Interview with Golay, Marcel

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection
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Recorded in 04 March 2008 - Observatoire de Genève
Interview by M. Giovannini in French

Topics Pages
space policy: Switzerland: administrative organisation / university 11-12
domestic policy: Switzerland: research policy: administrative organisation: European Southern Observatory 12-13
ESA: Switzerland: industrial return: 1975-2002 13
space policy: Switzerland: industrial return: ESA / European Southern Observatory / ESRO 13, 17-18
ESA: Gaia satellite / Hipparcos satellite 17
international space exploration: NASA: moon exploration: 2001-2008 18-19
ESA: scientist: small countries 19
space policy: Switzerland: COSPAR: armed forces / CERN / central government / industrial enterprise / political party / university: 1960 2-5
ESRO: COPERS: Large Astronomical Satellite / sounding balloons 6-7
ESRO: scientist: astronomy / physical sciences 7-9
space research: Switzerland: astronomy / physical sciences: sounding balloons / telescopes 8, 13-17
space research: Switzerland: European Southern Observatory: CERN / ESA / NASA 9-10
Cited Persons
Aebischer, Patrick; Auger, Pierre; Bauer, Gérard; Borel, Alfred; Burckhardt, Jakob; Bush, George W.; Campiche, Samuel; Chaudet, Pierre; Chavanne, André; Creola, Peter; Deonna, Raymond; Geiss, Johannes; Hochstrasser, Urs; Houtermans, Fritz; Kleiber, Charles; Müller, Eric; Muralt, Alexander Von; Nicollier, Claude; Petitpierre, Max; Wahlen, Friedrich Traugott; Weisskopf, Victor