72nd Council session : Paris from 12/12 to 13/12/1985

Documents from 21 November 1985 to 12 February 1986

Identity Statement

HAEU Reference Code
Original Reference Code
Extent and Medium


Physical Medium

Microfiche, Paper

Reference Archivists

Bonini, Gherardo; Casar, Andreja

Content and Structure


Official issues : draft revised agendas, list of participants, draft minutes, resolutions on 1986 budgets, on accounts for 1984, on ARIANE launching pricing policy. Relevant subjects: Report by Director General on setting up of British National Space Centre (BNSC) and comments by Austrian, German, Italian and French delegations also concerning Mr. Gibson's appointment
Finance matters: 1986 budgets and draft resolution for mandatory activities and outputs associated with general budget, draft 1986 budget for ARIANE-5 preparatory programme, draft resolution on 1984 accounts.
Programme matters: report on draft agreement between Gabon and ESA on setting up and use of ARIANE downrange station at Libreville, status of Hermes programme, report on draft resolution on in orbit technological demonstration programme, discussion on upgrading of Maspalomas station.
Personnel matters: report by AFC Chairman on staff increase and related expenditure. Summary of activities with third parties including support to European Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (Eutelsat), to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for SROSS-1 launch, consultancy support to Brazilian Space Agency, Instituto Nacional de Pasquisas Espaciais (INPE).
Legal matters: extension of MOUs for various activities concerning Maspalomas station, Kiruna site, Fairbanks, List of ad referendum notes. Annexes concerning oral report by Director General on telecommunications programme, space station and platforms, space transportation systems
text of report on Hermes and discussion at Ministerial Council in Rome, 01/1985, tables of ESA long term plan 1985-1995 and programme scenario, revised medium perm plan 1986-1990, statement by French delegation on coherence of long term space plan

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English, French

Type of Archival Materials


Allied Materials

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