The 8th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space Technology

3-6 September, 2019 Shanghai, China



The International Academy of Aeronautics (IAA) , the Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA) and Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST) are pleased to hold jointly the 8th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space Technology from 3-5 September, 2019. The conference would provide a platform to exchange ideas on how advanced Astronautic Technology brings benefits for humanity and explore the possibility for developing cooperative projects.



The Conference will be held in Shanghai, At Sofitel Shanghai Hongqiao. Address: No.666 Taihong Road, Minhang district. Shanghai Tel: 8621-36696666



Hosted by

Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA)

International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST)

Supported by

China National Space Administration (CNSA)

China Aerospace Science and Technology Limited Corporation (CASC)

China Aerospace Science and Industry limited Corporation (CASIC)



Astronautic Breakthrough Technology and Innovation

Topics proposed:

1. Launch Vehicle and Launch Technology

  1. Future Launch Vehicle and Emerging Technology
  2. Orbital and Suborbital Flight
  3. Orbital Transportation
  4. New Launch Approach and Space Ports
  5. Space Material, Structure and Thermal Protection
  6. Aerospace Propulsion System

2. Satellite payload and Application

  1. Future Space Application Technology
  2. New Payload Technologies of Space Communication, Navigation and Remote Sensing
  3. Development of Small, Mini-,Micro- and nano- Satellite
  4. On-Orbit Service And Maintenance
  5. Space Robots

3. Human Space Station and Human Space Exploration

  1. Space System and Related Technologies
  2. Safety and Maintenance of Human Spacecraft
  3. Space Station Experiment Issue
  4. Particle Radiation Hazard and Protection in Space
  5. Space life science

4. Space Science and Robotic Space Exploration

  1. Space Science
  2. Development and Utilization of Space Resources
  3. Robotic Space Exploration

5. New Technology and New Mode in Commercial Space

  1. Space Emerging Industry
  2. The Role of Space Industry in Socio-Economic Development
  3. Future Space International Cooperation
  4. Policies and laws on Space International Cooperation

 6. Disruptive Technology and Application

  1. Artificial Intelligence and Its Application in Space Industry
  2. Quantum Communication in Space
  3. Graphene and Carbon-Fiber Aircraft
  4. Promotion for Space Industry by Integration of innovative technologies



The working language will be English. A typical abstract would be one page long, word format,1000 words, associated to a short bio of the authors. All intended papers will be examined by the IPC.

Abstracts must be e-mailed to:  

Papers accepted will be compiled into the supplement of Shanghai Aerospace and we will select the best paper to recommend for publication in academic journals. Such as Advances in Aerospace Science and Technology and so on.



Deadline for Abstract Submission: May 30, 2019

Notification of Acceptance: June 15, 2019

Submission of Full Paper: July 30, 2019

Deadline for Early registration: August 1, 2019

Deadline for Registration: August 25, 2019

International Program Committee(IPC)


Jean-Michel Contant:  Secretary General, International Academy of Astronautics

HUA Chongzhi :  Vice President, Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology

Vice President

LI Ming:  Vice President, China Academy of Space Technology

Member(List by the order of pronunciation of last name)

CAI Guobiao:  Professor, Beihang University

CHEN Jie:  Executive Deputy Director of Committee of Science and Technology, Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology

LI Shouping:  Dean of the Shoool of Law, Beijing Institute of Technology (Member of IAA)

QIU Jiawen: Chief Designer, China Academy of Space Technology (Member of IAA)

WANG Chi:  Director, National Space Science Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences

WANG Guoqing:  Vice President, China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (Corresponding Member of IAA)

YUE Xiaokui:  Professor from the School of Astronautics, Northwestern Polytechnical University


Key Dates

  • May 30, 2019 Abstract Deadline
  • June 15, 2019 Author Notification
  • July 30, 2019 Papers Deadline
  • August 1, 2019 Early Registration Deadline
  • August 25, 2019 Registration Deadline