UFO News Articles


Below are one-paragraph excerpts of important, little-known UFO news articles and facts reported in the mainstream media. These excerpts are taken verbatim from the major media website at the link provided. If any link fails to function, click here. These news articles are generally listed in reverse date order. For a more concise list providing headlines and links to only the most important of the UFO articles listed below, click here. By choosing to educate ourselves and to spread the word, we can and will build a brighter future.


NASA Searching for Moon Landing Tapes
August 17, 2006, ABC News
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=2316788

Red-faced because the best pictures of its glory days are missing, NASA said Tuesday it was launching an official search for more than 13,000 original tapes of the historic Apollo moon missions. Everything from all 11 missions from launch to splashdown is on the videos. What's missing are the never-before-broadcast clear original videos not the grainy converted pictures the world watched on television more than three decades ago. The tapes aren't lost, insists the NASA official put in charge of the search. But he doesn't know where they are. The original video, taken directly from the moon and beamed to deep space network observatories in Australia, has never been seen by the general public or even NASA officials. There are 15 reels (three boxes) for just Apollo 11's stay on the moon. "It's the whole history of the entire mission, of everything that went on."

Note: Does this seem strange? If you are ready for something even stranger, see the documentary "Dark Side of the Moon" available free at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3288261061829859642. Though some claim this is a "mockumentary," consider the large amount of money that went into making this very professional, sophisticated film. I believe it is likely very sophisticated disinformation put out purposely to lead investigators astray. Like all good disinformation, I suspect much of what is covered is true, but what is not true is meant to lead viewers astray. The documentary certainly would explain the missing tapes above.

Hacker fears 'UFO cover-up'
May 5, 2006, BBC
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/4977134.stm

In 2002, Gary McKinnon was arrested by the UK's national high-tech crime unit, after being accused of hacking into Nasa and the US military computer networks. He says he spent two years looking for photographic evidence of alien spacecraft and advanced power technology. America now wants to put him on trial. He could face 60 years behind bars. Spencer Kelly: You hacked into the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Department of Defense, and Nasa. Why? McKinnon: I was in search of suppressed technology...UFO technology. Secretive parts of the secret government are sitting on suppressed technology for free energy. SK: Did you find what you were looking for? GM: Yes. There was a group called the Disclosure Project. They published a book which had 400 expert witnesses ranging from civilian air traffic controllers, through military radar operators, right up to the chaps who were responsible for whether or not to launch nuclear missiles. They are some very credible, relied upon people [saying] we've captured spacecraft and reverse-engineered [them]...What came on to the screen was amazing. It was a culmination of all my efforts. It was a picture of something that definitely wasn't man-made. It was above the Earth's hemisphere. It was cigar-shaped and had geodesic domes above, below, to the left, the right and both ends of it.

Note: At the BBC link above there is a video clip of the entire interview that is quite fascinating.

Former Canadian Defense Minister Discusses UFOs on MSNBC
December 9, 2005, MSNBC

http://www.WantToKnow.info/051213paulhellyerufos
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10439223 - Written transcript
http://video.msn.com/v/us/v.htm?g=73f6c962-ac45-47df-ae8c-7e1a15a4970f&f=copy - Video clip

[TUCKER] CARLSON: Paul Hellyer is a former minister of defense and deputy prime minister of the country of Canada. He joins us now from Toronto. PAUL HELLYER: For the last two or three years, I have been looking at the evidence and assessing it...and trying to determine who was telling the truth and who wasn‘t. I finally concluded, especially after reading a book called "The Day After Roswell" written by Colonel Philip Corso, that unidentified flying objects are, in fact real. I have concluded unequivocally that the people, who claim that they have either seen UFO‘s or have seen classified documents about UFO‘s or have seen wreckage from the crash at Roswell, on or about July 4, 1947, are the ones telling the truth. And consequently, I am basing my policy considerations on that. I am hoping that we can persuade the Canadian Senate to hold hearings and listen to some of the 400 witnesses that...Dr. Steven Greer, has compiled.

Transcript of Larry King's CNN Special on UFOs and More
[Posted 10/18/05] July 6, 2005, CNN

http://www.WantToKnow.info/051018ufoslarryking

LARRY KING, CNN HOST: Tonight, are UFOs real or fake? Have they actually been here? Some say the truth is out there. Others say there is no proof at all. Now we'll go inside some 60 years worth of sensational, controversial reports about people who say they saw UFOs, and those who even claim they were abducted by them. Investigators on both sides of the UFO question will take your calls. HOPKINS: The most important point here, Larry, is that [in a] conversation I had years ago with the late Carl Sagan, we agreed that the UFO phenomenon was an extraordinary phenomenon. What I said to Dr. Sagan was: shouldn't we be saying an extraordinary phenomenon demands an extraordinary investigation? We're not getting an investigation here. We're getting, unfortunately, lots of arm chair theorists who sit away from the investigation process, who have actually never really gone out to examine the site, the physical marks, or to do any medical work. KING: I will confirm that, because I interviewed the late Dr. Sagan many times, and he was open to the possibility and to more investigation of it.

They're coming. Are we ready?
September 24, 2005, Globe and Mail
(One of Canada's leading newspapers)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20050924/UFOS24/TPEntertainment/?query=hellyer
http://www.raidersnewsupdate.com/lead-story85.htm

This weekend, Toronto will host some of the UFO community's more level-headed types. The day-long symposium, dubbed Exopolitics Toronto, is an effort by the UFO community's more moderate and serious adherents to prod officialdom into opening its own X-files. To them, official disclosure would not only help to silence the skeptics, but also the wackier elements of the UFO community, who only make the issue easier for the rest of us to laugh off and for governments to avoid. J. Allen Hynek, the astrophysicist who set out to debunk UFO claims for the U.S. Air Force in the 1950s...[found] that he couldn't. Dr. Hynek, who coined the term "close encounters of the third kind" before Steven Spielberg made it famous, was among the first scientists to lend credibility to UFO study. "We think we're bringing forth the best people on the planet," [organizer Mr. Bird] says of the five speakers on the bill. Most anticipated, perhaps, is the latest addition to that list: Paul Hellyer, a former defence minister...who believes that UFOs exist, and that officials have been too quiet about it.

Note: For quotes from many top officials on the UFO Cover-up: http://www.WantToKnow.info/ufocover-up

UFOs are real, but the Tories are acting
September 3, 2005, Globe and Mail
(One of Canada's Leading Newspapers)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20050903/NOTEBOOK03/TPNational/Columnists
http://peacejournalism.com/ReadArticle.asp?ArticleID=5564

Paul Hellyer has been a Liberal and a Conservative, has run for the leadership of both parties and founded two more, and will announce this month that he believes UFOs exist. Yes, indeed, the 82-year-old former defence minister in Lester Pearson's government is to address the Exopolitics Toronto Symposium on UFO Disclosure and Planetary Directions. "My role is really to say publicly for the first time that I believe that what we call unidentified flying objects are real," he said, ". . . and that people should know more about them and some of the implications of the fact they exist and that they've been observing our planet for more than half a century now."

The nerd who saw too much
July 13, 2005, Sydney Morning Herald
(Australia's Leading Newspaper)
http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/the-nerd-who-saw-too-much/2005/07/12/1120934245512.html

A computer geek faces 70 years in jail for hacking into the top levels of US defence. He had, the US prosecutors said, perpetrated the "biggest military computer hack of all time". What McKinnon was hunting for, as he snooped around NASA, and the Pentagon's network, was evidence of a UFO cover-up. "What was the most exciting thing you saw?" I ask. "I found a list of officers' names," he says, "under the heading 'Non-Terrestrial Officers' …. It doesn't mean little green men. What I think it means is not Earth-based. I found a list of 'fleet-to-fleet transfers', and a list of ship names. I looked them up. They weren't US Navy ships. What I saw made me believe they have some kind of spaceship, off-planet." "The Americans have a secret spaceship?" I ask. "That's what this trickle of evidence has led me to believe." 'The whole world thinks it's cooperating in building the International Space Station, but you've already got a space-based army that you refer to as Non-Terrestrial Officers'."

Two MDs Risk Career, Reputation in Revealing Information on UFOs
Posted June 11, 2005, Websites of Two Respected MDs

http://www.WantToKnow.info/050611ufoevidence

"[On] March 13, 1997, thousands of Arizona residents witnessed a mile-long, v-shaped formation of lights flying in the skies overhead. The UFO sightings garnered headline news, catching the attention of both USA Today and the 'CBS Evening News with Dan Rather'. One person, however, was not surprised. Dr. Lynne Kitei was simply grateful that a phenomenon she'd been witnessing - and documenting - for months was being validated. After the incident, Dr. Kitei preferred to stay in the background, anonymously feeding information and video clips to the many news organisations. Now, Dr. Kitei comes forward to tell her own story."

How to float like a stone
May 11, 2005, The Guardian (One of the UK's leading newspapers)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,1481009,00.html

British scientists have developed an antigravity machine that can float heavy stones, coins and lumps of metal in mid-air. Based around a powerful magnet, the device levitates objects in a similar way to how a maglev train runs above its tracks. The device exploits diamagnetism. Place non-magnetic objects inside a strong enough magnetic field and they are forced to act like weak magnets themselves. Generate a field that is stronger below and weaker above, and the resulting upward magnetic force cancels out gravity. Scientists have used diamagnetism to make wood, strawberries and, famously, a living frog fly. "That force is strong enough to float things with a density similar to water, but not things with the density of rocks."

An Admiral, an Astronaut, and a CIA Chief Talk About UFOs
[Posted] March, 24, 2005, Disclosure Project

http://www.WantToKnow.info/050324ufotestimony

United Kingdom Chief of Defense (1971 - 73), Admiral Lord Peter Hill-Norton: "I have frequently been asked why a person of my background—a former Chief of the Defense Staff, a former Chairman of the NATO Military Committee—why I think there is a cover-up of the facts about UFOs. Governments fear that if they did disclose those facts, people would panic. I don't believe that at all. I've said so in print. There is a serious possibility that we are being visited—and have been visited for many years—by people from outer space, from other civilizations. It behooves us to find out who they are, where they come from, and what they want. This should be the subject of rigorous scientific investigation, and not the subject of rubbishing by tabloid newspapers." Apollo 14 Astronaut, Edgar Mitchell, Ph.D. (Sixth Man to Walk on Moon): "Yes, there have been ET visitations. There have been crashed craft. There have been material and bodies recovered. People in high-level government have very little, if any, valid information about this. Most have no more knowledge than the man in the street."

The UFO Phenomenon -- Seeing Is Believing
February 4, 2005, ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/Primetime/story?id=468496&page=1

Almost 50 percent of Americans, according to recent polls, and millions of people elsewhere in the world believe that UFOs are real. For many it is a deeply held belief. For decades there have been sightings of UFOs by millions and millions of people. On Feb. 24, "Peter Jennings Reporting: UFOs — Seeing Is Believing" takes a fresh look at the UFO phenomenon. "As a journalist," says Jennings, "I began this project with a healthy dose of skepticism and as open a mind as possible. After almost 150 interviews with scientists, investigators, and with many of those who claim to have witnessed unidentified flying objects, there are important questions that have not been completely answered — and a great deal not fully explained." "Peter Jennings Reporting: UFOs — Seeing Is Believing" airs Thursday, Feb. 24 from 8-10 p.m. ET on ABC.

The sightings of strange flying objects found in britain's 'X-Files'
January 22, 2005, The Independent
(One of the UK's leading newspapers)
http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=603470
http://www.rense.com/general62/sdse.htm

They contain britain's very own X-Files: thousands of classified documents detailing credible observations of unidentified flying objects reported by RAF personnel, british Airways pilots and senior police officers. Now under the Freedom of Information laws, files previously held by the Ministry of Defence's special UFO department, known as SF4, are being released to the public. Among the most credible reports...is one made by an RAF pilot and two NCOs at RAF Boulmer in Northumberland. In July 1977 Flt Lt A M Wood reported "bright objects hanging over the sea". The MoD document adds that the RAF officer said the closest object was "luminous, round and four to five times larger than a Whirlwind helicopter". The UFOs were reported to be three miles out to sea at a height of about 5,000ft. The officer, whose report is supported by Cpl Torrington and Sgt Graham, said: "The objects separated. Then one went west of the other, as it manoeuvred it changed shape." The men...were able to observe the strange objects for an hour and 40 minutes. At the same time a radar station detected the objects in exactly the same position as the men had observed them. This account was deemed so sensitive to the national interest that the MoD had delayed its release for an extra three years. But under the Freedom of Information Act, which came into force on 1 January, the file has been reviewed and declassified. Some of the other reports are equally compelling.

Astronaut Gordon Cooper Dies – Exposed UFO Cover-up
[Posted 10/17/04] October 4, 2004, CNN

http://www.WantToKnow.info/gordoncooper

Leroy Gordon Cooper, one of the nation's first astronauts who once set a space endurance record by traveling more than 3.3 million miles aboard Gemini 5 in 1965, died on Monday. Cooper served on the boards of directors as a technical consultant to a number of companies in the aerospace, electronics and energy fields. He also was the vice president for research and development for Walter E. Disney Enterprises Inc., from 1974-1980. In his post-NASA career, Cooper became known as an outspoken believer in UFOs and charged that the government was covering up its knowledge of extraterrestrial activity. "I believe that these extraterrestrial vehicles and their crews are visiting this planet from other planets, which obviously are a little more technically advanced than we are here on Earth," he told a United Nations panel in 1985. "I feel that we need to have a top-level, coordinated program to scientifically collect and analyze data from all over the Earth concerning any type of encounter, and to determine how best to interface with these visitors in a friendly fashion." He added, "For many years I have lived with a secret, in a secrecy imposed on all specialists and astronauts. I can now reveal that every day, in the USA, our radar instruments capture objects of form and composition unknown to us."

***Top Military and Government Officials Testify on UFO Cover-up
[Posted] January 8, 2004, Disclosure Project

http://www.WantToKnow.info/officialstestifyufos

US Army, General Stephen Lovekin—Col. Holomon brought out a piece of what appeared to be metallic debris. He explained that this material had come from the 1947 crash of an extraterrestrial craft….I got an opportunity to travel with President Eisenhower. He was very interested in what made the UFOs go….But Eisenhower got sold out. He realized that the study of these technologies was not going to be in the best hands. FAA Division Chief of Accidents and Investigations, John Callahan—the UFO was bouncing around the 747....Well, I've been involved in a lot of cover-ups with the FAA. When we gave the presentation to the Reagan staff, they had all those people swear that this never happened. But they never had me swear it never happened. I've got a videotape. I've got the voice tape. I've got the reports that were filed. Russian Air Force, Space Communications Center, General Vasily Alexeyev—They came up with a table with pictures of all the shapes of UFOs that had ever been recorded - about fifty....The study of UFOs may reveal some new forms of energy to us, or at least bring us closer to a solution.

Government is covering up UFO evidence, group says
May 11, 2001, Washington Times

http://www.WantToKnow.info/ufosgovernmentwitnessestestify - (Original disappeared, verify here)

The U.S. government has been covering up evidence of extraterrestrial visits for more than 50 years, an array of 20 retired Air Force, Federal Aviation Administration and intelligence officers said Wednesday. They demanded Congress hold hearings on what they say is long-standing secret U.S. involvement with UFOs and extraterrestrials. Calling it the "greatest secret of the 20th century," the officials, who termed themselves "witnesses" of UFO-related events, described a series of military investigations they said they saw: crashes of alien spacecraft, bodies of alien beings, secret government documents, even James Bond-style "erasures" of people who knew too much. "The field is filled with hoaxes and scams," said Dr. Steven Greer, director of the Disclosure Project, which had gathered the witnesses. "But it doesn´t mean all of it is." The 20 witnesses, he said, were a fraction of the 400 people who are willing to testify under oath and under congressional immunity about a secretive portion of the government they say has gone out of control.

Air Force Order on Saucers Cited [by Former CIA Chief]
February 27, 1960, New York Times

http://www.WantToKnow.info/600228nytimes - link to original provided (fee required by NY Times)

Vice Admiral R. H. Hillenkoetter (Ret.), a committee board member and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, said..."It is time for the truth to be brought out in open Congressional hearings. Behind the scenes, high-ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about the UFOs. But through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense," the retired admiral said. He charged that "to hide the facts, the Air Force has silenced its personnel.


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