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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 714371, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/714371
Research Article

Dynamic and Structural Performances of a New Sailcraft Concept for Interplanetary Missions

1School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
2Faculty of Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G1 1XW, UK
3Department of Astronautic, Electrical and Energy Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, Via Salaria 851, 00138 Rome, Italy

Received 6 February 2015; Accepted 11 June 2015

Academic Editor: Manuel Lozano

Copyright © 2015 Alessandro Peloni 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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