The Journal was established in 1995 by the Resolution № 307 of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine on December 28, 1994. State registration certificate of print media: KV 23700-13540PR on 21.11.2018.
The Journal is intended for professionals in space science and technology, to those who uses space technologies for various applications, as well as for the foreign readers who want to get acquainted with the achievements of space-rocketindustry and space science of Ukraine. The Journal became a worthy successor of the previous specialized journals, which were established by the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, such as the "Space Research in Ukraine" (1973-1984) and the "Space Science and Technique" (1986-1992).
In course of its twenty three years activity, the "Space Science and Technology" journal has gained a wide recognition in Ukraine and abroad as well as has provided significantly space research in Ukraine. Thanks to the efforts of the Editorial Board and Editorial Office the 24 volumes (namely 115 issues, including 14 specialized issues and 19 annexes) were published till the end of 2018. These issues contain over 1750 scientific papers (30% of them were prepared with the participation of foreign authors).
- space-rocket vehicles, spacecrafts design and manufacture
- scientific payload of spacecrafts
- control systems, dynamics, and energetics of space vehicles and spacecrafts
- study of the Earth from space
- space physics and astronomy
- space biology and medicine,
- space material science
- space communications, navigation, and information systems
- organizational, legal, and philosophical aspects of space research
- history of space research
The Ukrainian Branch of the International Academy of Astronautics has been participating in the preparation of the Journal's archive digitization since 2015.
Editor-in-chief: Borys Paton
Editorial Board Executive Secretary: Iryna Vavilova
Executive Editorial Office Secretary: Olga Klymenko
Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,
27 Akademika Zabolotnogo St., off. 201, Kyiv, 03143, Ukraine