Interview with Gibson, Roy

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection
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Interview Informations

Recorded in 05 December 2007 - Montpellier
Interview by M. Godwin in English

Topics Pages
ELDO: ELDO secretary general: 1964-1971 10
ESRO: ESRO scientific cooperation: United States of America 11
ESA: ESA scientific cooperation: China / India: 1975-1980 11
ESA: Ariane launcher: programme management: Intelsat / France: 1975-1980 11-12
ESRO: ESRO Convention 13
space policy: United Kingdom: British National Space Centre: UK space plan: 1986 13-16
space policy: United Kingdom: HOTOL spaceplane 15
education, professional career: Far East / UK Atomic Energy Authority: 1946-1967 2
ESA: ESA director general: ELDO-ESRO merging / ESA personnel administration / ESA setting up: 1974-1980 3, 10-11
ESRO: ESTEC: United Kingdom: ESTEC site / ESTEC staff 3, 6-7, 9
education, professional career 3-5
space policy: United Kingdom: British National Space Centre: setting up: 1985-1987 4, 12-13
ESRO: ESRIN: Italy 7-8
ESRO: Esrange Space Centre: applications satellites / sounding rockets 8-9
Cited Persons
Bignier, Michel; Dawson, Graham; Howe, Geoffrey; Lines, Freddy; Matthöfer, Hans; Steele, John; Thatcher, Margaret