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1. ANNOUNCEMENT OF EARTH SATELLITE LAUNCHING AT SOVIET EMBASSY RECEPTION ON 4

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SOVIET EARTH SATELLITE CAPABILITIES

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Approved for Release: 2017/09/08 CO6687229
EO 13526 3.3(b)(1)>25Yrs,-. =
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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

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SOVIET ROCKETS AND EARTH SATELLITES

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,Nt=ORMATION REPORT ~!-!-_'D'~'? mo:
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY I~ w NM-' r'
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battery la ve1Ty.,
net t hood of 25 to 4.0 panda of battery v;yc t thus it vc~1G avt be raTTrlsir.C
to rtr1 tbes launching ? sata111te of 30-inch diaoeter lne'_eed of *;,x-zt 20.
as in the US j- tell1te.
Poloamv F7cvw, throo"gk Dudenkrrv, the exact fr*quescice to be cued: 20.'05 acs.

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POSSIBLE GUIDED-MISSILE TESTING RANGES IN THE USSR

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0005764131

MEMORANDUM FOR DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE: COMMENTS ON LETTER OF ME V.A. NEKRASSOFF

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CIA SUPPORT FOR EARTH SATELLITE PROGRAM

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Approved for Release: 2017/09/07 602287887
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10 October 1955
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ould like to make the following suggeatloni
scale of support by the CIA to the earth satellite program.
ubject to Bureau of the Budget
o rent EEO 13526 3.3(b)(1)>25Yrs
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b. We should undertake to provide further funds in the
rt of this fiscal year if, and only if, you decide to seek a supple-

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SOVIET ROCKET PROGRAM AND EARTH SATELLITE

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PREPARED AND DISSEMINATED BY
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
.O of 1.1G(~~ ~I NO. Of IK?l.
CO 3Oit 57, A. A. Htagouravov aff're a per discussing the lifetime of the
satellite. Be wished to leave the Impression that the set of eoodittms
he postulated vere purely hypothetical and had no relrtiooship to the
Ressian program. (Obviously, if the imssians bad made all of these
calculations, they were going to use them.) These calculations were based

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OBSERVATION OF SPUTNIK I

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(da file in the CIA Library is a eeD ' of a letter written
by OW Xaqul of the htistaa l t.o olo seal Department an
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I HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING WITH GREAT INTEREST THE PROGRESS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EARTH SATELLITE VEHICLE PLANS.

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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
WASHINGTON 25, D. C.
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR
29 January 1955
ER 675268
The Honorable
The Secretary of Defense
Department of Defense
Washington 25, D. C.
Dear Mr. Secretary:
I have been following with great interest the progress in the
development of the earth satellite vehicle plans. I'should like to
state the concern of this Agency with both the first launching of

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COMMENT OF A SOVIET SCIENTIST ON THE SOVIET EARTH SATELLITE

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