Issue 11 - The Kessler Run8 Jan 2018
Issue 11 - The Kessler Run8 Jan 2018 This issue contains original papers from various teams participating to the 9th edition of the Global Trajectory Optimization Competition as well as a paper from the competition organizers.
Issue 10 - Space Architectures14 Dec 2016
Issue 10 - Space Architectures14 Dec 2016 This special issue of Acta Futura on Space Architecture presents a selection of advanced concepts related to establishing an extra-terrestrial outpost.
Issue 8 - GTOC 507 Nov 2014
Issue 8 - GTOC 507 Nov 2014 The eight issue of Acta Futura contains original papers form the participants to the 5th edition of the Global Trajectory Optimization Competition (GTOC). The issue contains contribution from the edition organizers and from all of the first four ranked teams.
Issue 9 - AI in Space20 May 2014
Issue 9 - AI in Space20 May 2014 The ninth issue of Acta Futura publishes selected papers from the 2013 AI in Space workshop, held as a satellite event at the 23rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in Beijing, China. Now in its fourth edition, this workshop was co-organized by the Advanced Concepts Team of the European Space Agency and the Artificial Intelligence Group of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Issue 7 - Relativistic Positioning Systems08 November 2013
Issue 7 - Relativistic Positioning Systems and their Scientiﬁc Applications08 November 2013 The seventh issue of Acta Futura publishes the proceedings of the Workshop on Relativistic Positioning Systems and their Scientiﬁc Applications. Organised by the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana (UL), ESA (Advanced Concepts Team) and Centre of Excellence SPACE-SI.
Issue 6 - The Green Issue25 July 2013
Issue 6 - The Green Issue25 July 2013 The sixth Issue of Acta Futura "the Green issue" focuses on bio inspired technologies / solutions for space applications. Visionary concepts and proposals were selected by the editorial board from those available in scientific publications and authors were invited to provide a long term perspective on their possible use in far fetched space missions.
Issue 5 - The Pink Issue23 January 2012
Issue 5 - The Pink Issue23 January 2012 The fifth Issue of Acta Futura "the Pink issue" contains improved versions of the papers presented at the 3rd Space and AI workshop organized by the Advanced Concepts Team within the International Joint Conference on Atificial Intelligence, held in Barcelona in July 2011.
Issue 4 - The Ivory Issue01 June 2011
Issue 4 - The Ivory Issue01 June 2011 The fourth Issue of Acta Futura "the Ivory issue" contains original peer-reviewed contributions and discussions on future visions for space. All authors have been invited to write their contribution on a topic selected by the journal editorial board.
Issue 3 01 March 2009
Issue 3 01 March 2009 The third Issue of Acta Futura contains papers from the invited speakers to the second workshop on innovative concepts. This second edition of the workshop focused on innovative concepts conceived by the space community. The contents of the workshop were organised around four meta-themes: i) Creating tomorrow's Pioneers, ii) Vis viva from space, iii) Driving evolution and iv) Discovering Natural Paths. These themes form the backbone of the ACT's research interests.
Issue 2 (special issue: guest editor Dario Izzo)01 October 2006
Issue 2 (special issue: guest editor Dario Izzo)01 October 2006 The second Issue of Acta Futura contains papers from the invited speakers to the 1st workshop on innovative concepts. This first edition of the workshop focused on innovative concepts conceived by the space community. The papers have also been published as an European Space Agency special publication SP-633.
Issue 1 01 October 2005
Issue 1 01 October 2005 This early first Issue of Acta Futura contains selected papers from the Advanced Concepts Team researchers covering the research areas of the team as of the year 2005. From hypomethabolic states for astronaut space travel to prospects of solar power from space and Near Earth Objects mitigation problems this issue contains the first papers of many now classical ACT research topics.