Interview with Reeth, George Van

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection
Interviewee
Reference Code
INT563
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Interview Informations

Recorded in 19 September 2008 - 20 September 2008 - Gaiole in Chianti (Siena)
Interview by R. Oosterlinck and N. Tinjod in French

Transcripts
Topics Pages
ELDO: ELDO liquidation / ELDO personnel administration: 1972-1973 10-12
ESA: ESA Convention: France: ESA programmes 13
ESA: ESA director general / ESA personnel administration / ESA headquarters: 1975-1983 13-16
ESA: ESA scientific cooperation: NASA / USSR: 1975-1992 16-17, 21-22
ESA: Hermes shuttle 21
ESA: ESA headquarters: terrorism: 1984 22-23
ESA: Ariane launch / Ariane programme: 1973-1980 24-25
ESA: Ariane launcher marketing: Ariane Promotion Series / Intelsat: 1977-1978 25
space exploitation: Arianespace: TCI affair 25-28
ESA: Ariane 4 launcher / Ariane 5 launcher: ESA budget: CNES 27-28
international space exploration: International Space University: 1987-2008 28-33
ESA: ESA personnel administration: ESA staff recruitment / ESA staff representation: 1984-1992 3, 17-21
education, professional career 3-5
international space exploration: International Astronautical Federation: China: 1989 33-34
ELDO/ESA/ESRO: ELDO staff / ESA staff / ESRO staff: Belgium 34
space exploitation: aerospace industry: industrial consortium: 2008 35
education, professional career: ESRO: ESTEC contracts: 1964 5-7
ESRO: ESRO director general: Spain: fascism: 1967-1971 7, 23-24
ESRO: aerospace industry: industrial return / Italy / project management 7-8, 34-35
ESRO: ESTEC: ESTEC contracts / ESTEC site / ESTEC personnel administration: Austria: 1964-1972 8-10
Cited Persons
Allest, Frédéric D'; Anderson, Walter; Archibald, Jane; Aubinière, Robert; Auger, Pierre; Azcarraga, General; Blassel, Pierre; Bondi, Hermann; Curien, Hubert; Diamantis, Peter; Eesbeek, Jef Van; Frank, Herbert; Gibson, Roy; Giscard D'Estaing, Valéry; Heseltine, Michael; Hocker, Alexandre; Howell, Timothy; Lebeau, André; Levade, Pierre; Lines, Freddy; Lüst, Reimar; Nichols, Gwyn; Orye, Raymond; Plattenteich, Adalbert W.; Rowley, Todd; Tassin, Jacques; Thomas, Winfried; Vignelles, Roger