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0006687229
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RIPPUB
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U
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2
Document Creation Date: 
September 22, 2017
Document Release Date: 
October 4, 2017
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Case Number: 
SC-2017-00012
Publication Date: 
January 24, 1957
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Approved for Release: 2017/09/08 CO6687229
EO 13526 3.3(b)(1)>25Yrs,-. =
EO 1352E0 13526 3.3(b)(1)>25Yrs
24 January 1957
NSC BRIEFING
SOVIET EARTH SATELLITE CAPABILITIES
I. In April 1955, the U SSR announced the formation of the Permanent
Interagency Commission for Interplanetary Communications. There is
other evidence indicating the existence of this Commission nt least as
early as the fall of 1954. The public announcement vas the first
official indication that the USSR was actively en 'aged on problems