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Director General of the European Space Agency

The Director General of the European Space Agency is the highest-ranked official of the European Space Agency (ESA), a space agency formed by the collaboration of prominent European nations.

Director General of the European Space Agency
Johann-Dietrich Wörner
Incumbent
Johann-Dietrich Wörner

since 2015
Term length At the pleasure of the European Space Agency Council
Website www.esa.int/About_Us/Director_General

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ELDO Secretaries GeneralEdit

Image Name Country Term start Term end Term length Ref(s)
di CarrobioDr. Renzo Carrobio di Carrobio   Italy 19641964 19721972 8Eight years [1]
AubinièreGeneral Robert Aubinière   France 19721972 19751975 3Three years [2]
AubinièreDr. George Van Reeth   Belgium 19751975 19751975 5Five months [3]

ESRO Directors GeneralEdit

Image Name Country Term start Term end Term length Ref(s)
AugerDr. Pierre Auger   France 19641964 19671967 3Three years [4]
BondiSir Herman Bondi   United Kingdom 19671967 19711971 4Four years [5]
HockerDr. Alexander Hocker   West Germany 19711971 19741974 3Three years [6]
GibsonDr. Roy Gibson   United Kingdom 19741974 19751975 1One year [7]

ESA Director GeneralEdit

Image Name Country Term start Term end Term length Ref(s)
GibsonDr. Roy Gibson   United Kingdom 19751975 19801980 5Five years [8]
QuistgaardErik Quistgaard   Denmark 1980 1984 4Four years [9]
LüstProf. Reimar Lüst   West Germany 1984 1990 6Six years [10]
LutonJean-Marie Luton   France 1990 1997 7Seven years [11]
RodotàAntonio Rodotà   Italy 1997 2003 6Six years [12]
  DordainJean-Jacques Dordain   France 2003 1 July 2015 12Twelve years [13]
  Johann-Dietrich Wörner   Germany 1 July 2015 Incumbent [14]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Renzo Carrobio di Carrobio". ELDO Secretaries General. European Space Agency. 2009-06-18. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Robert Aubinière". ELDO Secretaries General. European Space Agency. 2009-06-15. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  3. ^ "George Van Reeth". ELDO Secretaries General. European Space Agency. 2010-08-26. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  4. ^ "Pierre Auger". Past Directors General of ESRO. European Space Agency. 2009-06-15. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  5. ^ "Herman Bondi". Past Directors General of ESRO. European Space Agency. 2010-03-16. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  6. ^ "Alexander Hocker". Past Directors General of ESRO. European Space Agency. 2009-07-18. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  7. ^ "Roy Gibson". Past Directors General of ESA. European Space Agency. 2014-06-30. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  8. ^ "Roy Gibson". Past Directors General of ESA. European Space Agency. 2014-06-30. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  9. ^ "Erik Quistgaard". Past Directors General of ESA. European Space Agency. 2013-03-01. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  10. ^ "Reimar Lüst". Past Directors General of ESA. European Space Agency. 2007-12-11. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  11. ^ "Jean-Marie Luton". Past Directors General of ESA. European Space Agency. 2007-12-11. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  12. ^ "Antonio Rodotà". Past Directors General of ESA. European Space Agency. 2007-12-11. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  13. ^ "Jean-Jacques Dordain". About ESA. European Space Agency. 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  14. ^ "Johann-Dietrich Woerner ESA Director General". European Space Agency. 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 

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