In Special Reports, this week's files cover: Gold-mine worm called nematode shows life could be living on Mars, Mars Structures, Water, and Food, Mars Blueberries May Be Vegetation, South Africa Gold Mining Cities 200, 000 years old, UFO Sighted During October 2010 Nuclear Missile Incident.
Unidentified Aerial Phenomena sightings were reported over Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Washington. Sightings of UFOs were also reported in Australia, Canada, Columbia, Ireland, Mexico, Russia, and the United Kingdom.
The purpose of these files is to report the UFO eyewitness and photo/video evidence that occurs on a daily basis around the world and in space. These Files assume that extraterrestrial intelligent life not only exists, but my hypothesis is that the over a thousand UFOs reported each month represent technologically advanced spacecraft conducting surveillance of Earth. I personally became interested in UFOs when London Control ordered me to intercept one over England while flying for the US Air Force. Under Project Blue Book, the US Air Force investigated UFOs for more than twenty years; and we continue this research. I believe the God of the universe has spread life throughout the cosmos and UFO's are visiting us in ever-increasing numbers.
Friday, July 8, 2011 marked the final flight of Space Shuttle Atlantis and the end of an era. This was NASA's last space shuttle launch, and future manned flights will not be planned for several years. So, it's really no surprise that at least two eagle-eyed observers have noticed a UFO in the video footage of Atlantis making her final voyage.
It is increasingly common for UFO sightings to be reported surrounding historic events, natural disasters, and manmade accidents. It was only a matter of time before the final flight of Space Shuttle Atlantis was recognized as the setting for another potential UFO.
Nineteen-year-old YouTube user Chase Campbell ( ThatsJustChase) spotted the UFO. You can click hereto launch his video, "STS-135 Atlantis - Last Flight 2011 seen UFO?"
Mr. Campbell is a guitarist, songwriter, musician, and singer who describes the UFO sighting as follows: "Look at the last few seconds just above the back connector on the external fuel tank. Could that be a satellite taking a photo or what? It is by definition a ufo...."
He is correct. Until the object clearly visible during the last few moments of the video is otherwise identified, it is a UFO.
The video on the left side of this page is by another YouTube user who goes by the name Streetcap1. You can click this link to launch it: "UFO near Shuttle Atlantis" It shows the same object that is seen in the other video, but the video is slowed down significantly to make it easier to observe.
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by Doug Miller / KHOU 11 News
Gene Cernan, an affable ambassador for America's space program during the Apollo era, has lately become an outspoken critic of what he considers a deliberate agenda to destroy what NASA has wrought.
"I'll put it straight to you," Cernan said. "The agenda is to dismantle America's space program."
Cernan commanded the final flight of Apollo in December 1972, landing in a lunar valley deeper than the Grand Canyon and living on the moon for three days. In television pictures beamed back from the mountainous landing site, he waxed optimistic about the future of humanity's space exploration efforts.
"America's challenge of today has forged man's destiny of tomorrow," he told an audience of television viewers back on Earth as he cradled a moonrock in his gloved hand.
But today, with the space shuttle poised for its final flight, Cernan is downright pessimistic and more than a little irritated. He's sharply critical of what he believes is a lack of direction in the nation's space effort.
"There's no objective," he said. "There's no timetable. There's no goal. And there's no mission."
Cernan expected other space travelers to follow in his lunar footsteps, but now he's convinced that he will "go to [his] grave as the last man on the moon."
He testified before Congress earlier this year, complaining that the nation is surrendering its role in space exploration.
"We're retiring America's space program," he said. "We're out of the business. We're abdicating. We're giving leadership back to the guys we took it away from."
When Cernan joined the nation's space effort during the Gemini days in the 1960s, he dedicated his professional life to beating the Soviet Union to the moon. Now, he watches in dismay as the United States retires its space shuttle fleet and pins its future on a space capsule designed a half-century ago by Russians. Soyuz spacecraft launched from Russia will offer the nation's only access to space.
"I don't think people have given much thought to this whole program, this whole process," Cernan said.
With the space shuttle fleet headed for retirement in museums, Cernan argues NASA should keep at least two of its billion-dollar orbiters in hangars, just in case the nation needs them. After all, he argues, what will happen if they need to haul something big to the space station?
But he hopes Americans will, as he puts it, "wake up" in a few years and realize their country has lost the ability to put men and women in space, something NASA first achieved a half-century ago.
"I think after this launch, it's going to be nostalgic," he said. "It's tragic from the standpoint that we can no longer get anywhere from here."
'We've set a goal: Let's ultimately get to Mars,' president says in Twitter town hall
President Barack Obama answers a tweeted question on space policy.
Question in a Twitter town hall meeting Thursday, President Obama suggested spaceflight is stuck in the Apollo-era mode and said NASA needs a technological breakthrough to allow faster, longer spaceflight with a goal of getting astronauts to Mars.
"Frankly, I have been pushing NASA to revamp its vision," Obama said. "The shuttle did some extraordinary work in low orbit: experiments, the International Space Station, moving cargo. It was an extraordinary accomplishment and we're very proud of the work that it did. But now what we need is that next technological breakthrough.
"We're still using the same models for space travel that we used with the Apollo program, 30, 40 years ago. And so what we've said is: Rather than keep on doing the same thing, let's invest in basic research around new technologies that can get us places faster, allow human spaceflight to last longer. And what you're seeing now is NASA, I think, redefining its mission.
Science Editor Alan Boyle's Weblog: Stereo imagery adds a new dimension to the first ? and almost certainly last ? orbital view of a space shuttle docked to International Space Station.
"We've set a goal: Let's ultimately get to Mars," the president said while fielding questions from Twitter users about the economy and other subjects. "A good pit stop is an asteroid." He joked that a specific asteroid has not been chosen.
Obama was clear in alluding to what some critics have said: NASA's human spaceflight program has been stuck flying circles around Earth for decades.
"Let's start stretching the boundaries so we're not doing the same thing over and over again," he said. "Rather, let's start thinking about what's the next horizon? What's the next frontier out there? But in order to do that, we're actually going to need some technological breakthroughs that we don't have yet."
The president did not dismiss low-Earth orbit efforts, but put that responsibility on the shoulders of private enterprise. Let the private sector handle routine tasks of sending vehicles into Earth orbit, he said.
And he mentioned how that could, in time, lead to space tourism:Each shuttle flight costs a billion plus dollars and since they have circling Earth for thirty years it is time to reach out further in space.
On "Independence Day, July 4th in 1951 there were 2,713 drive-in theaters in the U.S. and many were showing one of the most anticipated films of the year, "The Day the Earth Stood Still. Flash forward to the Cold War of the 1980's, and this same movie is credited with "inspiring Ronald Reagan to discuss uniting against an alien invasion when meeting Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1985. states a Nov. 1, 2008 New York Times points to "The Day the Earth Stood Still" as inspiring Reagan to discuss alien invasion
The report noted that both Lou Cannon and Army Gen. Colin Powell told the New York Times that the film "The Day the Earth Stood Still inspired President Regan to not only discuss "alien invasion with Gorbachev, but also moved the president " during a 1987 speech to the United Nations general assembly " to say: "I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world.
The New York Times story about Reagan's interest in the movie "The Day the Earth Stood Still " and "how it inspired him to address the issue of alien invasion " was revealed by Powell who served on Reagan's national security staff, and by Cannon who served as Reagan's biographer; writing five books about Reagan, including the acclaimed "President Reagan: the Role of a Lifetime.
A key point in the film is when the alien visitor talks freely about the Earthlings he's encountered (in 1951) and states: "Even with their advanced technology, they cannot truly overcome death.
According to the original 1951 Twentieth Century Fox promotion -- for recent 60th anniversary DVD and Blue Ray edition of "The Day the Earth Stood Still -- it's "one of the first films to portray aliens from space as advanced saviors rather than menacing monsters. The Day the Earth Stood Still has become a classic atomic movie' of the 50s. Klaatu () lands in Washington, D.C., accompanied by a huge robot armed with an awesome death ray as well as capabilities far beyond anything the Earth has ever seen. His mission is a peaceful one.
However, the original promotion for the film also points out that "the human race reacts with mistrust, fear and violence, leading Klaatu to demonstrate his un-Earthly powers in a mind-boggling lesson for all mankind.
One of the film's most famous lines is "Gort! Klaatu barada nikto! This was an order from Klaatu (Michael Rennie) to protect their flying saucer sitting in a ball field in Washington, D.C., until their mission was complete.
It was not only President Reagan who was inspired by the 1951 classic "The Day the Earth Stood Still." I was also, because I sat next to Michael Rennie on a flight while I was in my Air Force uniform. He told me, "The Air Force helped make the picture and he worked on many films for the Air Force.
Kepler Spots More Planets
NASA's Kepler space telescope has picked up multiple planets in a system with a star much like the sun, the largest group of transiting planets yet discovered. The system is very different from the one we call home. The star, about 2,000 light years away, is very much like the sun, but the planets around are in fast, tight orbits. One takes as little as ten days. Five of the six are closer to their sun than Mercury is to ours. One of the most surprising things about the system is that it is stable at all, says Jack Lissauer, a co-investigator for the Kepler Mission at NASA's Ames Research Center. For that many planets to be crammed into a small radius the orbits have to be nearly circular, and they have to have just the right distance from each other.
"This is why I was so surprised," he said. "There were so many planets so close in."
Many of the solar systems discovered have been the homes of Jupiter-sized planets in eccentric orbits. Those types of systems are much easier to see, because a big planet's effects on the parent star are more visible. Kepler is designed to seek out planets closer in size and mass to Earth.
Thus far Kepler has had one big success - in January NASA confirmed it had found the first rocky planet outside our solar system. It is 4.6 times as massive as Earth and has a surface temperature approaching 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit, and like the most recent crop of planets, orbits close to its star.
In this case, Kepler found six planets, all of them transiting the face of the star, called Kepler-11. The outermost one is on the order of 45 million miles out. The sizes of the planets around Kepler-11 range from 1.97 to 4.5 times the radius of Earth. The largest are comparable in size to Uranus and Neptune, which means they probably have a lot of hydrogen and helium, Lissauer said. Their heavy gravity allows them to keep those gases in their atmospheres for a relatively long period. The smaller planets, Lissauer says, are denser, and could have a mixture of rock and water. But the water wouldn't be like an ocean on Earth. Without any other gases in the atmosphere, the water would vaporize and become the atmosphere. Whether a planet retains an atmosphere at all depends on the surface temperature and the gravity, Lissauer says. In our own solar system, a planet like Mercury can't hold an atmosphere very long because it gets blasted by the sun's heat and any gases (and most liquids) boil off and get blown away by the solar wind.
In the Kepler-11 system, the fact that the planets are heavier would mean they can hold an atmosphere longer. Lissauer says the only ones they are reasonably sure about are the largest two, which given their diameters and masses would have to have retained a lot of hydrogen and helium.
For Kepler 11's planets, the surface temperatures would be between 1,400 degrees and 1,100 degrees Fahrenheit, assuming they had no atmosphere at all. (Venus, by comparison, has a very thick atmosphere and maintains a surface temperature of 860 degrees F, while Mercury, which is airless, gets to about 750 F at noon).
Scientists can learn so much about the system because of the way Kepler finds planets. When a planet transits across the face of its star, the light dips slightly. The size of the planet can be deduced from how the brightness changes, and by observing over several months one can estimate the period of its orbit. That gives a good estimate of the planets mass.
Lissauer says the team poring over the data will keep looking for evidence of more planets. He notes that the telescope can only see a small portion of the sky, and even then, only those planetary systems that are facing edge-on towards Earth. That means there are many more that Kepler can't see.
Thus far more than 1,200 candidates for planets have been found. About 68 of them are Earth-sized, with a fraction of those in the "habitable zone" of their stars, the distance at which liquid water can exist.
Kepler won't be the last mission like this. Kepler only looks at a relatively small part of the sky, centered on the constellations Cygnus and Lyra. Lissauer says he has a proposal in for another mission, one that will survey the whole sky, using better camera technology (Kepler was designed a decade ago). While that one won't be quite as sensitive as Kepler is, it will do a better job of finding systems closer to us as it will look at a wider area. He hopes to get it launched about five years from now.
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"...[Jacob] dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven... [and he saw] the angels of god ascending and descending on it.
And he was afraid, and said, 'How dreadful is this place! This is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.'"
--Genesis 28:12, 17 KJV.
In "Gateway of the Gods, author Craig Hines invites readers to reconsider preconceived notions concerning Biblical theology in light of recent scientific discoveries and inquiries concerning the nature of the universe. This fascinating exploration reveals a number of ideas that have been suppressed and obscured behind layers of symbolism and misguided propaganda for thousands of years... until now.
Drawing from a variety of historical sources and years of meticulous research, the author weaves together a compelling argument involving a range of seemingly disparate topics that when considered together, formulate a radically new narrative concerning the history and destiny of the human race.
Coincidence, a day on Mars and a day on Earth last almost the same amount of time. Almost, but not exactly: Mars spins just a little more slowly, so the time from one sunrise on Mars to the next is 40 minutes longer than the same interval on Earth. This small difference usually causes no problems, but if you're remotely operating a robot near the north pole of Mars and you need to wake that robot at sunrise every (Mars) morning and get it busy scooping up ice, those extra 40 minutes per day can be maddening. One day you're heading to sleep just as the terrestrial world is awakening, two weeks later you've slowly gotten in sync with the rest of ground-based humanity, and two weeks after that you're back to daytime and sleeping with your blackout curtains closed. If you're sleeping at all. Because a robot at the pole of Mars has a lot to do and learn in the five months before Martian winter comes and it freezes to death, if indeed it makes it that long before a short-circuit disables it or NASA discontinues your funding or you succumb to exhaustion.
Though earthbound, Andrew Kessler spent 90 Martian days and nights watching the Phoenix robot perform experiments.
Phoenix -- Sandstorm-- On July 6, 2011, Show me a photo of a helicopter of a plane that resembles a silver reflective disk like object with thrusters on the outer ends like the one in this vid. Michael Cohen firstname.lastname@example.org
TUCSON -- I have been taking pictures of certain star like objects and I had some really neat things come up. There seems to be a few that are not just stars as this one taken on April 28, 2011, all these are taken from a tripod in series of ten shots at a time. Thanks to MUFON CMS
NORTH HOLLYWOOD -- We were sitting outside enjoying the evening on the Fourth of July with friends having a barbeque. I looked up into the shy and i say a black circular disc moving from the southeast to the northwest. At first sight i thought it was a balloon, but it did not ascend at all, it was gliding like a jet, below the clouds. It looked like a hockey puck, but as it was so far away, it was much larger than that. There were no lights, and we followed it until it left our sight in front of the San Bernardino Mountains Thanks to MUFON CMS
MT SHASTA -- I was at a park in Mt. Shasta, California. My boyfriend and I all went to the park so that we could see the volcano up close and take some good pictures. I was unaware of the UFOs at the time of the park visit and had no sighting of them while I was physically at the park in the town of Mt. Shasta.
I first noticed the UFO objects in my pictures a week or so after the actual park trip on 7/9/2011 when I was zooming into them using my computer. I noticed that many (mostly all) of the pictures that I took directly of Mt. Shasta contained little dots that were somewhat hard to notice at first glance when the pictures were not zoomed-in upon. The dots in the pictures are not in consistent spots and seem as if they were moving as I was taking the pictures. I took the pictures over a span of about 5 to 10 minutes and was on my way without knowing that I had even taken photos of the said UFOs.
I was unaware of the UFOs while I was taking pictures of the volcanic Mt. Shasta on June 27, 2011. Many pictures taken show UFOs in the sky. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Atlanta -- Annie S. writes, "When I was 18, my brother and I were on the interstate just outside of Atlanta, we looked up at the sky and saw a UFO. We were dumbfounded and then started to see little ships come out of the mother ship, then some blasts of light went from one ship to another and they disappeared before our eyes - with no sound at all! We thought we were crazy until we looked around and realized that everyone on the freeway had stopped their cars and was witnessing this, too!! We even investigated if there were any military maneuvers that day, but came up blank. I bet the military knew full well what had happened, but they were obviously keeping it quiet. It was an amazing thing to see, and I'll never forget it as long as I live." Thanks to Annie.
GLEN ELLYN -- I was looking at the moon with my boys and saw a jet on flight path to a local airport and noticed way above the commercial jet a triangular shaped object that was heading east on a straight line. It had a short contrail behind it five times the length of the object. I think it was a military plane but it was way to high and going way too fast than normal. My reaction was this is really odd, like a SR-71 but those are retired. It looked like the shape of the Space Shuttle but I know that is not up there. It has yet to launch. I tried to take a picture with my cell phone camera but the object was too far up to get into the picture. It reflected white in front of the contrail. It was close to sunset so the sun rays were reflecting off the bottom of the object as it flew out of sight into the distance. I would like to know if the FAA tracked the object. Thanks to MUFON CMS
ABERDEEN -- We were sitting outside at out picnic table talking and watching a couple of airplanes flying by on June 29, 2011, when we noticed strange objects flying without blinking lights. The first one we saw was flying south about the same speed as an airplane that was a bright white ball of light, and we could see an airplane at the same time. That's how we knew there was a difference. As the object got to a certain point south of us it just disappeared. The second object was coming from north northeast going south southeast at the same rate of speed, but this one was a ball of red light. The third and fourth ones we seen looked like the first one and heading in the same direction north to south and it was a bright white light like the first one. They too also disappeared when they reached a certain point. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Osage Beach -- At 8:45 PM, on June 29, 2011 the second night in a row that I was out on my lakeside porch near the Grand Glaze Bridge. Bright white orb moving across night time sky.
The orb had a trailer much like a comet, but moved smoothly and slowly across the sky. It emitted bright white aura and then turned red before disappearing. This area has commercial air traffic and is specifically used for military training. I am used to seeing aircraft that has more than one continuous light. Both nights had same visual on orb moving across sky before slowing and disappearing. The night before I had contact on same orb, but with a jet trailing behind by about 14 seconds. This helped confirm that the object I was looking at was not commercial. I had never even heard of this site until these sightings.
I find it interesting that there are reports from this area that predate mine. Thanks to Peter Davenport, Director National UFO Reporting Center http://www.UFOcenter.com/
Chesterfield Township " On July 4 and 5, 2011, at 11:30 PM to 1:30 AM, I noticed a bright red "fireball for lack of a better description coming from the south slowly towards a local fireworks display. I called for my girlfriend to come outside to see. She brought out her camera and shot a trio of photos. By then, it was due West of us. It flew away at high speed and faded from view. I went back out again at about 1:30 AM and didn't see anything until I turned and saw it directly overhead and CLOSE. I yelled for my girlfriend because it was right HERE! I am a pilot and it wasn't any aircraft I ever seen. The object had no position lights etc. It was only 600 to 1000 feet above us and moving slowly towards the West. There was a fireball an above it I could see a disc shaped structure that looked like a 35 feet in diameter parachute. This was about and noiseless (the fireworks were all done) no engine, jet or rotor sound was heard. It was completely SILENT. The Disc varied in color from bright red to blood red to deep crimson purple. Then my girl friend came out and all you could see was the fireball. She saw it and suddenly yelled as it turned north and sped away at incredible speed. Thanks to William Puckett, Director http://www.ufosnw.com
AFFTON " On June 25, 2011, at 8:30 to 9 PM, the photos were taken. A storm front was moving in and my wife and I noticed the heavy cloud formations due west of our home. I shot several pictures and next day I was looking at the photos and noticed the object. The camera is a Kodak C653, 6.1 mega-pixel. I did not actually see this object, because I was watching the thunder and lightning to the north. Note: The enlargement of the photo shows a triangular shaped object. I believe that the object is real and not a lens flare, droplet on lens, etc. I do not believe the photo was doctored. Thanks to William Puckett Director UFOs Northwest http://ufosnw.com
O'FALLON -- I was at a family BBQ in the backyard waiting for fireworks to start and we noticed in the southern sky an orange flare-like object that appeared to be moving slowly but steadily westward. It was unlike a plane or a firework, more flare like. The orange light also seemed to be somewhat directional. The silent light finally just slowly winked out was gone. Shortly thereafter we watched from the direction of Lambert Airport three red lights jets take off and climb straight up in to the sky and disappear. It was 11 PM, and I was walking near my home in O'Fallon. I witnessed the orange light again for probably 45 seconds moving northwest before it slowly winked out. Thanks to MUFON CMS
MISSOULA --My boyfriend was outside smoking and called my daughter and I outside because he was seeing something strange in the sky on July 1, 2011. We are avid sky watchers so I ran outside and saw that it was not a normal light in the sky so I ran back inside to grab my camera so I could video it. It was a very bright, fire-orange light that seemed to travel horizontally at first, and then it started to go up horizontally until it disappeared. It seemed cigar shaped and there were no flashers like airplanes have. The fire-orange light around it was very bright and was tons bigger than any stars in the sky. There was also no sound. We were very excited to see it. The video I got does not do it justice. It was way bigger than it shows and does not show the fire-orange light around it very well. Maybe with the technology you have access to you will see something.
Barrington -- Brilliant light traveling southeast, slowly dimmed and vanished at 10:14 PM, on June 29, 2011. My daughter and I were sitting in the yard talking when this bright light came into my view around 55 degree elevation heading southeast, altitude about 1500 to 2000 feet. The object continued southeast, became very dim and vanished. The object traveled perpendicular to the Philadelphia landing pattern. My daughter photographed the object with her cell phone. The sky was clear and the object made no audible sound. Thanks to MUFON CMS
South Kearny " On June 17, 2011, about 1:30 pm I went out on the porch at work to see the on coming Thunder Storm. I was talking to a co-worker when big flash of lightening struck. We were watching the sky for more lightening and seconds later, I said to my co-worker, "What's that"?? First he said it was a bird, then said it was a black plastic bag then said, "I don't know".. I told him to keep it in sight and I'll go get my camera.. I have a 10x zoom on my camera and managed to get 3 pictures as it traveled from South to North in a pretty direct path over my job in South Kearny, NJ before losing sight of it over our building at work... All I know is that it was Unidentified and it was flying. This case was investigated by Lida Griffith and has been classified as '' unknown''.
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Cape May County -- At around 10 pm on the 4th of July my wife and I were heading south on Rt47 in NJ between Goshen and Indian Trail Rd (Rt147). I noticed and orange glowing ball in the sky off to north west of us and at first thought it to be fireworks. I watched for a short while realized it wasn't bursting or falling to the ground. I pointed it out to my wife and as I got closer I lost site of it but my wife could still see it out of her side window. She opened the window and told me stop the car that I had to in her words "see this thing". I pulled onto the shoulder and we both got out as the object passed over our car going from west to east I could clearly see a round object. It was bright orange. In it's center there appeared to be something like a brilliant reddish orange flame or burner and around the perimeter were orange dots. The whole object was bright orange. There was a moderate but steady flow of traffic heading in both directions so I thought for sure other cars would stop but none did. The object made no noise and kept traveling east until it was out of sight. As it went away form us it looked more like an orange ball again. I took a picture with my blackberry camera but it came out looking like a small dot in the sky. I believe it was overcast that evening as I don't recall seeing any stars. I have tried to rationalize what I saw, thinking it was some kind of 4th of July display or possibly the bottom of a balloon gondola with a 4th of July display under it but nothing made sense. I have never seen anything like it in my life and neither has my wife.
I'm just surprised that I have not heard anything about anyone else seeing it. The way it traveled out of sight it was heading for Wildwood on one of the busiest nights of the year. Maybe you folks have received some reports, I just can't believe we were the only ones to see this. The whole episode lasted maybe 3 minutes. I can't say how large it was or how fast it was going. If you held bottle cap over your head and looked up at it, that's about size it looked up in the sky but the details I describe looking straight up under it were very clear.
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On July 4, 2011, we saw several pink/orange spherical objects initially in triangle formation with many to follow. I already posted this but now have the two pictures we managed to get (I wanted to get permission from the person who took it). I am still stunned, especially since there are now hundreds of postings with similar pictures, videos from all over the world. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Elizabeth City -- Three of us were on a sailboat in the Albemarle Sound in route from Manteo to Coinjock (NNW). We were motoring at 7.5 nautical miles per hour & had passed Kitty Hawk to the East at 10:50 AM, on July 1, 2011. I believe that we were southeast of the mouth of the Pasquotank River. We were constantly scanning the water watching for crab pots, debris, sailing markers, etc and hoping to see dolphins. Around Noon I saw in the distance (NNW, 3-5 miles) a very large white shape, rectangular with rounded ends. It was so pale it blended with the skies & water but was distinct from the nearby trees. There was some smoke from the peat fires to the East so the view was not the best. I studied the sight with binoculars & didn't have a clue about what I was seeing. I pointed it out to the other sailors who also looked and had a similar reaction. We could not determine if the object was hovering, floating, teetered or otherwise secured. It did not seem to move. I took two pictures though it was very hard to see the object in the lens. I zoomed out (shutter speed 1/1250; focal length 60.0 mm) in the direction I was looking & clicked twice. Remember, we were on a boat so holding a camera steady is a challenge! The first picture shows the complete object that we estimated was over 200 feet tall and 1000 feet long. The second picture shows the object partially hidden by trees. (The object was NOT moving; our boat was taking us out of sight of it as we continued our trip.) Look closely in the trees to the right & see a house to get perspective of the size. We wondered if it was a blimp since we had seen a blimp and blimp hangar on June 21 when we were leaving Elizabeth City. But, it was much larger and a different shape from any blimp we could recall. The bulges on either end of the object and the lack of "fins" plus the sheer size of it made us doubt that possibility. Also, there were dark squares that appeared to be windows near the mid-line along the right side of the object. At the time we were wondering what it was, trying to figure it out, knowing we had never seen anything like it. We were curious but assumed there was a logical explanation. We chose not to investigate further as we were meeting friends and wanted to get to port before any afternoon showers might appear. Thanks to MUFON Thanks to MUFON Thanks to MUFON CMS
CLEVELAND "On July 4, 2011, at 11 PM, We saw a white to red sphere shaped object moving north to south. Many people saw it. I did not have tripod (sorry), but as I zoomed in you can see how red and bright it was. It looked white from far away. I caught it again at the end of film and it seemed to morph into something very strange. The video does not do it justice.
Note: It appears that the witness zooms in towards the end of the footage. The zoom reveals a red object of strange shape. This same witness has sent interesting photos and videos before. Thanks to William Puckett Director UFOs Northwest http://ufosnw.com
Cleveland -- The witness mailed a sketch along with a lengthy description of experiences with the orb along with more recent experiences. The witness was watching TV and saw an illuminated round green crystal that floated in mid air. The crystal was about the size of a large grapefruit. The witness felt more "shocked than scared."
The witness thought the crystal was some sort of machine and certainly real. It float for about 12 seconds. It was present long enough to make a detailed description. Within the crystal were four green rings. Two rings turned slowly clockwise and the other two turned counter-clockwise. There were also two white lights that pulsated on and off. Within each ring were adjoining sections (dark green) that were shaped like mounted panels. The witness had the sense of "being watched." When the witness called to a family member in the kitchen the crystal suddenly disappeared into tiny metal fragments.
The witness described subsequent strange encounters with unknown beings since the above incident. These accounts are not included in this report.
Note: This sounds like a fantastic intriguing case, but the veracity of the case rests with the credibility of the witness. As J.R. Ripley said" "Believe it not." Thanks to William Puckett Director UFOs Northwest http://ufosnw.com
Elm -- On July 8, 2011, I stepped outside to smoke, look up and this object was moving weird honestly I don't know much but you be the judge. it flickered and move fast planes don't move like that it was around 10 PM. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Trout Lake -- Can you please describe the "satellite at .56 on the video timeline that is shown being "swarmed by orbs? Which satellite is the one that is accompanied by luminous orb-like bodies while travelling in space? Do video recordings of luminous bodies being "swarmed by orbs reveal secret dimensions of the US Space Command? Please advise :) A new video shows a UFO that appeared to witnesses "as bright as a second sun" crossing the skies over the ECETI Ranch in Trout Lake Washington on the evening of Monday, June 27, 2011. The event was just one in a series of ongoing sightings that occurred during the previous four nights, captured in both visible light and infrared night vision using a stereo camera imaging system. The video also shows lights on Mt. Adams accompanied by mysterious flights over the peak, a UFO that disappears in mid-air while flying in clear skies, witnesses using lights to engage luminous vehicles, orbs swarming around a low-flying UFO and incredible acceleration when what appears to be an inter-dimensional spaceship makes a rapid exit. Story continues on Examiner.com: http://exm.nr/eyBabt
Trout Lake -- This photo was taken on 6/27/2011. I was taking random nature shots of the area and discovered this little object at the top of the frame. It's one object - the two squares are zooms of the same object. I didn't notice it while I was taking the shots. It's a shame I couldn't get more detail, but I was shooting in RAW format so I was able to zoom in to get the most detail from the original. Notice the color shift from top to bottom and the vertical lines coming from the top and bottom of the object.
SAO PAULO " As a tourist to S?o Paulo, I was returning from photographing a park called Parque da Independ?ncia on saturday July 9th, 2011 (4pm local time), coming towards Ipiranga CPTM train station to take a ride back to Br?s station, when I saw a shape floating over the neighborhood of "Vila Prudente". The shape caught my eye, because when it was moving, it looked like the sun was making different reflections of light from the object like a mirror would in a sky, plus keeping my eyes focused on the object, it seemed to have blueish, blinking lights. I took a couple of photographs of the object with my Canon X-43 digital camera, 10x zoom on max, from the entrance to the Ipiranga station, looking at the object, which was slowly moving about against the clear blue sky. When I entered the station and went to the open air train departure area, I was unable to locate the object again. All in all, I saw the object for about 15 minutes. The three pictures I have attached have been cropped from the original larger ones using Google's Picasa. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Please see http://youtu.be/frKKpO_cz-w
I took this last night " other have seen it, but so far I haven't heard anyone with pictures/video or media reports saying what it was.
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At 9:20 PM, Colombian time on July 9, 2011, I went to the balcony and observed an object was moving from side to side. It was yellow and red and was not a plane, helicopter. The object flew in a circle without explanation. The first reaction I had was it was a star. It was still for a few seconds, but after that it began to show yellow and blue colors as it moved from side to side. I have seen videos of ufos and stuff like that because I have interest in the subject but what I saw today was not anything I've ever seen on TV. I've never seen something so unusual. My mother was also present. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Nordkjostbotn -- A witness to a UFO sighting, was out on trekking trip near his home town, and managed to film a UFO. The object at low center might well be a craft of alien origin as it passed over the area during daylight hours. The event took place in the vicinity of the town of Nordkjostbotn in the far north of Norway and occurred around a week ago. http://www.allnewsweb.com/page1199999553.php
MOSCOW -- I saw a very strange flaming object on July 9, 2011. I had been sitting on my terrace at my country house, when I noticed a strange flying object above. This attracted my attention because it was flaming and burning like a plane was on fire. I thought something had happened, but the flaming object was flying in a straight trajectory. After that I called my friends and parents and it changed trajectory slightly to the left and started to fly away and up. We could make out that it was one object and looked like it was made up of three flaming balls (one big and one small one on the each side). It was very interesting to watch and made this picture to try and illustrate what I saw. Thanks to MUFON CMS
Guildford -- "I had just put our car in the garage and was walking back towards the house on July 7, 2011, when I spotted two orange lights moving at speed through the sky. They were closer and much faster than a plane. Also they were silent and there were no flashing lights, so they were definitely not planes or helicopters. They were heading northwest and ended up being obscured by trees. I ran into upstairs to grab my camcorder and told my fiance what I had just seen. We looked out of the window and another orange light flew past fast, before I had the chance to turn on my camera. I went outside and saw another orange light to the north of my house and managed to get some brief footage of it, which shows its speed. They moved to fast to be Chinese lanterns and the final one came from a totally different direction than the others. Thanks to MUFON CMS
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