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Review of Gravity Probe B (1995)

Review of Gravity Probe B

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Review of Gravity Probe B




Gravity Probe B is the relativity gyroscope experiment being developed by NASA and Stanford University to test two unverified predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity.

Review of Gravity Probe B assesses the project in the areas of scientific importance, technical feasibility, and competitive value and provides a basis for NASA's decision to continue with the project as scheduled. The launch of Gravity Probe B is currently targeted for October 26, 2000.


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National Research Council. 1995. Review of Gravity Probe B. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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37 pages | 8.5 x 10

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