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Cablegate: Nasa Deployment of Rb-57 Aircraft

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS OTTAWA 002934

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/CAN (NELSON) AND OES/SAT

DEPT PASS TO NASA/IS JUDY GROSS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: TSPA TSPL OTRA CA
SUBJECT: NASA Deployment of RB-57 aircraft

Ref:(A) State 174309 (Diplomatic Clearance for NASA Aircraft); (B)
State 174666 (Country Clearance for NASA Flight Crew)

1. Transit of Canadian airspace and overnight stop in Goose Bay by
the NASA aircraft enroute to the UK and return, can proceed
without GoC diplomatic approval (Ref A). The aircraft will not/not
be collecting data/conducting research in Canadian airspace, the
Government of Canada therefore does not require diplomatic
approval.

2. Embassy grants country clearance for NASA personnel (Ref B)

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