Committee for Interaction with Alien Intelligences
The Committee for Interaction with Alien Intelligences or CIAI was a Terran Confederation organization dedicated to contacting alien races.
The Committee for Interaction with Alien Intelligences regularly sent unmanned probes through uncharted jump points carrying sophisticated translation and interpretation equipment.
On 2654.072, Probe Number H227 returned to Confederation space carrying the first data and artifacts from an encounter with Double Helix ships. The group's spokesman, Iola Jonson, announced the discovery to the press in New York on 2654.080.