Interview with Reeth, George Van

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection

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HAEU Reference Code
Interview Informations

Recorded in 19 September 2008 - 20 September 2008 Gaiole in Chianti (Siena)
Interview by R. Oosterlinck and N. Tinjod in French

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Open Transcript, Closed Audio

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education, professional career (page: 3-5)
ESA: Ariane launcher marketing: Ariane Promotion Series / Intelsat: 1977-1978 (page: 25)
ESA: Hermes shuttle (page: 21)
education, professional career: ESRO: ESTEC contracts: 1964 (page: 5-7)
ESRO: aerospace industry: industrial return / Italy / project management (page: 7-8, 34-35)
ESRO: ESTEC: ESTEC contracts / ESTEC site / ESTEC personnel administration: Austria: 1964-1972 (page: 8-10)
ELDO: ELDO liquidation / ELDO personnel administration: 1972-1973 (page: 10-12)
ESA: ESA Convention: France: ESA programmes (page: 13)
ESA: ESA director general / ESA personnel administration / ESA headquarters: 1975-1983 (page: 13-16)
ESA: ESA scientific cooperation: NASA / USSR: 1975-1992 (page: 16-17, 21-22)
ESRO: ESRO director general: Spain: fascism: 1967-1971 (page: 7, 23-24)
ESA: Ariane launch / Ariane programme: 1973-1980 (page: 24-25)
space exploitation: Arianespace: TCI affair (page: 25-28)
ELDO/ESA/ESRO: ELDO staff / ESA staff / ESRO staff: Belgium (page: 34)
space exploitation: aerospace industry: industrial consortium: 2008 (page: 35)
international space exploration: International Space University: 1987-2008 (page: 28-33)
international space exploration: International Astronautical Federation: China: 1989 (page: 33-34)
ESA: ESA headquarters: terrorism: 1984 (page: 22-23)
ESA: Ariane 4 launcher / Ariane 5 launcher: ESA budget: CNES (page: 27-28)
ESA: ESA personnel administration: ESA staff recruitment / ESA staff representation: 1984-1992 (page: 3, 17-21)
Cited Persons

Allest, Frédéric D', Anderson, Walter, Archibald, Jane, Aubinière, Robert, Auger, Pierre, Azcarraga, General, Blassel, Pierre, Bondi, Hermann, Curien, Hubert, Diamantis, Peter, Eesbeek, Jef Van, Frank, Herbert, Gibson, Roy, Giscard D'Estaing, Valéry, Heseltine, Michael, Hocker, Alexandre, Howell, Timothy, Lebeau, André, Levade, Pierre, Lines, Freddy, Lüst, Reimar, Nichols, Gwyn, Orye, Raymond, Plattenteich, Adalbert W., Rowley, Todd, Tassin, Jacques, Thomas, Winfried, Vignelles, Roger

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