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Gravity Probe B records
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Description
Records include audiovisual materials, administrative records pertaining to the project, photographs, and public relations materials.
Background
Gravity Probe B was a relativity gyroscope experiment funded by NASA and led by the Stanford University Department of Physics, with Lockheed Martin as the primary subcontractor. Mission scientists viewed it as the second gravity experiment in space, following the successful launch of Gravity Probe A (GP-A) in 1976. For more information, see: http://einstein.stanford.edu/.
Extent
44.75 Linear Feet 31 boxes
Availability
The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.