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Galperin, Yu. I. (Yuri Ilich), 1932-2001.
Oral history interview with Yuri Galperin, 2001 August 3.
Interview topics discussed include: family background; early education; undergraduate studies in astronomy at Moscow State University where he worked with Joseph Shklovsky and with Valerian Krassovsky; aurora research at Laparska Station; Sputnik project; IKI (Space Research Institute), Moskow; observation of Project Starfish in 1962; Galperin's seven satellites of Cosmos 3, 5, 26, 348 and Aureole 1, 2, 3; cooperation with France for Intercosmos satellites; trip to Paris in May 1967; politics resulting in his placement as head of his department by Roald Zinurovich Sagdeev; interaction with Albert Abubakirovich (Alek) Galeev; NASA interest in IKI.
Russian Physicist. Head of Laboratory, Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Galperin, Yu. I. (Yuri Ilich), 1932-2001.
Krassovksy, V. I.
Sagdeev, R. Z.
Shklovski , I. S.
Laparska Station.
Moskovski gosudarstvenny universitet im. M.V. Lomonosova
Project Starfish.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Artificial satellites
Auroras -- Research.
Outer space -- Exploration -- Soviet Union.
Sputnik satellites
Paris (France)
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Stern, David Peter, 1931- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA