Interview with Causse, Jean-Pierre

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection

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Recorded in 19 March 2003
Interview by D. Redon in French

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space policy: France / CNES: Hermes shuttle (page: 30)
education, professional career: photomultipliers (page: 1-5)
international space exploration: Vanguard satellite (page: 7)
space exploitation: applications satellites: telecommunications satellites / meteorological satellites: 1960-1971 (page: 9)
space policy: France / CNES: CNES setting up (page: 5, 8, 10)
space policy: France / CNES: Eole satellite / FR1 satellite: NASA: 1962-1971 (page: 6-7, 9, 11-14)
space policy: France: SEREB (page: 10-11)
space policy: France / CNES: Asterix 1 satellite / FR1 satellite: Diamant launcher / NASA: 1965 (page: 14-15)
space research: France: CNES / SEREB: Diamant launcher (page: 15-17)
space policy: France / CNES: CNES Launcher Division: 1966 (page: 17-18)
space policy: France / CNES: Europa launcher / SEREB: 1968 (page: 19-20)
ESRO: ESRO setting up / Large Astronomical Satellite (page: 20-21)
ELDO/ESRO: ELDO crisis / ESRO crisis: Causse Report: telecommunications satellites: 1967-1968 (page: 21-23, 26)
ELDO: Europa launcher: Astrid stage / Blue Streak launcher / LIIIS launcher: ELDO crisis: 1960-1972 (page: 24-25)
ELDO/ESRO: post-Apollo negotiations: Spacelab: European Space Conference: 1969-1974 (page: 26-30)
Cited Persons

Aubinière, Robert, Auger, Pierre, Bignier, Michel, Bigot, Charles, Blamont, Jacques, Blassel, Pierre, Bondi, Hermann, Braun, Wernher Von, Chiquet, Pierre, Dinkespiler, Jean-Albert, Gaulle, Charles De, Lallemand, André, Lefèvre, Théo, Lévy, Maurice, Morel, Pierre, Namy, Xavier, Pompidou, Georges, Rocard, Yves, Storey, Owen

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