The JOURNAL OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING, SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS was a technical journal organized by the Brazilian Aerospace Association (AAB). It had the objective of publishing papers of research and development in the aerospace engineering and space sciences, as well as applications in both areas developed in Brazil and around the world. It has covered topics developed inside the Brazilian space program and other space programs around the world and their applications. It also has covered theoretical developments in those areas and related ones, like astronomy, numerical methods, control systems, etc. Papers related to the history of the aerospace engineering and sciences was also of interest of the journal.