Interview with Finke, Wolfgang

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection
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INT077
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Interview Informations

Recorded in 23 April 2010 - Bonn
Interview by H. Trischler in German

Transcripts
Topics Pages
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: administrative organisation: German society for space research GfW: 1962-1973 10-11
domestic policy: Federal Republic of Germany: national research policy: DFVLR German space centre / education policy / planning: 1965-1973 11-14
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: Ariane launcher / Spacelab: space programmes balance / technoscientific cooperation: 1973-1982 14-16, 18-20, 22-23
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: aerospace industry / industrial policy: earth observation / telecommunications satellites: 1965-1986 16-18
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: NASA: Helios space probes / military occupation: 1966 2, 6, 8-11
education, professional career 2-3
ESA: ESA budget / ESA Council: chairmanship / European currency unit / industrial return: 1975-1978 20-22
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: administrative organisation: Großprojekte Committee / interministerial cooperation: 1973-1982 23-27
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: Ariane 5 launcher / Columbus Laboratory / engine / Hermes shuttle: ESA Council / Europeanisation of national space programmes: 1982-1986 27-32
domestic policy: Federal Republic of Germany: nuclear energy: 1958 3-4
international space exploration: Federal Republic of Germany: Saphir project: manned space missions / spaceflights: popularising science 33-35
ESA: ESA functioning: 1973-1986 35-36
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: DARA German space agency: setting up 36
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: administrative organisation / COPERS: 1954-1962 4-7
ELDO: Federal Republic of Germany 7-8
Cited Persons
Benecke, Theo; Bölkow, Ludwig; Bülow, Andreas Von; Ehmke, Horst; Gibson, Roy; Greger, Gottfried; Hauff, Volker; Haunschild, Hans-Hilger; Högenauer, Ernst; Kröll, Walter; Kutzer, Ants; Leussink, Hans; Matthöfer, Hans; Mayer, Max; Riedl, Erich; Riesenhuber, Heinz; Schmidt-Küster, Wolf; Stoltenberg, Gerhard; Strub, Hermann