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Austria's History in Space

Austria's History in Space

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Austria’s History in Space
Bruno Philipp Besser 
HSR-34
January 2004
 
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Title
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 HSR-34 Austria’s History in Space
Published by
: ESA Publications DivisionESTEC, PO Box 2992200 AG NoordwijkThe Netherlands
Editor 
: R.A. Harris
Price
: €20
 ISSN 
: 1638-4704
 ISBN 
: 92-9092-545-0
Copyright 
: ©2004 The European Space Agency
Printed in
: The Netherlands
 
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Contents
1 Introduction.............................................................................................................................1 2 Early Years..............................................................................................................................3Medieval Rocketry by Conrad Haas.......................................................................................3Celestial Mechanics by Johannes Kepler................................................................................3Aurora Borealis Theory by Maximilian Hell...........................................................................3Military Rockets by Vinzenz von Augustin............................................................................3First International Polar Year (1882-1884).............................................................................4Discovery of Cosmic Radiation by Viktor Franz Hess.............................................................4Period between First World War and 1938.............................................................................5From 1938 to the End of the Second World War.....................................................................7After the Second World War to the End of the Occupation (1945 to 1955)...............................83 Years of Preparation...............................................................................................................11Austria and the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).................................................11Austria and the International Geophysical Year (IGY)..........................................................11Austria and the United Nations............................................................................................12Austria and Space Law.......................................................................................................14Austria and COPERS..........................................................................................................16Austria and COSPAR.........................................................................................................16Austrian Astronautical Society............................................................................................17Scientific space related activities in the 1960s.......................................................................184 Active Years..........................................................................................................................21Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Graz................................................21Institute of Geodesy, Graz University of Technology............................................................21Institute of Communications and Wave Propagation, Graz University of Technology..............21Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences......................................................22Austrian Space Agency (ASA)............................................................................................25Lustbühel Observatory, Graz...............................................................................................29Spacelab-1.........................................................................................................................30Austria’s cooperation with the Soviet Union.........................................................................31Main Scientific Activities in the 1970s and 1980s.................................................................32Satellite Communication Studies.........................................................................................35Remote Sensing Activities..................................................................................................36Austria and the European Space Agency (ESA)....................................................................37AustroMir..........................................................................................................................39Involvement of Austria’s Industry in Space Activities...........................................................42Appendix A: Chronological List of Important Events...........................................................................49Appendix B: Austria’s Space Budget..................................................................................................51Appendix C: Short Biographies of Key Players....................................................................................53Appendix D: Scientists, Engineers and Administrators not included in Appendix C ...............................59Appendix E: Summer School Alpbach................................................................................................63Acknowledgements...............................................................................................................................65

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