Citing SpiceyPy

If you are publishing work that uses SpiceyPy, please cite SpiceyPy and the SPICE toolkit.

SpiceyPy can be cited using the JOSS DOI ( or with the following:

Annex et al., (2020). SpiceyPy: a Pythonic Wrapper for the SPICE Toolkit. Journal of Open Source Software, 5(46), 2050,

Instructions for how to cite the SPICE Toolkit are available on the NAIF website:

To cite information about SpiceyPy usage statistics, please cite my 2017 and or 2019 abstracts as appropriate below:
  1. 2017 abstract:

  2. 2019 abstract: