6 This is the completed payload being unloaded at Lockheed Sunnyvale.
8 A large crane lifts the GP-B payload onto the truck that will take it to Lockheed, Sunnyvale. There, it will be integrated with the rest of the space craft components before being sent on to Vandenburg Air force Base for launch.
9 A partially completed solar array is laid out on an optical table for assembly.
12GP-B Spacecraft with solar arrays The GP-B spacecraft sitting on its maintenance stand with solar arrays installed in the processing room at VAFB, early November, 2003.
13GP-B Spacecraft with PAF The Gravity Probe B spacecraft, sitting in the processing room at VAFB with the Payload Attachment Fitting (PAF) installed, ready to move to the launch pad in late November, 2003.
14 A partially completed solar array is laid out on an optical table for assembly.
15 Vehicle at Lockheed after modal testing.
16 Final payload being delivered to Lockheed.
17 A mockup of the space vehicle.
18 The sun shield during manufacture. The sun shield is a metal cone placed over the telescope window. It prevents excess light from entering the optical system.
19 View of the completed vehicle directly after integration.
20 A solar panel hangs ready for vehicle integration.
24 Mass Trim mechanism
26 The space vehicle undergoing tests at Lockheed.