Article Processing Charges of Journal of Deep Space Exploration
The three types of published papers of Journal of Deep Space Exploration are: review papers, research papers, and news. The article processing charges (APC) for each type are as follows.
I. Review papers
After appraisal, the journal charges the APC for review papers by the number of articles so that the contents of papers will not be affected due to cost considerations. There is no upper limit to the number of pages, but the lower limit is 8 pages. The APC is RMB 3,000 per article.
II. Research papers
After appraisal, the journal charges the APC for research papers by the number of pages to encourage cutting down pages based on clear description of research methods, results, and contributions. The standard is around RMB 250 per page on average. The details are: RMB 1,800 for 6 pages and below; RMB 2,000 for 7-8 pages; RMB 2,000 for 8 pages, plus RMB 200 per page for the rest pages.
News is generally limited to 2 pages, and the APC is RMB 500 per article.
Table 1 APC of Journal of Deep Space Exploration
At least 8 pages with no upper limit
Within 6 pages (inclusive of 6)
Above 8 pages
RMB 2,000 plus RMB 200 per page for the rest pages
Editorial Office of Journal of Deep Space Exploration
April 19, 2018