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A. Keller II
|Biographical Data: Dr. Raymond A. Keller,
II, a retired history professor currently serving as an Ameri-Corps VISTA
at In Touch and Concerned, a United Way agency providing accessible and
affordable transportation options for persons with disabilities, seniors
and veterans in Monongalia County, West Virginia, has recently come out
with his second book, Venus Rising: A Concise History of the Second Planet
(Terra Alta, WV: Headline Books, 2015), 336 pages, illustrated. Dr.
Keller's book explores many facets of conditions and life on Venus in many
dimensions from a perspective of conspiracies, history, theosophy, ufology
and current events, especially space research. To date, Venus Rising
has won wild card awards at both the Southern California and London, United
Kingdom, book festivals. Dr. Leo Sprinkle of the University of Wyoming at
Laramie and Hakan Blomqvist of the UFO Archives in Sweden wrote the introductions;
and Michael LaRiche of the Coast-to-Coast A.M. Radio Discussion groups in
Northeast Ohio wrote the foreword for Dr. Keller's book.
Dr. Keller has lived and worked in 44 different countries and has been writing about UFOs and paranormal activity since 1967. He was the founder and director of the Outer Space International Research and Investigations Society (OSIRIS) of Hilmar, California, as well as the publisher and co-editor of the New Millennial Star, a monthly pre-Internet tabloid newspaper with a circulation of 7,500 copies. He received his doctoral degree from West Virginia University in 2011, focusing on various aspects of the Basque settlement of Venezuela; and his master’s degree from the same institution in 2004, majoring in foreign language with an emphasis on magic realism in Latin American literature. Married to Ydalis M. Herrera of Venezuela, they reside in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Raymond Andrew Keller, a retired history professor, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and currently serves as an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America), attached to In Touch and Concerned, a United Way agency in Monongalia County, West Virginia, where he assists persons with disabilities, seniors and veterans in securing affordable transportation options.
Keller has been involved in active UFO research since 1967, when he was a reporter for the Bedford Times Register in his hometown of Bedford, Ohio, and a research associate with Earl J. Neff, the founder and director of the Cleveland Ufology Project (CUP). Keller established his own group in 1986, the Outer Space International Research and Investigations Society (OSIRIS) and was the publisher and co-editor with Ballarion Stahr of that organization's monthly organ, The New Millennial Star. Keller has conducted numerous excursions to UFO hot spots throughout the world and has communicated directly with extraterrestrials on many occasions. The Final Countdown: Rockets to Venus and The Cosmic Ray’s Excellent Venus Adventures are his third and fourth books; the first being Emergence of the Afro-Zulians in the Transatlantic World, 1722-1811 (Lewiston, NY: Mellen Press, 2013) and the second being Venus Rising: A Concise History of the Second Planet (Terra Alta, WV: Headline Books, 2015).
The Final Countdown: Rockets to Venus is the second exciting book in mythologist, magic realist and ufologist Dr. Raymond A. Keller’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning Venus Rising series. Some of the interesting- and real individuals- you’ll meet in this book of astounding science include:
*The German “Rocket Man” who saved New York City in early 1945 and in the process crossed a mysterious rainbow bridge over the North Pole that carried him through the time barrier to the cloud- shrouded planet of Venus 18,500,000 years ago.
*The wife of a Japanese prime minister who traveled to Venus in another dimension aboard an ethereal beam ship.
*A California contactee under constant surveillance by the FBI’s Counterintelligence Program (COINTELPRO) and his public revelations that smashed the Venus Conspiracy.
*The team of Russian scientists probing the mysteries of Venusian life being monitored by the ABOVE TOP SECRET United States Air Force’s “Project White Stork.”
*The mega-stars of the Rock and Roll and Hollywood universe that have used various forms of magic to contact Venusians and other entities inhabiting the mysterious phantom zone known as “Dimension X.”
*The enigmatic psychic Maria Orsic and the members of the Vril Social Club that inspired the early German science fiction writers and rocket scientists.
Countless others also appear in the well documented pages of all the Cosmic Ray’s epic Venus Rising books. So take your protein pills and put your helmet on because we are going to momentarily be blasting off for high adventures on Venus with both the Cosmic Ray himself and his long-time friend and associate Dolores Barrios, the glorious Queen of Outer Space!
The Cosmic Ray’s Excellent Venus Adventures is the third thrilling book in mythologist, magic realist and ufologist Dr. Raymond A. Keller’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning Venus Rising series. Some of the interesting- and real individuals- you’ll meet in this book of astounding science include:
*A Canadian defense minister who “spilled the beans” about Venusians and other aliens living and working among us.
*Scientists from around the world engineering new developments to explore and understand various outer space phenomena like magnetic reconnection, traveling faster than the speed of light, and the requisites for intelligent life on other planets.
*Dr. Raymond A. Keller as the “Cosmic Ray” traversing Dimension X with the Queen of Outer Space, Dolores Barrios. This book also contains three never-before-seen photos of the Queen, to include some with the Cosmic Ray himself.
*A couple from Northern California who as the co-presidents of one of America’s first flying saucer clubs travel along with their group’s membership to every UFO meeting and sky watch in 1950’s California with the hopes of reconnecting with Venusians they once encountered in the Mojave Desert. Krsanna Duran of TimeStar reveals startling new revelations that will shake the ufology universe.
*A Nevada road construction foreman at Mormon Mesa, Nevada, just outside a nuclear testing site, who encounters a female saucer pilot. Sporting a beret and looking quite the revolutionary, her name is Aura Rhanes and she is from the Venusian space base Clarion on the far side of the Moon. She’s monitoring atomic blasts in the desert.
*Possibly the second most powerful being from Venus posing as an aging, wannabe aspiring actress living in the North Hollywood Hills.
*An Aerojet missile contractor who flew in a remote controlled flying saucer from White Sands, New Mexico, to New York City and back in less than 30 minutes, in 1949 no less. Never-before-seen photos taken by the contractor of Air Force personnel attached to him while working on the development of the top secret Falcon missile’s dual radar and heat-seeking targeting systems are included.
Countless others also appear in the well-documented pages of all the Cosmic Ray’s epic Venus Rising books. So take your protein pills and put your helmet on because we are going to momentarily be blasting off for high adventures on Venus with both the Cosmic Ray himself and his long-time friend and associate, the glorious Queen of Outer Space!
Dr. Raymond Keller, a.k.a. "Cosmic Ray," author of the Venus Rising trilogy