Dear Ma'am or Sir:

Please distribute the following Call For Chapters throughout your
subscribership at the Academy of International Business for the upcoming
publication, *Handbook of Research on Contemporary Space Exploration*:

*Please note there is an international business aspect to this Call For

Further details:

Bryan Christiansen, PryMarke LLC (USA)
Mamta Chauhan, Banasthali University (India)
Sadegh Niroomand, Shiraz University of Technology (Iran)
Pandian Vasant, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (Malaysia)
Call for Chapters
*Proposals Submission Deadline: March 15, 2017*
Full Chapters Due: July 31, 2017
Submission Date: November 30, 2017
Space exploration is the ongoing discovery and exploration of celestial
structures in outer space by means of continuously evolving and growing
space technology. While the study of space is conducted primarily by
astronomers with telescopes, the physical exploration of space is conducted
both by unmanned robotic probes and human spaceflight. Although studies
from earth using optical and radio telescopes have accumulated much data on
the nature of celestial bodies, it was not until after World War II that
the development of powerful rockets made direct space exploration a
technological possibility. The first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, was
launched by the USSR (now Russia) on Oct. 4, 1957,and spurred the dormant
U.S. program into action, leading to an international competition popularly
known as the "spacerace." Explorer I, the first American satellite, was
launched on Jan. 31, 1958. Although earth-orbiting satellites have by far
accounted for the great majority of launches in the space program, even
more information on the moon, other planets, and the sun has been acquired
by space probes.

The primary objective of this proposed publication is to provide a more
holistic perspective of space exploration than is commonly found in other
single-volume Reference books regarding this subject. The benefit to the
target audiences below is self-evident in that it would not be necessary to
locate different sources often dispersed in various literature.

Target Audience
The primary target audience for this publication are academics devoted to
the study of space exploration and all of its related topics. The secondary
audience are practitioners and others who have an interest in the subject
matter. While having academic rigor, the book will be written in a way such
that it can also be understood by non-academics and non-specialists who
have the educational background to comprehend the importance of the
proposed publication.

Recommended Topics
International Business in Space Exploration
Space Missions
Space Imaging
Branches and Future of Space Exploration
Space Flight
Apollo Program
Extrasolar Planets
Indian Space Research Organization
European Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
National Space Budgets
Scientific Development for Space
Benefits of Space Exploration
Space Tourism
Deep Space
Robotic Exploration
Interplanetary Travel
Commercial Space Travel
Space Exploration in a Changing International Environment
Human Spaceflight and Exploration
International Space Station
Financing of Interstellar Exploration
Social Foundations of Space Exploration
Theoretical Physics
Psychology of Space Exploration
Primordial Space

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before *March 15,
2017*. Authors will be notified by March 31, 2017 about the status of their
proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be
submitted by July 31, 2017, and all interested authors must consult the
guidelines for manuscript submissions at
publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ prior to submission. All
submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis.
Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are NO submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted
to this book publication, Psycholinguistics, Cognition in Language
Processing. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer
review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the E-Editorial DiscoveryTM
online submission manager.

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group
Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea
Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business
Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For
additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2018.

Important Dates
Call For Proposals: *March 15, 2017*
Full Chapter Submission: *July 31, 2017*
Double-blind Peer Review Process: *August 1 - September 15, 201*7
Final Chapter Revisions: *November 30, 2017*


Bryan Christiansen
1202 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York  10028  USA
Tel: (212) 439-6104


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