May 16, 1957
Report of V. M. Riabikov, M. I. Nedelin, K. N. Rudnev, and S. P. Korolev to the CPSU Central Committee
Results of first launch of the R-7 ICB
September 24, 1957
Note of V. M. Riabikov, K. N. Rudnev, and Others to the CPSU Central Committee About the Work to Launch Artificial Earth Satellites
On preparations to launch first Soviet satellite
December 02, 1958
Letter, M. Khrunichev et al to the CPSU CC
Proposal submitted to the Central Committee (CC) by a number of industry leaders, scientists, and military officials proposing to strengthen biomedical research to support a future human spaceflight.
September 10, 1960
Proposal from D. Ustinov et al to the CPSU CC on Human Spaceflight
Formal proposal to Central Committee from a group of industrial leaders, military officials, scientists, and designers to carry out the first human spaceflight by December 1960.
November 10, 1960
Report from D. Ustinov et al on Preparations for Two Test Flights of the Vostok-A Prototype
Report from industrial leaders, scientists, and designers to the Central Committee on preparations for two test flights of the Vostok-A prototype before human space mission on Vostok-3A variant
March 24, 1961
Report from D. Ustinov et al to the CPSU CC on Preparations to Launch the Vostok-3A
Report to Central Committee from industrial leaders, military leaders, scientists, and designers on preparations to launch a final automated test flight before actual piloted spaceflight.
March 30, 1961
Report from D. Ustinov et al to the CPSU CC regarding the Preparation and Launch of a Manned Spacecraft
Memo from representatives of industry, the scientific community, the armed forces, the KGB, and the space designer community to the Central Committee report on final preparations for piloted spaceflight and asking for permission to launch a spaceship with a human on board.