Footage of mysterious object above ocean stuns military personnel
March 10, 2018
Newly-released video of a mysterious object streaking over the Atlantic Ocean shows the Pentagon needs to take UFOs seriously, a researcher says.
The sensational two-minute clip captured by a camera aboard a US Navy F/A 18 jet flying at 25,000 feet wowed military personnel.
“What the f— is that thing?” shouted the pilot in the video posted online by the To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science, a private research company.
“Oh my gosh dude!” exclaimed the jet’s weapons systems officer.
The video was shot off the East Coast in 2015. To the Stars Academy did not say how it obtained the declassified footage, but said others could obtain it through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Three videos showing similar incidents became public last year in reports of $22 million in Pentagon spending on UFO research.
The videos, along with observations by pilots and radar operators, “appear to provide evidence of the existence of aircraft far superior to anything possessed by the United States or its allies,” writes Christopher Mellon, a former defense official in the George W. Bush and Clinton administrations and an adviser to To the Stars Academy.
In a Washington Post op-ed, Mellon reasoned that if the origin of these aircraft is a mystery, “so is the paralysis of the US government in the face of such evidence.”
Mellon, who served as an intelligence official for the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations, charged that military and department agencies “treat such incidents as isolated events rather than as part of a pattern requiring serious attention and investigation.”
Mellon compared the government’s current approach to UFOs to the counterterrorism efforts of the CIA and the FBI prior to 9/11.
He wondered if the US has been “technologically leap-frogged by Russia or China” or might these videos “be evidence of some alien civilization. Unfortunately, we have no idea, because we aren’t even seeking answers.”
'There was something out there': Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin 'passes lie detector test after recalling his encounter with alien life' during historic 1969 mission to the moon
Aldrin reportedly passed the lie detector test during his recollection of his close encounter with alien life during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon
He was part of the test that also analyzed interviews from astronauts Al Worden, Edgar Mitchell and Gordon Cooper
Experts said their results prove they were 'completely convinced' that their claims of alien life were genuine
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Published on Nov 25, 2016
A young man and his friends experiment with human-initiated contact techniques in an attempt to develop a peaceful relationship with extra-terrestrials. Along their journey, they attend an ET disclosure hearing in Brantford Ontario and interview the world’s top UFO researchers, abductees and lobbyists to find out the truth behind the UFO cover-up.
Written, directed, edited and shot by Mitch Fillion
Music by Josh St Denis, Jordaan Mason, Matt LeGroulx, Dylan Hudecki and Devon Sproule
Illustrations by Ryan Stanley (http://www.ryanstanley.bigcartel.com)
Starring: Travis Walton, Paul Hellyer, Stanton Friedman, Richard Dolan, Nick Pope, Grant Cameron, Stephen Bassett, Elizabeth April, Bob Mitchell, Mitch Fillion, Jonathan Rosenfield, Laurie Rosenfield, Anna Ruddick, and Adam Veselesin
by peartreed » Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:00 pm
I realize stereotyping is dangerously unfair, but we tend to project our own images and attitudes upon the religious, mythological and supernatural heroes, deities and saviors from the sky. Apparently, we would much prefer to be visited and saved by something most like ourselves.
Iamwhomiam » 30 Apr 2018 18:22 wrote:Yes, we do love our self-defined comfort zones.
I should have realized MUFON was no different than society in make-up & mindset.
Thanks for the explanation.
Smiles, does MUFON have a future? I see their 2018 conference will be held soon. Will they act to remove Ventre? Any thoughts?
What's up with those Pentagon UFO videos? Sarah Scoles, Wired, 2018
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"But those are all funny things to say, because it doesn’t seem like the Pentagon ever held the program’s data or documents that close, and it doesn’t seem like the videos in that story ever were classified.
“If they were officially declassified, they would have to have been officially classified,” says Nate Jones, director of the Freedom of Information Act Project at the National Security Archive. And a classified video would likely have a marking at least at the beginning and end, even after it was okayed for public consumption. Someone—at the Times, at To The Stars—could have cut those introductory and closing seconds from the video, but why would they do that, when both groups were emphasizing the direct-from-DOD legitimacy of the videos? “It looks very strongly like these weren’t released through any proper DOD declassification channels that I’ve ever seen,” says Jones. “I’ve seen a lot of DOD declassification in response to FOIA, in response to mandatory declassification review, in response to proactive disclosure. And it doesn’t look like this.”"
https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-up- ... fo-videos/
'The original contractual name for AATIP (and a slightly wider scope of issues for want of a better outline) was the "Advanced Aerospace Weapons Systems Application Program" (AAWSAP).'
'Further, "AATIP" was the term used to stipulate UFO work, within the slightly larger Advanced Aerospace Weapons Systems Application Program (AAWSAP).' - Paul Dean"
"AATIP & AAWSA documents - As some of you know, I'm working on finishing a long item on Bigelow etc, which I hope to post in the next week or so. In the meantime, to try to reduce some confusion which has arisen about AATIP and AAWSA, I'll just post a bit (some of which I've shared with several friends and fellow researchers during the last few weeks) on that now.
Many of you will be aware that Dr Eric Davis and Dr Hal Puthoff have discussed a series of reports they prepared under for the US government under the AATIP program. For example during a Coast to Coast interview by George Knapp on 28 January 2018, Eric Davis mentioned in relation to AATIP a series of 38 DIRDs ("Defense Intelligence Reference Documents") regarding propulsion, power generation, material science, human interface etc (2 of which were classified)."
READ ENTIRE POST HERE:
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Sunday, April 29, 2018
UFOs and Racism
In an interview in the February, 1985 issue of OMNI Magazine, Dr. J. Allen Hynek had this to say about the caliber of his fellow UFO researchers:"I do not mean it unkindly, but the UFO movement today is filled basically with amateurs. Most of the investigators are not professionals, and they are technically ill equipped and lack funds. Many are also beset by preconceived notions of what UFOs ought or ought not to be."
If he were asked that today, Hynek might add that some amateur UFOlogists are beset by horribly racist and intolerant views of their fellow humans. The recent news that Dr. Chris Cogswell, the new Director or Research for MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network, had resigned his post only a few months after taking the position because MUFON was harboring a racist in its camp, has made a lot of headlines, and was just written up today in Newsweek. This is not the kind of publicity that MUFON needs, but it is the publicity it deserves.
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A few other thoughts:
I have often observed with my wife, who is black, that people of color (POC) don't often report UFOs. Hard to say why that is, but it seems to be true. But there are exceptions. My wife's dad once had a very strange encounter that he believes involved a UFO. And one of the most intriguing cases I ever investigated for MUFON was reported by a black man. He, too, was aware that POC don't often file UFO reports. It was a Close Encounter of the Third Kind, and I would have loved to have researched the hell out of it, but the sighting had taken place several years earlier, and the witness' wife would not consent to an interview; she just wanted to forget that the freaky occurrence had ever happened (Historic cases are tricky to begin with, because so much time has passed since the occurrence, but if one of two witnesses doesn't want to talk about it, you're basically left with nothing but one person's story to "investigate")
I don't like to think about what would have happened had John Ventre ever interviewed my father-in-law, or the gentleman who reported the Close Encounter of the Third Kind. I don't think those conversations would have gone well, and two fascinating reports would never have seen the light of day. Can we afford that?
And then there's this: What the hell does John Ventre think of Barney & Betty Hill, the celebrated UFO abductees who happened to be a bi-racial married couple? Imagine what would have happened if Ventre, or someone like him, had been the first person to contact the Hills...
http://www.highstrangenessufo.com/2018/ ... acism.html
elfismiles » 29 Apr 2018 17:00 wrote:What If Aliens Met Racists? MUFON Resignations Highlight Internal Divisions in UFO Sightings Organization
By Andrew Whalen On 4/29/18
http://www.newsweek.com/ufo-sightings-m ... ial-905060
elfismiles » 02 May 2018 15:27 wrote:Re: Where is UFOlogy at in 2018?
Ufology Or Something Else? Nick Redfern
http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2018/05/u ... hing-else/
Pentagon Confirmation: AATIP = Advanced Aerospace Weapon System Applications Program
Update by Roger Glassel to his article,
The AATIP, Targeting Pod Videos and the DOPSR Process
As I stated in my previous article, it was important for me to have the Advanced Aerospace Weapon System Applications search phrase added to my request - as the reports by Dr. Eric Davis were done under the AAWSA program, and a LinkedIn profile I found connected AAWSA to Bigelow. If I was wrong, it would just have been redundant information to my FOIA request, as it already contained other information on which videos I was referring to. I have also learned that Isaac Koi sent these two AAWSA reports to Dr. Davis who confirmed that they are his reports, but I wanted confirmation from an official source.
I contacted the Pentagon spokesperson again, Major Audricia Harris of the OSD PA, with the following question and background information.
READ MORE HERE:
http://www.blueblurrylines.com/2018/05/ ... anced.html
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