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Alan Johnstone on Giotto space satellite

Title
Alan Johnstone on Giotto space satellite
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Mar 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:03:59
Description
Scientist Dr Alan Johnstone on the European satellite, Giotto, damage to which has affected its mission to Halley’s Comet. Johnstone describes the damage, after which only three of ten experiments were left working fully, and, although pleased with the data received so far, agrees that the satellite is in the celestial scrapyard. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Alan Johnstone
Keywords
Space exploration; Space; Artificial satellites; Experiments; Meteorites; Halley’s Comet; Giotto (satellite)

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