ESA Publications

In addition to publishing The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues, ESA-1200, ESA has also produced a number of Hipparcos-related publications.
  • ESA Bulletin 42, May 1985, "The Hipparcos Satellite's Mission: The Objectives and Their Implementation''
  • ESA Bulletin 51, August 1987, "The Ground Segment's Vital Role in the Hipparcos Scientific Mission"
  • ESA Bulletin 57, February 1989, "Hipparcos - Ready for Launch"
  • ESA Bulletin 58, May 1989, "The Hipparcos Project"
  • ESA Bulletin 64, November 1990, pp 59-66 "The Hipparcos Mission -- On the Road to Recovery"
  • ESA Bulletin 69, February 1992, pp 9-58 (The entire issue is devoted to Hipparcos)
  • ESA Bulletin 75, August 1993, pp 7-16 "The Hipparcos Mission -- Four Years After Launch"
  • ESA Bulletin 77, February 1994, pp 42-48 "Some insights Into the Hipparcos Results"
  • ESA 4-page information folder, ESA F-04, 1985
  • Hipparcos Mission Summary, ESA BR-24 (English or French), 1985
  • 3-volume Mission Description, ESA SP-1111
  • 7-volume Hipparcos Input Catalogue, ESA SP-1136
  • Input Catalogue CD-ROM including MAC/PC interrogation software