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Remerciements

Je voudrais remercier ici toutes les personnes qui m'ont aidé à obtenir des informations sur des événements mal connus, ou anciens à l'échelle de l'ère spatiale.

Peter Alway, Saturn Press, USA
Kerrie Dougherty, PHM, Australie
Patrick Epinoux, DGA, France
Sven Grahn, SSC, Suède
Georgina Hooper, Science Museum, UK
Torben Stockflet Jørgensen, DMI, Danemark
Philippe Jung, Alcatel, France
Paul Kuentzmann, ONERA, France
Jonathan McDowell, Harvard, USA
Doug Millard, Science Museum, UK
Benito A. de la Morena, INTA, Espagne
John Pitfield, UK
Claudio Portelli, ASI, Italie
Christophe Rothmund, SNECMA, France
Julian Simon, INTA, Espagne
Per Torbo, NSC, Norvège
Philippe Varnoteaux, France
Jacques Villain, SNECMA, France
James Wentworth, USA

ceux qui m'ont procuré des photographies d'engins peu connus : Silvio Barbero, Giuseppe De Chiara, Jean-Yves Hanrion et Gunter Krebs

et aussi Florence Garonnat, pour son aide à la rédaction de la version anglaise.


Sources bibliographiques

  • Ouvrages généraux (depuis 1980)
    "Les origines et les enjeux de la conquête de l'espace en France (1944-1962)", Philippe Varnoteaux, Thèse, Reims (2000)
    "Fire across the desert", Peter Morton, AGPS Press (1997)
    "Spaceflight and Rocketry : A chronology", David Baker, Facts on File, Inc (1996)
    "Rockets of the World", Peter Alway, Saturn Press (1995)
    "Making Sense of Space - The History of Norwegian Space Activities", John Peter Collett, Scandinavian University Press (1995)
    "Les trente premières années du CNES", Claude Carlier et Marcel Gili, La Documentation Française / CNES (1994)
    "Europe in Space: 1960-1973", John Krige & Arturo Russo, ESA SP-1172 (1994)
    "Guide des lanceurs spatiaux", Serguei Grichkov, Tessier & Ashpool (1992)
    "L'Italia nello spazio", Giovanni Caprara, Velerio Levi Ed. (1992)
    "L'aventure spatiale européenne", P. Cart-Tanneur, Ed. Trame Way (1990)
    "Rockets into Space", Frank H. Winter, Harvard University Press (1990)
    "Le grand atlas de l'espace", collectif, Encyclopaedia Universalis (1987)

  • "La force de dissuasion française", Jacques Villain, Editions Larivière (1987)
    "Ariane", Alain Souchier et Patrick Baudry, L'Odyssée - Flammarion (1986)
    "History of British Space Science", Sir Harrie Massey, M.O. Robins, Cambridge University Press (1986)
    "L'industrie aéronautique et spatiale française 1907-1982", T2/3, collectif GIFAS (1984)
    "L'exploration de l'espace", collectif sous la direction de Kenneth Gatland, Bordas (1981)

  • Articles de Congrès
    "Alpha, Beta and RTV-1: The Development of Early British Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines", J. Harlow, 27th History Symposium of the IAA (1993)
    "The History of the Viking Engine", C. Rothmund, 27th History Symposium of the IAA (1993)
    "Agate and its forebears", P. Jung, 26th History Symposium of the IAA (1992)
    "Coralie, the forgotten rocket", C. Rothmund, 25th History Symposium of the IAA (1991)
    "History of the French sounding rocket programme", C. Rothmund, BIS Symposium on Sounding Rockets (1991)
    "A History of the Early Solid Propellant Motors of Royal Ordnance plc Rocket Motors Division", J. Harlow, AIAA/SAE/ASME/ASEE 28th Joint Propulsion Conference (1992)
    "The evolution of Liquid Rocket Propulsion in France in the Last Fifty Years", J. Villain, 23rd History Symposium of the IAA (1989)
    "British Rockets Experiments in the Late 1950s/Early 1960s", J. Becklake, 23rd History Symposium of the IAA (1989)
    "The British Black Knight Rocket", J. Becklake, 23rd History Symposium of the IAA (1989)
    "On the many guises of the Rook", J. Harlow, 4th British Solid propellant Rocketry Meeting (1989)
    "Beginning of rocket and missile activities in Switzerland", N.A. Schilep, 10th History Symposium of the IAA (1976)
    "Early History of the Skylark rocket", E.B. Dorling, 9th History Symposium of the IAA (1975)
    "Early French Upper Atmosphere Research using Rockets", A. Vassy, 9th History Symposium of the IAA (1975)
    "A History of the French Sounding Rocket Veronique", J. Corbeau, 8th History Symposium of the IAA (1974)
    "Les fusées-sondes françaises et les missions qu'elle peuvent remplir", M. Cade, BIS Symposium on Sounding Rockets and Experimental Results (1971)
    "The ESRO Sounding Rockets Programme 1964-1971", D. Eaton, BIS Symposium on Sounding Rockets and Experimental Results (1971)

  • Ouvrages à parution périodique
    Jane's Space Directory (bisannuel)
    Spaceflight (mensuel)
    Aéronautique et Astronautique (mensuel)
    Space News (hebdomadaire)
    Air & Cosmos / Aviation International (hebdomadaire)