Studies on the materials of LARES 2 satellite

@article{Paolozzi2019StudiesOT,
  title={Studies on the materials of LARES 2 satellite},
  author={Antonio Paolozzi and Giampiero Sindoni and Ferdinando Felli and Daniela Pilone and Andrea Brotzu and Ignazio Ciufolini and Erricos C. Pavlis and Claudio Paris},
  journal={Journal of Geodesy},
  year={2019},
  volume={93},
  pages={2437 - 2446}
}
LARES 2 is an Italian Space Agency (ASI) satellite designed for testing with unprecedented accuracy frame-dragging, a fundamental prediction of general relativity, for other tests of fundamental physics and to contribute to space geodesy with a precision higher than any other satellite presently in orbit. The choice of the material for the body of LARES 2 satellite determines, along with its dimensions, the surface-to-mass ratio minimization, which is the main requirement for the satellite. The… 

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