18. Council session : Paris from 30/06 to 01/07/1977

Documents from 16 June 1977 to 19 September 1977

Identity Statement

HAEU Reference Code
Original Reference Code
Extent and Medium


Physical Medium

Microfiche, Paper

Reference Archivists

Bonini, Gherardo

Content and Structure


Official issues : draft agendas, list of participants, draft minutes, n.3 Resolutions and, as addenda, amendments requested by Italian and French delegations.
Relevant subjects : 1978/1980 financing requirements
Overall Communication Satellite programme
Remote Sensing (European Remote Sensing programme, Earthnet pricing structure)
SPACELAB Utilisation
ARIANE Promotion Phase
Cooperation offer by NASA for Material Sciences Experiments
Launching of EXOSAT by ARIANE
Launch of GEOS-2
Financial matters (draft Resolution implementing paragraph n.4 of Resolution ESA/C/XIV/RES.1, new scale of contributions to the mandatory budgets for 1978 and reductions of Spanish contribution, report by the Director General on economies in the annual recurring costs of ESA, application of 1977 conversion rates to contributions called-up in the 4. quarter of 1976, draft Resolution concerning the distribution of ELDO funds)
Legal matters (establishment of an ESA ground station for tracking, telemetry and command in Carnarvon (Australia), Agreement between ESA and CNES concerning the ARIANE Passenger Experiment (APEX) programme, draft Memorandum of Understanding between ESA and NASA on the SpaceTelescope, draft Agreement between ESA and Indonesia).
Attached : Resolution concerning the launch of EXOSAT and the possibility of re-launching GEOS. Resolution concerning the distribution of ELDO funds. Resolution on the Chairmanship of the delegate bodies of ESA

Conditions of Access and Use


English, French

Type of Archival Materials


Allied Materials

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