# Dynamics, analytical solutions and choice of parameters for towed space debris with flexible appendages

@article{Aslanov2015DynamicsAS, title={Dynamics, analytical solutions and choice of parameters for towed space debris with flexible appendages}, author={Vladimir S. Aslanov and Vadim Yudintsev}, journal={Advances in Space Research}, year={2015}, volume={55}, pages={660-667} }

## 76 Citations

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- Physics
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