- Connecticut fast lightspotted, New Jersey phantom train,
Pennsylvania lights, Georgia sphere seen by pilot, Florida ruby light,
Wisconsin lights, Illinois Flying triangle, Iowa cylinder also disc chased
by fighters, New Mexico cylinders, Oregon fast moving disk, Washington
lights, Canadian orbs, Mexican UFO at Mt. Popo, Argentina mutilations continue,
Sri Lanka disks. Scientists now say there could be 30 billion Earths.
My assumption is we are not alone.
- H. Marshall Chadwell, Scientific Director of the CIA,
stated, "At this time the reports of incidents convince us that there
is something going on that must have immediate attention. Sightings of
unexplained objects at high altitudes and traveling at high speeds in the
vicinity of major U.S. defense installations are of such nature that they
are not attributable to natural phenomena or known types of vehicles.
- CONNECTICUT MOVING BIG STAR
- SOUTHINGTON -- On July 10, 2002, my brother and I saw
something that we both had never seen before. My brother is 11 and I am
14. When we were swimming in our pool at 9:55 PM, and noticed how many
planes there were in the sky. We counted four in about 6 minutes, then
after a while we saw what appeared to be a very big white star. It started
off like it was just rising. at this point I sent my brother in for the
camera, but by the time he got out the so called star went flying at the
speed a little faster than a plane. It flew northwest and out off sight
and appeared to be "flying" at the same level as the airplanes.
My brother Nolan said it was a spacecraft right after we saw it leave.
I went up stairs to change into my PJs and I found my current event school
papers that was about you. Thanks to Bryan and Nolan Rickard, Fireball609@cox.net.
- Editor's Note: Bryan, although your case needs further
investigation, it could have been a bright landing light or if it moved
faster than a plane it was possibly a UFO.
- NEW JERSEY PHANTOM TRAIN
- ATSION LAKE -- Evelyn Galson reports that several people
riding in cars near Route 206 have spotted a single light similar to a
locomotive's head light off in the distance on Wednesdays, June 26, and
July 3, 2002. There is an abandoned rail line in the area that parallels
the road. Suddenly the light appears to move down the track towards the
cars. The witnesses are terrified by the huge light that now moves away
from the tracks and hovers just above their cars. Frightened by the closeness
of the giant light that seems only a few feet from the roof of the car
the occupants report driving at high speeds to get away from the light.
The light remains in close proximity to the cars during the high speed
chase. Finally, the light seems to lose interest and departs. This general
area has a long history of UFO reports.
- PENNSYLVANIA FLYING BRIGHT LIGHT
- Reading -- Kathy Noll reports, "I was at my brother's
house for Father's Day on June 16, 2002, standing in the yard facing west
at 11:00 PM, when I saw a bright white light in the sky." It was
twice the size of Venus and moved from side to side and up and down, which
could NOT have been an airplane. Then it suddenly disappeared. I drove
around a bit in my car searching the sky but there was no sign of it.
I have had computer problems ever since. Thanks to Kathy Noll.
- GEORGIA SILVER SPHERE SIGHTED BY PILOT
- ATLANTA -- On May 18, 2002, at about 2:30 PM, a former
major airline pilot was sitting in his yard enjoying the clear sunny weather
and observed a glint in the northwest sky. Upon closer examination, he
saw a flying ball bearing or silver sphere. It was traveling "tremendously
fast" and was easily observed against the clear blue sky. It was
the size of a BB at arm's length. His observation lasted through 50 degrees
horizontally in about seven seconds. The object flew a straight line course
with no stops, starts or zigzags. Witness said that he estimated that the
craft would have traveled horizon to horizon in about 20 seconds. The
witness added that the speed indicated to him it was not any type of balloon
or other craft with which he is familiar (keep in mind that the witness
was an airline pilot for 24 years). Altitude estimation was not easy,
but he stated that it appeared to possibly be above the normal Atlanta
area commercial traffic. The witness stated that he was still alert to
such events due to the fact that other 'unknowns' had been encountered
during his flying career. A phone conversation with this witness confirmed
the details he provided in his initial email. This case has been assigned
for further inquiry to Mark Kravitz of Marietta Georgia. Thanks to Tom
Sheets MUFONGA State Director.
- FLORIDA RED RUBY LIGHT
- GULF BREEZE -- Don Ware reports, "I got a phone
report on July 7, 2002, of a UFO sighting over the sound in Gulf Breeze.
At 8:15 a ruby red light 1/4 the size of the witnesses thumbnail came
down from a stormy sky to the sound and was not seen after it went behind
a boathouse. This was right after a strange storm cloud seemed to reverse
direction. Don will speaking at the IUFOC Convention starting February
2, on "Planet X: A Philosophical View." Thanks to Lt. Col.
Don Ware USAF ret.
- WISCONSIN TWO BRIGHT LIGHTS
- BAYFIELD, MASON COUNTY -- Alan A. reports that on July
2, 2002, there was a dog barking a few miles away on a clear night at 3:32
AM. I was driving up the long driveway and to the north one star seemed
to be brighter then the others. I know a little about stars, so I thought
that it might be Jupiter, even though it looked too low in the sky. I
parked my truck and looked up another time, and it was not there, I looked
down for a second and looked back up and there it was. It was really bright
and much closer than it was the first time. It was not moving, but it
was now about 75 yards away, and 50 yards above the tree's. The light
was white, at first I thought it might be a light from a helicopter, but
it was not making any noise, and it was not moving. Then a second brighter
light came on right next to the other one. I was amazed when all of a
sudden it went out.
- DUNDEE -- Danny N. reports, "I was on the public
fishing pier at the Long Lake Campground on July 14, 2002, and observed
a large sphere with green, blue and possibly red lights spaced evenly on
it at 4:00 AM. It was high in the sky and moved slowly to the east. I could
see several white blinking lights, although they were faded in color and
they were some distance away from me. I had a nibble on my rod so I tended
to that and when I looked up that object was gone but there was another
object moving in the same direction. It was triangular in shape and had
lights in rows of 1,3,5,7 in red, orange, and yellow colors. It was high
in the sky and it also moved slowly to the east. Thanks to UFOwisconsin.
- ILLINOIS LIGHT AND HOVERING FLYING TRIANGLE
- EVANSTON -- On June 18, 2002, the witness saw a white
light floated over a baseball field for five minutes before he told someone
else to pay attention. We looked across the entire sky at 9:15 PM, to
make sure it wasn't any type of reflection. The circular object continued
to float for ten more minutes before it started to drift away. The white
lights were very bright and did not flash or blink and were much larger
than an aircraft.
- ROCKFORD -- On June 30, 2002, the witness was on his
way to bed when he looked out the patio door and saw four lights in the
sky. Three of the lights were white and bright and formed a flying triangle
longer than wide. There was one light on each corner. A red light was
in the middle towards the back. The object was heading northeast in a
slightly circling line of travel moving about 30 mph. Thanks to Peter Davenport
- IOWA TEN UFOs FLY OVER
- COUNCIL BLUFF -- A copier technician and friend on July
6, 2002, reports seeing ten or more UFOs flying above he backyard deck
on Hartman Street from 10:16 to 10:30 PM. The UFOs were flying west and
almost looked like they were going to run into each other but did not.
The craft were at high altitude an estimated 30,000 feet. There was a commercial
jet aircraft with flashing lights, but it did not seem to notice the UFO
lights. The UFOs moved at a very fast pace in a straight line between each
other. They look like very bright lights, that looks like a star moving
across the sky. They had the brightness of an on coming train. Just picture
a train coming down the track at night. Thanks to Stefan Duncan http://www.stefanduncangallery.com
- OKLAHOMA CYLINDER AND DISC CHASED
- TULSA -- Reggie Borges Tulsa World staff writer reports,
Henryetta residents felt tremors after seeing a large missile like object
fly over on July 6, 2002, at 7:00 PM. Twenty people reported the tremors
to the police after Shirley Brown and friends reported seeing the strange
craft. The cylinder could have been some kind of space debris that later
- BARTLESVILLE -- On July 10, 2002, my wife called me from
where she works and asked me to please go outside and crank up the umbrellas
she had positioned over her new plants to protect them from the 100 degree
heat we had here today. I was outside cranking up the second umbrella
around 1:30 PM and I looked in time to see a fast moving disc shaped object
flying low to the northeast with two low zooming US fighter jets not too
far behind it. Right after they passed by a giant sonic boom occurred that
rattled everything so much even the trees quaked. When I came into the
house a couple pictures and a mirror had fallen off the walls. I saw just
a few minutes ago a news report saying that a blast was felt as far away
as Tyro Kansas. A good 40 minute drive from here. The news says they don't
yet know the cause of the blast, but I can tell you what it was. It was
two jets in hot pursuit of something flying dangerously low for a populated
area in my opinion. Thanks to STR---LGTFUT@cableone.net
- NEW MEXICO CYLINDER
- SOCORRO -- On June 19, 2002, two lighted objects showed
themselves for nearly one hour. Two witnesses saw two sets of lights each
having six lights in a side by side formation moving northward at about
twenty-thousand feet up in the vicinity of the "Trinity" site
where the first atomic bomb was exploded. They stayed in plain site long
enough to call the police here in Socorro, but instead of taking a report,
the dispatcher wanted to 'send 'a car around to talk to me. Lights were
going on and off at about six-second intervals in unison on both crafts,
with a speed going from slow to fast and back all during this time, this
went on for most of the sighting time, until the lights just went out.
Several minutes later they reappeared now slightly west of the original
position, now going south until they disappeared. I went to police station
next day, they gave me a weird look, and said it "was a weather balloon"
from Alamogordo. Thanks to Peter Davenport.
- NEVADA RADIO INTERFERENCE
- MERCURY -- The exceptionally qualified witnesses were
traveling in a two car convoy on Highway 95 east of Mercury, NV on both
June 23 and 26, 2002, using 14 channel handheld radios, for communication
between vehicles. On both the trip north and on the return trip south
we noticed very strong broadband radio interference with both our radios
for a period of tens of minutes 30 miles east of Area 51. I have tested
these radios and they break the preset squelch at a distance of about 2
miles, broadcasting an estimated 500 mw at roughly 440 MHz. The interference
we observed broke the squelch many times on the radios. If the distance
between us and the transmitting antenna was 30 miles, the transmitter would
have been transmitting at least 5 kW in a narrow band of one channel.
I observed that the interference occurred in all 14 bands of our radios,
so this would indicated a broadband transmission of at least 70 kW to achieve
this phenomenon. The total power from the transmitter could be much higher,
depending on the bandwidth. It is well known that typical military broadband
radios transmit only a few watts or less. The only use I know of for very
high power broadband radio transmissions is to transmit over extreme distances.
I once calculated that I could transmit a receivable signal over 2 million
miles (the distance to Mars at close approach) with only a few hundred
milliwatt's of output power if I used a broad bandwidth of 10 MHz. I cannot
guess what would require the kind of broadband power that I observed near
Area 51. Thanks to NUFORC
- OREGON FAST MOVING DISK
- ST. HELEN'S --On June 26, 2002, the witness woke up around
3:00 AM, and looked out the bedroom window and saw an object that measured
about 1/16th of an inch, eight inches higher than my nine foot arborvitae
hedge, which is ten feet from the house. The object first caught my eye
as a white light, speeding left to right. It stopped and I could see what
appeared to be white lights rotating around the disk like bottom. Then
fifteen seconds later, it moved quite rapidly about four inches to the
right and stopped. After thirty seconds it moved rapidly right to its
original position. This was repeated four times. I watched for fifteen
- WASHINGTON FLYING TRIANGLES
- MABTON -- The two objects flew very slowly and came towards
us in a southwest direction on June 26, 2002. As they came closer at 10:50
PM, we saw four lights on each object with two lights in the center close
together, and two on the edges. They made a very low and quiet rumble
as it came closer. After ten minutes it turned northeast and I saw three
green lights on the back of both objects with a flashing light on the right
side. Thanks to NUFORC.
- SPOKANE -- The witness reports seeing a strange light
many times over the last year and half. On June 16, 2002, the light was
seen close to my house at 10:00 PM, and is much brighter than the stars.
It moves and hovers. I watched last night for over and hour before it
faded away. On one occasion last October I saw a craft right over my house,
travel very slowly to tree line, meet with another light, about a half
mile from my house and hover there for less than an hour. When it was
over my house it was blinking red and white. When it is at a distance,
last evening for example, it is a bright white light. I live south of
Spokane, just west and north of Spangle. I live on 10 acres in the open
and have always noticed this light to the west of me. Editor's Note: A
judge has also seen these lights and taken numerous photographs.
- CANADA LAKE ONTARIO UFO BASE?
- TORONTO -- Sue Darroch writes thank you for continuing
to put out Filer's Files. It is very informative! We agree with your
observations, that we do have several reports involving the lake that include
submerging unknowns. I personally believe it is some sort of "UFO
hotspot." I am 35 and have had two UFO sightings of my own -- eleven
years apart and one at fairly close range that involved Lake Ontario and
both were in close proximity to a nuclear generating station. One of these
sightings was investigated by MUFON. A great book on the subject of Lake
Ontario sightings is "Gateway To Oblivion" by the late Hugh Cochrane.
- MUSKOKA -- On July 6, 2002, a couple had a sighting at
9:30 PM, while cruising on the lake they saw a very bright light off the
port side of the boat in a westerly direction, about 35 degrees off the
horizon. The witness reported, "I realized it was moving in the same
direction as us at about the same speed passing some treetops. I sped up
the boat to about 30 mph and sure enough the lighted object did the same
thing, just enough to stay with us. My wife and I were amazed that it
reacted. Was it a fluke? We slowed right down again to almost a stop and
it did the same. I sped up and turned 180 degrees and watched it turn the
same way in the same direction. It banked in the turn as opposed to an
instant change of direction. I came to a stop and turned the lights out.
It sat in the sky in one spot. I couldn't leave the lights off too long
because another boat was coming along and passed me 200 feet off my starboard
side. I thought the light might then pick up the other boat but it stayed
still. My wife was feeling spooked so we decided to head back to the cottage.
During this 5 minute trip our friend stayed with us. We tied up the boat
and the object drifted slowly out of our site over the trees. Thanks to
Sue Darroch firstname.lastname@example.org Para-Researchers Of Ontario http://www.pararesearchers.org
- Jennifer Jarvis of ORBWATCH has regular watches over
the lake. Historical documents on her web site claim the orbs have been
there for over 200 years. The "Quebec Gazette," of the 22nd
December 1791, contains a letter giving an account of a violent earthquake
that occurred on the 6th at Bay St. Paul and relating the fact that there
were thirty shocks in one day. On the 17th, about five o'clock in the
evening, "a globe of fire appearing to the eye of the size of a 48-pound
cannon ball was observed in the sky coming from the northeast, disappearing
in its perpendicular descent above St. Paul's Bay, after bursting with
an explosion." This strange "great light" which Dr. Nooth
observed on the evening of the 23rd may have been a repetition of the "globe
of fire" of the 15th. See http://www.orbwatch.com.
- SURREY, BC -- On June 20, 2002, the witness was out on
his apartment balcony at 6:30 PM using his phone when he spotted a disc
shaped craft that was silver on top, with a darker bottom. He grabbed his
field glasses but was unable to detect a cupola on the craft. The sky was
clear and he estimated that the UFO was about 3000' from him at an altitude
of 500.' It was hovering and moving slowly S.S.E. when he first saw it.
He watched it move behind a house and finally lost it from view when it
headed south and disappeared behind some trees. Total viewing time 3 minutes.
During the viewing period he had time to phone Terry Tibando, Vancouver
Working Group Coordinator for CSETI (Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial
Intelligence) -- in Port Moody describing what he was watching. Thanks
to Life Boat News, http://email@example.com/index.html
- ERIN TOWNSHIP, ONTARIO -- Crop Watch 2002, received a
report of odd formation of possible 'symbols' in a wheat field found on
July 13, 2002, by a local resident. The symbols are 60 meters (200 feet)
long; difficult to tell specific shapes as only observed from ground.
Also other very small markings are nearby with a symbols 3 to 4.5 meters
(10 to 15 feet) in size, with the wheat stalks flattened in overlapping
layers, with some stalks bent over. There are numerous bent and swollen
nodes on stalks, about 1.5 times normal size. This is the sixth report
- MEXICO A CIRCULAR UFO WAS SEEN FLYING BELOW VOLCANO
- MT. POPOCATPÉTL -- From watching the online webcam,
At 12:32 GMT, on June 26, 2002, a circular reflective object crossed just
up the main slope of Mt. Popo. It appeared to be glowing, just prior to
sunrise. The address for the camera is at http://www.messenia.com/links/webcam/asp/popocatepetl.asp
- PERU AND MEXICO CONTACTEES CLAIM ET LOOKS LIKE US
- MIAMI -- Susan "Sunset" Cerdan writes, "We
had a wonderful meeting with a representative of Jerry Wills, the contactee
who just returned from a year's stay in Peru. I talked to Jerry on the
phone and he says the aliens are everywhere in that country, in Cusco,
Lima, Machu Pichu, all over! It almost sounds like the same things that
are going on in Tepoztlan, Mexico with contact Carlos Diaz, he tells us
the aliens (who look like you and me, are all over Tepoztlan, just as they
are in Peru. Bill Jones, a medical intuitive was here for our last meeting
to tell us about the workshop Jerry will be teaching here on July 13, 2002,
in Lantana, FL. The workshop will be, "An Advanced Healing Medical
Intuitive Training". Jerry will be teaching things he has learned
from his contact with the aliens. For further information contact Bill
Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org and Susan Cerdan at the FURST Group Vero
- ARGENTINA MUTILATIONS CONTINUE
- COLON -- Semanario Colón reports on July 12, 2002,
that bovine, sporting non-traditional injuries, was found in a pasture.
It was mutilated and this time cattle rustlers were not to blame. The
government drafted an official report blaming the shy red-muzzled mouse.
By comparison, popular tradition suggests the Chupacabras or aliens.
Forti, a rancher from Colón had the fright of his life when he found
his bovine with strange mutilations in his pasture. The parameters followed
by the alleged mice in causing the wounds are identical to the ones repeated
in hundreds of cases: precise cuts on the chest, the tongue extracted with
admirable precision and the absence of genitalia.
- ENTRE RIOS Province -- In the past two weeks, "strange
low-altitude maneuvering lights' were seen. Saturday night, a resident
of Parana filmed 15 lights which spun around in circles for ten minutes.
The strangest case involved police officers in two squad cars at Routes
39 and 6. The officers saw a powerful light make maneuvers July 1st. I
t approached the squad cars, producing "sparks similar to those of
a photographer's flash"--a colorful spectacle full of "admirable"
color bursts. At a given moment, the light pulled back and the vehicles
stopped operating. The engines wouldn't turn over and the lights were
off. Half an hour later, after the lights left, the police siren turned
on "all of a sudden" and the engines responded to the ignition.
The five occupants of both Renault 19 vehicles could find no explanation
for what happened. The law enforcement personnel reached for their side
arms, but the strange light was not impressed.
- ESTEBAN ECHEVERRIA -- Residents notified the Squad Car
Command last night after they saw strange lights changing colors and landing
on the edge of the lagoon. Other lights seemed to land in the Monte Brown
area and also in the proximity of the Fish and Nautical Club, where guests
at a dinner held in the honor of racing fans caused the number of eyewitnesses
to be even larger. Thousands of gallons of water are reported missing
from tanks and reservoirs over night. Thanks to Scott Corrales, Institute
of Hispanic Ufology Translation (C) 2002 and email@example.com.
- SRI LANKA OBSERVERS CONFIRMING SRI LANKA UFO
- "Sri Lankan scientists say blue-white light UFOs
reported by hundreds of villagers have been confirmed by a team of observers.
A mysterious blue ball was first seen over historical ruins at Dimbulagala.
Professor Chandana Jayaratne, an astrophysicist at the University of Colombo
say, "The V-shaped beam of light travels at high-speed between locations
and makes a buzzing noise similar to a bee." We cannot consider these
stories as being fabricated. The light beam unlike any other we have seen
before -- rotated, suddenly disappear and reappear a few seconds later
350 meters away. "We camped near the Parakrama Samudraya and an intense
light beam emitting a 'V' came from the jungle." "It could change
its direction to avoid colliding with trees and for three days we observed
the same UFO." Daily News - Rashomi Silva. Thanks to FarShores www.100megsfree4.com/farshores/index.htm
- ITS GETTING CROWDED 30 BILLION EARTH-LIKE EXOPLANETS
- Astronomers now think there might be as many as 30 billion
earth-like planets within our own Milky Way galaxy. If they're right,
it is very likely our civilization is not the only one in the universe.
The recent discovery of a Jupiter-sized planet in its own solar system
sets the count of candidates to a symbolically important total of 100 extrasolar
planets. Although we won't know for sure until the next generation of
space-based telescopes are in place, scientists are now willing to speculate
that earth -- sized planets may be as common as the gas giants we already
observe. These large planets provide protection from asteroids for the
protection of life on Earth size planets. Virtually all the 1,000 stars
out to about 100 light-years distant have been surveyed and about 10% have
been found to possess planetary systems. Thanks to the Electric Warrior
and BBC -http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_2078000/2078507.stm
- ASSUMPTION: IS THAT 'ET' IS VISITING US
- If there are 30 billion Earth like planets, we can make
the assumption that some civilizations are advanced enough for space travel.
It is logical to assume some have visited Earth. Therefore, we must look
for evidence of their visitation and interaction with humans. These Files
weekly point out sightings by people on the ground and flying aircrews,
but the key evidence for ET visiting Earth should be first picked up by
satellites searching the heavens. These UFOs known as Fast Walkers or
uncorrelated targets are being picked up on a regular basis by our satellites.
- EARTH IS A REFUELING STATION: Often these lights do
not appear as full size space ships. They may only indicate the propulsion
system or running lights of the craft. Earth may be a kind of Disneyland
where space travelers stop for entertainment, rest, relaxation, food, water
and refueling. There is evidence for alien bases. Often stories are related
where high speed lights zoom in from space and crash into bodies of water.
Some hover above fresh water lakes or reservoirs. Then the small lights
suddenly expand to hundreds of times their size and become full size space
ships. After taking on water the spaceships again diminish in size and
fly off. Others launch small craft usually disc shaped to forage for food,
conduct research, and apparently obtain entertainment and minerals.
- The evidence indicates they may have been coming to Earth
for thousands of years bringing DNA, seeds and animals, changing the landscape,
even providing humans with greater intellect, perhaps bringing a higher
standard of morality. Jeff Challender has released his new video that
examines NASA's Space Shuttle encounters with anomalous objects. The
video features 102 events captured from ten different shuttle flights.
Here is evidence for scientists to study for the reality of UFOs circling
our planet. Any open minded person can see the anomalous objects coming
in from space and entering the atmosphere and darting around the Earth.
The objects often move at thousands of miles per hour and suddenly stop
over thunderstorms and appear to take on energy. The American people are
funding NASA, it only seems fair that they should testify in front of Congress
and show their own films and explain the anomalous objects. Dan Golden
former NASA Director would be an ideal witness. I would certainly support
NASA, if it was open with the American public concerning these objects.
Many astronauts and cosmonauts are already talking.
- Editor's Note: This and other tapes will be shown in
the Air Victory Museum UFO exhibit in Medford, New Jersey.
- SCIENCE HAS RESPONSIBILITY: Probably the greatest mathematician
of our time is Nobel Prize winner John Nash who was played by Russel Crowe
in the movie a "A Beautiful Mind." In the climax of the picture
that won four academy awards, Nash said in his acceptance speech.
- "I've always believed in numbers, the equation,
logic will lead to reason. After a lifetime of such pursuit I ask what
truth is logic, who decides reason. My quest has taken me to the physical,
the metaphysical, the delusional and back and I have made the most important
discovery of my career, the most important discovery of my life. It is
only in the mysterious equations of love that any logical reasons can be
found. I'm only here tonight because of my wife, she is the reason I
am. She is all my reasons." Nobel Prize Ceremony Stockholm 1994.
- Mathematically it is likely there are other civilizations
in space. What is the most important mathematical information other civilizations
could bring to Earth? Perhaps their message is God is Love and your nobody
unless somebody loves you? Only interpretation of facts by science without
love is disaster.
- RUSSIA PROPOSES SENDING MEN TO MARS
- MOSCOW -- Russian space officials proposed to send a
six-person team to Mars by the year 2015. Russia's space program hopes
to work closely with NASA and the European Space Agency to build two spaceships
capable of transporting the crew to Mars, supporting for up to two months
and safely bringing them home, said Nikolai Anfimov, head of the Central
Research Institute of Machine-Building. The roughly 440-day trip is expected
to cost about $20 billion. The so called, "Mars curse," began
when the Soviet Union kicked off Mars exploration in 1960 by launching
two unmanned spacecraft four days apart, but both failed even to make it
as far as Earth's orbit. One resulted in an engine explosion that scattered
debris and contamination over the Baikonur launch pad in one of the worst
accidents in Soviet space history. That was followed by repeated attempts
and often repeated disappointment. The bad luck for Russia continued on
Nov. 16, 1996, when the Russians launched an ambitious $300 million spacecraft,
Mars 96, which they hoped would prove to the world that despite their economic
struggles after the Soviet breakup, they could still run a first-rate space
program. Mars 96 suffered an engine failure just after launch and crashed
into the Pacific Ocean. Russia has never stopped planning to reach Mars."
NASA's Mars program, plagued by its own series of setbacks, got back on
track earlier this year when the unmanned Mars Odyssey spacecraft found
large amounts of water on Mars. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A29564-2002Jul5.html
- NASA, AND ITS SPACE ENCOUNTERS
- Jeff Challender has released the new video "What
Is the Truth?". The second in a series of videos examining NASA and
its space encounters with anomalous objects. The video features 102 events
captured from 10 different shuttle flights. These events were culled from
over 1400 hours raw footage of live NASA broadcast, recorded between October
2000 and April 2002. please specify vhs ($25), or dvd ($30). Available
in ntsc, or pal. Send orders to: Jeff Challender 2768 Mendel Way Sacramento,
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