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Oral history of Richard Henry, 2015 April 15


Scope and Contents

Richard Henry is an Academy Professor in the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, where he is also Research Professor in the Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy. He is also Director of the Maryland Space Grant Consortium. He earned his Ph.D. at Princeton University in 1967. In this oral history, Henry discusses his early interest in astronomy, the trajectory of his career, and the beginnings of the Space Telescope Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University.


  • Creation: 2015 April 15

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From the Collection: 11.87 Cubic Feet (9 record center boxes, 1 letter size box, 1 half legal size box)

From the Collection: 24.9 Gigabytes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Accession 2018-19.UA.015

Repository Details

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