Recorded in 09 April 2010 München
Interview by H. Trischler and M. Knopp in German
education, professional career: COPERS / ESRO / Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics: artificial cometes / barium and plasma clouds / HEOS satellites / magnetosphere: 1963-1985 (page: 3-6)
ESA: Launching Programme Advisory Committee: 1972-1974 (page: 5-6)
ESA: NASA: Cluster satellites / Firewheel satellite (page: 6-7)
ESA: Porcupine sounding rocket: USSR: 1974-1979 (page: 8-9)
ESA: ESA science budget / ESA staff recruitment (page: 21)
space exploitation: aerospace industry: Federal Republic of Germany (page: 22)
international space exploration: technoscientific cooperation: Federal Republic of Germany / USSR: Intercosmos programme / reunification of Germany (page: 9-10)
space research: Federal Republic of Germany: Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics: Astroplane project: 1972-2000 (page: 10-11)
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: DARA German space agency / DLR German aerospace centre / university (page: 12-15, 23-24)
international space exploration: Aurora programme / manned space missions / Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence: microgravity (page: 16-19, 23)
Biermann, Ludwig, Bülmahn, Edelgard, Genzel, Ludwig, Hovestadt, Dieter, Lüst, Reimar, Lüst, Rhea, Pinkau, Klaus, Sagdeev, Roald, Schlüter, Arnulf, Trümper, Joachim
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