Interview with Ortner, Johannes

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection

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Recorded in 23 July 2011 Salzburg
Interview by P. Habison in German

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international space exploration: space exploration prospects (page: 19-20)
education, professional career: Kiruna observatory: Nike-Cajun rockets / noctilucent clouds / northern lights / spectrometry: 1957-1962 (page: 2-4, 7)
ESRO: Austria / ESRO setting up / United States of America (page: 4-6, 8)
UNO: UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Austria: Cold War: 1958-1999 (page: 6-7)
space policy: Austria: Austrian Space Agency: aerospace industry / industrial return (page: 7-10)
ESA: Spacelab: Austria (page: 9-12)
ESA: Austria: ESA association agreement / ESA membership / industrial return / scientific cooperation: Norway: 1981-1987 (page: 12-14, 16)
space policy: Austria: Austromir: astronaut / ESA (page: 14-15)
space research: Austria: astrophysical summer school in Alpbach: young person: 1963-2005 (page: 16-18, 21)
Cited Persons

Alfvén, Hannes, Allen, James Van, Bondi, Hermann, Finke, Wolfgang, Firnberg, Herta, Gibson, Roy, Grimburg, Wilhelm, Hulthén, Erik, Hultqvist, Bengt, Jankowitsch, Peter, Lothaller, Wolfgang, Lüst, Reimar, Olsen, Sven, Riedler, Willibald, Tautner, Erwin, Vranitzky, Franz, Zellhofer, Otto

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