Interview with Sacotte, Daniel

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection

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Recorded in 03 February 2012 Paris
Interview by P.-F. Mouriaux and P. Varnoteaux and N. Tinjod in French

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ESA / European space policy (page: 34)
education, professional career: CNRS space physics LPSP laboratory: CNRS Aeronomy Laboratory: 1969 (page: 2-4, 42-43)
space research: France: solar spectrometry: Eridan sounding balloon: 1969-1972 (page: 05-Jun)
space research: France / CNES: Brétigny space centre: Diamant-BP4 / Faust sounding rockets (page: 07-Aug)
space research: France / CNES: manned space missions: International Space Station / Spacelab: 1973-1981 (page: 8-12, 23)
space policy: France / CNES: Intercosmos / USSR: 1966-1984 (page: Dec-17)
domestic policy: France: research policy: Strategic Defense Initiative: 1984-1986 (page: 17-18)
domestic policy: France: research policy: Eureka Programme: 1984-1986 (page: 18-19)
space research: France / CNES: administrative organisation: 1986-1997 (page: 19-20, 24-26)
space research: France / CNES: Hermes shuttle (page: 20-24)
ESA: ESA administration / ESA director general: ESA security agreements (page: 26-36, 38)
ESA: ESA relations with national space agencies (page: 32-33)
ESA: ESTEC: ExoMars / International Space Station: 2004-2010 (page: 36-38, 43)
Guiana Space Centre: Russia: Soyuz launcher / Starsem (page: 39-40)
Cited Persons

Allègre, Claude, Allest, Frédéric D', Arnaud, Claude, Aubinière, Robert, Bensoussan, Alain, Blamont, Jacques, Bonnet, Roger-Maurice, Chanin, Marie-Lise, Chrétien, Jean-Loup, Courtois, Michel, Curien, Hubert, Dassault, Serge, Devaquet, Alain, Dordain, Jean-Jacques, Fabius, Laurent, Feustel-Büchl, Jörg, Fletcher, James C., Gibson, Roy, Giscard D'Estaing, Valéry, Husson, Jean-Claude, Le Gall, Jean-Yves, Lebeau, André, Lévi, Jean-Daniel, Lions, Jacques-Louis, Lüst, Reimar, Luton, Jean-Marie, Mercier, Bénédict, Meyniel, Gaston, Mitterrand, François, Morel, Pierre, Pellat, René, Planel, Hubert, Poncin, Henri, Riesenhuber, Heinz, Rodotà, Antonio, Stourdzé, Yves, Thirkettle, Alan, Védrine, Hubert, Vieillefosse, Michel, Wittig, Sigmar

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