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Oertel, Goetz Kuno Heinrich, 1934-
Oral history interview with Goetz K. Oertel, 2001 February 7 and April 9.
This interview is a follow-up to a previous interview by S. Weart in 1978. The interview deals with Oertel's career since then. Primary topics are Oertel's time at Department of Energy and his participation in various nuclear waste programs. Interactions with environmentalists, other agencies. In 1986, Oertel became president of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. Remainder of interview focuses on his involvement with AURA, the Hubble Space Telescope, the Gemini Telescopes Project, and the astronomy community in general.
Astronomer. President of Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy from 1996.
Oertel, Goetz Kuno Heinrich, 1934-
Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy -- Administration.
Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
United States. Dept. of Energy.
Astronomy.
Radioactive wastes.
Telescopes.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Astronomers -- Interviews. lcsh
McCray, Patrick (W. Patrick) interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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