Space Science Administrators: Oral history interviews, 1992-1993.

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American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics. Study of Multi-Institutional Collaborations. Phase II: Space Science and Geophysics. Space Science Administrators: Oral history interviews, 1992-1993.

Space Science Administrators: Oral history interviews, 1992-1993.

Interviews were conducted with six administrators of space science research. Jacqueline Bergeron, the General Secretary of the International Astronomical Union, on the development of space science projects. Giacomo Cavallo, the head of the Long-Term Planning Office for the European Space Agency (ESA), on the development of ESA projects and the records produced. Richard Hart, the Executive Secretary of the National Academy of Sciences' Space Studies Board, on the development of NASA projects, including the Voyager mission. Martin Huber, the head of Space Science Department at the European Space Research and Technology Centre, on the development of and organization of ESA projects. Aaron Janofsky, Assistant to the Executive Director of ICSU's Committee on Space Research, on COSPAR's involvement in the development of space science programs. G. Lefferanderie, the Legal Advisor for the European Space Agency, on the organizational structure of ESA.

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COSPAR.

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Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)

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This oral history project was undertaken by the Center for History of Physics of the American Institute of Physics, beginning in about 1976. The American Philosophical Society Library is a designated repository for the archive, which includes photocopies of typed manuscripts of the interviews, and microfilm and microfiche of certain manuscript collections of astrophysicists. These include the papers of Robert D'E Atkinson, Seth Chandler, Theodore Dunham [The American Philosophical Society has re...

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established as an independent agency of the executive branch on October 1, 1958 by the National Aeronautics and Space Act (72 Stat. 426), approved July 29, 1958. It superseded the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). NASA conducted redsearch on problems of flight, developed aeronautical and space vehicles, explored outer space, and participated in international programs for the peaceful development of space technology....

Bergeron, J.

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International Council of Scientific Unions.

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National Science Foundation (U.S.)

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Voyager Project

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European Space Research and Technology Centre

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Hart, Richard R.

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International Astronomical Union.

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European Space Agency.

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Huber, Martin, 1966-

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