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Ron Patton | April 23, 2019
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Area 51 has been the focal point of many theories about aliens and secret spacecraft for decades. The remote military base in the Nevada desert has a lot of history and has been associated with alien theories almost since its inception.

When it comes to geek cultural mythology, Area 51 still looms as a mysterious artifact of the Cold War. Many people were unaware of it until 1989 when it was reported that it was a place where the United States Military was reverse engineering alien aircraft, but the history of the base and the strange aircraft there extends back to 1955.

In the early 1950s, US planes were conducting low-flying recon missions over the USSR. But there were constant worries of them being spotted and shot down.

So, in 1954, President Eisenhower authorized the development of a top secret, high-altitude recon aircraft dubbed, Project Aquatone. The program required a remote location that wasn’t easily accessible to civilians or spies.

Area 51 was created in the middle of a Salt Flat in the barren desert of Nevada.

No one knows exactly why it’s called Area 51, but one theory suggests it came from its proximity to the Nevada Nuclear Test Sites. The Nevada Test Site was divided into number-designated areas by the Atomic Energy Commission. The location was already familiar territory for the military, as it had served as a World War II aerial gunnery range.

In the summer of 1955, sightings of “unidentified flying objects” were reported around Area 51. There were many that speculated that what were being seen over the area were alien spacecraft – or prototypes that were reverse engineered from crash debris form so-called alien saucers that were seen in the skies just after World War II.

There were some that believed that the secret technologies were already reverse engineered from aliens by German scientists brought over to the United States through the joint intelligence operation known as “Paperclip.”

It is believed that the ex-Nazi scientists had knowledge that was vital to space dominance and were testing their prototypes over areas in the Nevada desert, New Mexico and the Pacific Northwest.

While many people were seeing these strange crafts, the military was working on other advanced aircraft for national defense.

The Air Force had begun its testing of the U-2 aircraft. The U-2 can fly higher than 60,000 feet. At the time, normal airliners were flying in the 10,000 to 20,000 feet range. While military aircraft topped out around 40,000 feet.

Pilots at the time of the U2 test would see a tiny speck above their craft –and would report a UFO. There were many reports to air traffic control centers and years of denial as the air force knew what was happening. Many of these eye-witness accounts made it into the reports filed with Project Blue Book.

The truth is that the Flying Saucer or the UFO in the 1940s and 1950s had become a common mystery that was shared by many people. In fact, many magazines like TIME and LOOK would devote page after page about saucers stories.

The obsession of the Flying Saucer was just as prevalent as baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and an American fear of the Cold war. The thing that needs to be emphasized when reflecting on UFO’s and their effect on cultures is that the UFO was at first discussed without the alien context.

It then became more of an extraterrestrial or alien topic in as much that while we were not doing well in the space race we were all dreaming of space flight, manned missions to the Moon and to Mars. It was theorized that perhaps with a little help from our alien friends we could someday make it to other worlds.

The alien context of the UFO phenomenon has unfortunately dogged any objective analysis of the sightings. Many objective investigators are well aware that there are military test aircraft that can also be seen and the new breed of UFO researchers are also using history and eyewitness accounts to perhaps make the hypothesis that the Saucer sightings were part of a post World War II experiment with secret saucer technology mothballed by Hitler’s Luftwaffe.

The mystery has always been where the UFO plans came from—were thy back-engineered from a reported crash in the Black Forest in the 1930’s? Or were they the mysterious Vril craft that was designed by alien beings channeled in Vienna?

One thing was certain and that is Hitler was not in power long enough to see the Wunderwaffe take flight or mature into spacecraft capable of going to the moon as many alternative historians have speculated.

It can be said that the media created the “Flying Saucer hysteria” and now in the 21st century with much of the activities of Area 51 declassified – more investigations as to what really went on there go deeper than the alien question.

In fact, they go deep into the black.

During the 1940s and 1950s, there could have been a number of significant events taking place that could very well have been glossed over or made to look like figments of an overactive imagination.

That is why witness testimonies are vital to cases that over the years have become embellished or thrust into the communal mythology. In Ufology we can also point a “dead spot” in the investigation process.

In the 1960s, UFO material was actually difficult to get a hold of. Now we see it everywhere. In the 1960s, there were a few reference books collecting the most famous sightings and photographs. There were a few stories of people taking rides on saucers or stories of celebrities being taken to military coolers and were locked in deep freeze with aliens or body parts of these beings.

The term “flying saucer” has evolved in the communal mythology to be UFO, a term that originally meant Unidentified Flying Object.

While the basic definition should apply, the tabloid labels and pejorative views of UFO’s are often met with hostile cynicism.

I wish we had a looking glass where we could go back in time to 1950s where Harry Truman admitted that there were flying saucers. Were flying saucers were seen buzzing over the nations’ capital. I would love to hear those stories of how President Eisenhower took a ride in a spacecraft and how Jackie Gleason was shown aliens in refrigerators on a military base.

These stories are seldom given the spotlight because they sound so outrageous. However, many of them were even sealed in death bed confessions and those who know firsthand the testimonies of these witnesses are either dead or dying. The magic and innocence of the original flying saucer times have all but escaped us.

The reality is now being revealed to be somewhat of a halfway point between alien design and human engineering.

A number of interesting turn of events that have transpired are again pointing to the notion that back engineered craft have been flying in our skies and that these aircraft have been part of the deep black projects which may include secret space planes with payloads and even off-planet personnel.

Recently it was reported that on January 14th, 2019 Boeing released a series of concept art images showing a very large, high-speed, high-altitude, mothership aircraft and its payload, a reusable air-launched space vehicle. The images are quite interesting for a number of reasons. First off, the setting seems to depict Groom Lake, aka Area 51. Second, they closely match a patent for just such a launch system that was filed by Boeing in 1986 and awarded in 1989. Finally, this concept is pretty much identical to a rumored program that supposedly flew from the base during the last decade of the 20th Century and possibly into the 21st Century. The timing of the patent and concept drawings also correlates with a number of factors that would support the existence of, or at least the logic behind procuring such an exotic space access system.

The concept drawings may have been sketched as long ago as the 1980s and depict several super-advanced reusable spacecraft. Although it’s not clear whether the futuristic flying machines were actually built, one image features a ‘mothership’ which appears designed to carry a smaller recon craft which hangs beneath it and resembles a cross between a UFO and the Space Shuttle.

At least four of images were shared as an Instagram story last January, which means they disappeared from view after just 24 hours. They do not appear to have been shared again by Boeing, although this does not necessarily show they prove something explosive such as the existence of a top-secret research program going on at area 51 or perhaps secret bases in Utah at the Dugway facility or Vandenberg Air Force Base.

However, the artist conception of these space ready craft looks like they were meant to be tested at Area 51.

Some of the aircraft resemble those that were pictured in a patent for a ‘horizontal-takeoff transatmospheric launch system’ filed in 1984 and granted in 1989.

Boeing wrote: ‘This invention is directed toward providing a transatmospheric launch system that is essentially totally reusable, provides wide flexibility in choice of orbit, and may be launched quickly on short notice. ‘The system of the invention is a two-stage horizontal takeoff and landing system. An orbiter vehicle is integrated into the underside of an aircraft.’

Days ago it was reported that The US Navy has been granted a patent for an advanced aircraft which resembles a flying saucer — there is also a patent being granted for what appears to be a flying triangle.

Military inventors filed plans for a highly unusual flying machine which uses an ‘inertial mass reduction device’ to travel at ‘extreme speeds’. What that means is that the aircraft uses complex technology to reduce its mass and thereby lessen inertia (an object’s resistance to motion) so it can zoom along at high velocities.

The patent is highly complex and describes methods of reducing the mass of an aircraft using various techniques including the generation of gravity waves, which were first detected in 2016 after being produced when two black holes collided.

It is possible to reduce the inertial mass and hence the gravitational mass, of a system/object in motion, by an abrupt perturbation of the non-linear background of local space-time, the patent says. The craft described in the patent features a cavity wall filled with gas, which is then made to vibrate using powerful electromagnetic waves. This then creates a vacuum around the craft, allowing it to propel itself at high speeds. The UFO-style ship can be used in water, air or even space.

It is possible to envision a hybrid aerospace/undersea craft (HAUC), which due to the physical mechanisms enabled with the inertial mass reduction device, can function as a submersible craft capable of extreme underwater speeds… and enhanced stealth capabilities,’ the patent continues. ‘This hybrid craft would move with great ease through the air/space/water mediums, by being enclosed in a vacuum plasma bubble/sheath.’ Although the US Navy applied for the patent in 2016 and it was granted last year, it doesn’t necessarily mean the craft has been built and tested. However, the technology is further evidence of the military’s interest in developing ‘exotic’ technologies.

Now, keep in mind that at the moment the on so-called disclosure of a secret human-ET liaison program will most plausibly, as they have been in the past, be done by citizen groups or whistleblowers.

However, there have been instances where investigators have accidentally stumbled on to something or have revealed something that sustains the idea that there are three space programs that are happening simultaneously. There are space programs being carried out by the private sector, there are military secret deep black space projects and of course NASA space projects.

You may remember that in March of 2002 British hacker Gary McKinnon has claimed that he came across information relating to a secret pace program and UFO’s during his infamous foray into NASA’s computer system.

Mr. McKinnon, who breached the security defenses of NASA and US military networks between February 2001 and March 2002, said that he found a document entitled “non-terrestrial officers”.

This excel sheet, he explained, had the ranks and names of unknown individuals. Furthermore, Mr. McKinnon went on to say, another sheet had tabs for “material transfers between ships”.

When he tried to search for the names of the ships – approximately eight to 10 in total – he was unable to come across anything that mentioned them (at least in public), reinforcing his assessment that these were part of a covert and non-terrestrial US initiative.

He was able to access these top-secret documents through a program called, Landsearch, which, after having gained control over the domain, had the ability to search all the files and folders “on every machine”.

Following his arrest in 2002, Mr. McKinnon was subject to a lengthy and divisive legal quarrel concerning his extradition to the US, where prosecutors wanted him to stand trial for the data breach.

He was facing up to 70 years in prison and several million dollars in fines. However, the U.K. never extradited him to the U.S. and McKinnon managed to avoid prison. Some say that he was able to do so because he had amassed sensitive information that he used as leverage.

This case has embarrassed NASA and the military because it actually lifts the secrecy on the militarization of space and the reality of weaponized platforms. Missions and space stations that is unknown to the general public.

The case of Gary McKinnon, while virtually sequestered by the mainstream media confirms testimonies of many military and Ex- NASA employees with Top Secret security clearances that claim that both the military and NASA have hidden, destroyed, or altered information , videos or photos that contained images of UFOs, extraterrestrial life forms, and weapons platforms in space.

Recently a number of stories that caught my attention indicating that while the attention our space program has been sullied, it seems that the show must go on with regards to what is out there. The secret space programs are well underway and they are having a hard time remaining so stealth.

Even though we are told that there are no extinction level events heading our way with near earth objects, the European Space Agency is moving forward with plans to send a mission to a threatening asteroid. The Don Quixote mission under study is based on two phases. In the first phase a spacecraft (Sanchez) would rendezvous with an asteroid and go into orbit around it, monitoring it for several months. In the second phase another spacecraft would slam into the asteroid, while the first spacecraft watches, looking for any changes in the asteroid’s trajectory.

The United States is also working on its own asteroid deflector program called HAMMER.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists are part of a national planetary defense team that designed a conceptual spacecraft to deflect Earth-bound asteroids and evaluated whether it would be able to nudge a massive asteroid – which has a remote chance to hitting Earth in 2135 – off course. The design and case study are outlined in a paper published recently in Acta Astronautica.

The 9-meter-tall, 8.8-ton spacecraft – dubbed HAMMER (Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response vehicle) – features a modular design that would enable it to serve as either a kinetic impactor, essentially a battering ram, or as a transport vehicle for a nuclear device. It’s possible mission: deflect 101955 Bennu, a massive asteroid around 500 meters (more than five football fields) in diameter, weighing around 79 billion kilograms (1,664 times as heavy as the Titanic), circling the sun at around 63,000 miles per hour. Based on observation data available, Bennu has a 1 in 2,700-chance of striking Earth on Sept. 25, 2135, and it is estimated that the kinetic energy of this impact would be equivalent to 1,200 megatons (80,000 times the energy of the Hiroshima bomb).

The chance of an impact appears slim now, but the consequences would be dire,” said Kirsten Howley, LLNL physicist and coauthor on the paper. “This study aims to help us shorten the response timeline when we do see a clear and present danger so we can have more options to deflect it. The ultimate goal is to be ready to protect life on Earth.”

The effort is part of a national planetary defense collaboration between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), which includes LLNL and Los Alamos National Laboratory. (LANL). Of the three prongs of planetary defense, NASA is responsible for the first, detecting asteroids with enough time to mitigate the risk. The LLNL planetary defense team is the technical lead on the second prong, mitigation of the threat. The LLNL team also supports the third prong, emergency response should mitigation fail.

These advanced technologies are vital for the future and this is why we may be seeing the recent dump of official patents of exotic spacecraft from Area 51 and beyond.

The only way to prove that these technologies exist is to demand that the government kick in the doors and reveal that perhaps we have had the knowledge about advanced systems since the 1940’s and events like Roswell were enough to force the United States government to set apart the Army from the Air Force and create security agencies like the CIA to head up investigations into exactly what went on in the decades leading to the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program.

The Space Race has not ended – it has now evolved into full spectrum dominance in the final frontier.

When you try to break through misinformation and disinformation, it has always been wise to realize that, no matter how smart you think you are, if you are operating with erroneous or incomplete information, you will never uncover or find a solution to any issue.

If superiors spun tales of aliens and UFO’s back in the 1950’s and 60’s we can thank the Cold War intelligence ops for contributing to the mass hysteria.

We can also conclude that from the new information that there seems to be a need to confuse people about aliens, space weapons, exotic flying craft and other such mechanized death because when people are fed confusing information they just stop caring about the subject matter.

Intelligence ops know this and I believe that this is why we are seeing these information dumps – it is simply there to keep you guessing.

Written by Ron Patton

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