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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 182079, 7 pages
Dynamics of Artificial Satellites around Europa
1Instituto de Ciência e Tecnologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 12.331-280 São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
2Division of Space Mechanics and Control, INPE, 12.227-010 São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
Received 22 October 2012; Revised 21 December 2012; Accepted 2 January 2013
Academic Editor: Silvia Maria Giuliatti Winter
Copyright © 2013 Jean Paulo dos Santos Carvalho et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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