Oral history of British science

King-Hele, Desmond (Part 14 of 21). An Oral History of British Science.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:47

  • Shelf mark

    C1379/13

  • Subjects

    Atmospheric Science

  • Recording date

    2010.06.08

  • Recording locations

    Farnham, Surrey

  • Interviewees

    King-Hele, Desmond, 1927- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Merchant, Paul (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 14: Story of Black Arrow [BA] Satellite Launcher, developed at RAE, including testing on Isle of Wight, failed attempts to launch two satellites, successful launch of ‘Prospero’, cancellation of BA 1971, development of military satellites later.

  • Description

    Life story interview with physicist Dr Desmond King-Hele

  • Related transcripts

    Desmond King-Hele interviewed by Paul Merchant: full transcript of the interview

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King-Hele, Desmond (Part 14 of 21). An Oral History of British Science.

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