Interview with Pinkau, Klaus

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection

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Recorded in 09 March 2010 München
Interview by H. Trischler in German

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ESA: ESA setting up (page: 12-13)
education, professional career: atomic physics / cosmic rays: 1951-1964 (page: 2-8, 13-14)
space policy: Federal Republic of Germany: manned space missions: Spacelab (page: 9-10, 14-15)
domestic policy: Federal Republic of Germany: national research policy: administrative organisation / Großprojekte Committee / Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics: 1972-1982 (page: 11, 17)
ESRO: COS satellite / TD satellite (page: 11-12)
domestic policy: United States of America: national research policy: administrative organisation / working methods (page: 15-16)
space research: Federal Republic of Germany: physical sciences / scientific cooperation / space technology: ESRO / NASA / SAS satellites: space programmes balance (page: 8-9)
Cited Persons

Bagge, Erich, Dohnanyi, Klaus Von, Fichtel, Carl, Heisenberg, Werner, Hutchinson, John, Lüst, Reimar, Maier-Leibnitz, Heinz, Powell, Cecil F.

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