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UFO Casebook Magazine Issue 442, Issue date, 01-31-11

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1969 - Great Lakes Naval Station UFO Encounter
UFO Depiction
Published: 12:08 PM 1/24/2011

In early May of 1969, I was on active duty at Great Lakes Naval Station in Illinois. I had been "lucky" enough to be assigned sentry duty at my barracks from 24:00 to 04:00 (12:00 am to 4:00 am).

My post was the 3rd floor balcony on the end of one of the many identical barracks buildings in that sector. All of the buildings were exactly the same: 3 stories tall, about 30 feet wide, and 150 feet in length.

The long sides of these buildings faced each other, and between them were "alleys" about 30 to 35 feet wide, for facilitation of vehicle traffic, if need be.

The night was very clear and cool, and I was grateful there was no wind. I was anxious for my duty to be over, and kept glancing at my watch to hurry the passage of time. This is what I was doing at exactly 03:11, when the silence of the night was shattered by the cry of "INCOMING!" from the sentry on the building to my left.

I swear I jumped about a foot! I took my eyes from the watch face, and saw him pointing frantically up at the sky at an angle of about 45 degrees above the horizon directly away from our position on the end of the buildings.

Then I saw what he meant. There, falling from the sky, making a noise that sounded like a loose sail flapping in a high wind, was a flaming orange ball of fire! And worst of all, it was headed directly at US!

My first thought was "Meteor!" and my second was "We're going to die!"

At least it was going to be a quick death, because it was upon us in less than 3 seconds. I just stood there with my jaw dropped, and waited for the impact that was certain to come.

But it never did! At the height of about 10 feet above the ground, exactly half-way between the other sentry and I, it JUST STOPPED DEAD!

I thought "This must be what they mean when they say your whole life passes before your eyes just before you die." But my life didn't pass before my eyes. I was standing there looking down at the molten, boiling surface of a totally silent sphere approximately 18 to 20 feet in diameter, and it was beginning to move.

It is important to note that I felt no heat from the object at any time, and I could ascertain no “hot” smell whatsoever.

It didn't start with a jerk, but smoothly picked up speed from a standstill until it was moving at the rate of about 5 feet per second on a perfectly horizontal flight- path between the barracks I was on, and the one on my left where the other sentry stood guard. It didn't spin or rotate as it passed by me.

The top of the sphere was about waist-high and at a distance of less than 25 feet at its closest point.

It continued on this path until I could no longer see it, as the balcony wasn't as wide as the building I was standing on. I did, however, continue to watch the glow from it reflect between the buildings for several more seconds, until it slowly dimmed into nothingness.

I never saw it ascend, but, as I explained, the building blocked my view.

When it was gone I checked the time: 03:11 and 40 seconds.

After a few seconds, I looked over at the other sentry and said "What should we do now?"

He looked back, shook his head as if he were trying to clear his thoughts, and said "Well, we sure as (expletive) aren't going to report THAT!"

Being only 17 at the time, I went along with his advise. I think it's time I told someone, so here it is.

I can still see the fireball when I close my eyes. I thought I would never see anything like it again in my life, but I was wrong!

Over 30 years later, just by chance, my brother asked me to give him my opinion on something strange that was on a video tape one of his customers had mailed him.

My brother is a master gunsmith, and the customer had sent him scenes shot at a "machine gun shoot" in Alabama.

There, about 2 minutes into the footage, the cameraman had turned his attention skyward as people around him were asking what that was "up there."

My blood ran cold as the image came into focus. It still runs cold as I remember it, now.

There, hovering about 75 feet over the crowd, was the TWIN TO MY FIREBALL!

I am still trying to obtain the footage from him, but to no avail as yet.

Sincerely,

U.S. Navy Vet

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Mile Wide UFO Seen in Nova Scotia in 2001
UFO Depiction
Published: 10:44 AM 1/24/2011

Nova Scotia, Canada

I have never made this story public, but feel now is the time.

July 2001. Sydney Nova Scotia

It was 2:30 in the morning. My best friend and I had just walked outside for a cigarette. We sat side by side on the curb and chatted for a few minutes.

When we looked up we noticed a flash in the sky. We both saw something that to this day neither of us could explain - a massive UFO that spanned at least a mile in width.

It was from my estimation, only 1000 feet off the ground and it lit up the sky. There were five massive lights on the object.

Each light was approximately the size of a school bus. The lights flashed from both ends to the center.

The light almost looked like a glowing fluid that moved in waves. We were shocked!

It hovered in one spot for at least 5 minutes. During this time, my friend and I were trying to come up with an explanation for what we were seeing. There was only one explanation - a UFO.

Suddenly... the object flew straight up into what had to be space and hooked off in a westerly direction and disappeared into/behind behind the star. We were both speechless.

Only after it was gone, did we realize that it had made no noise whatsoever.

To this day I feel haunted by what we saw and have become increasingly obsessed with finding the proof, that "We are not Alone."

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Ancient Visitors
Mystery Casebook Written by Colin Mulligan

Have ETs been visiting the earth for millions of years?

Did our distant ancestors witness UFOs?

Well, according to some serious UFO researchers there is plenty of evidence to suggest so. Figures of ‘Space people’ and UFOs, they say, are depicted in ancient cave drawings and can be found on age-old pottery.

Furthermore, they claim many myths and legends, and even the Bible and other sacred texts from around the world, contain corroborative evidence for such a startling theory.

All we must do, they say, is stop treating these ancient texts and primitive art forms as works of fiction and over imaginative nonsense, and start reading them as eye-witness accounts. Have extraterrestrials been visiting the earth since ancient times?

Well, according to some serious UFO researchers there's a distinct possibility. And among corroborative evidence for this startling theory they cite ancient cave paintings, pottery, and sculpture; myths, legends, and even passages of the Bible and other religious texts.

All we must do, they say, is stop treating these sacred writings and primitive art forms as made-up stories or nonsense, and start looking upon them as actual eye-witness accounts.

In According To The Evidence, Erich Von Daniken, a best-selling author and ancient ET visitation exponent, tells us about the Dogon, a primitive West African tribe now settled in Mali. Apparently for thousands of years the Dogon have been telling the same creation myth claiming that they originate from a distant planet.

But even further to this, the myth they tell encompasses astonishingly accurate knowledge of a dim and heavy star called Sirius B, which, invisible to the naked eye, was not even discovered until the 1950s by astronomers using the most modern radio telescopes of the day! So how could the primitive Dogon have come by this and other such astonishing astronomical knowledge?

Well, Von Daniken suggests that the only possible explanation is that the creation myth is based on fact and the Dogon really do have ET connections. In Chariots Of The Gods, another of his books, Von Daniken turns his attention to the Bible. He urges us to re-examine many of its ‘stories’ in light of our modern experiences of the UFO phenomenon. In particular he draws our attention to the Old Testament Book of Eziekel. In this particular text the prophet gives a 6th century account of watching a ‘Flaming Chariot’ descend in the desert beside the River Chebar in Babylon.

It was amber, says the prophet, the colour of metal and surrounded by fire infolding itself. Later, he described how four objects came out of the mysterious cloud, each a wheel within a wheel with a ring of eyes; and out of them came four man-like creatures in suits of burnished brass, with crystal firmaments on their heads.

According to some, Eziekel could well be describing a classic UFO/alien encounter. And to corroborate this theory even further, after reading about Eziekel’s ‘UFO encounter’ in Von Daniken’s book, a respected NASA engineer, Joseph Blumrich, was intrigued enough to study the account further. He was later quoted as saying that Eziekel’s UFOs had ‘…very credible dimensions and belong (s) to a stage of technology which modern man will not reach for some decades’!

And staying with the Bible, could even the angels have been ETs? It is said that they were ‘messengers’ of the Lord and came from the skies. UFOlogists remind us that Daniel called them ‘watchers’ and that it's written they were allowed to intermarry and eat human food. And what about Jacob's ladder? In his book In Search Of Extraterrestrials, Alan Landsburg reminds us of how Jacob ‘…began to dream, and look!

There was a ladder stationed upon the earth and its top reaching up to the heavens; and look! There were God's angels ascending and descending on it.’ Is it possible Jacob saw ETs using some kind of early space age transportation to and from the earth? And what about that other Old Testament prophet, Elijah?

When it says he was taken to heaven in a ‘fiery chariot’ perhaps, some say, this could be contemporary biblical jargon for him leaving earth in a UFO.

Researchers say ancient Indian Sanskrit texts, too, provide valuable evidence for the theory of age-old ET visitations to earth. Many classic Vedic and Hindu writings mention metallic flying machines called Vimanas. It is even claimed that an ancient text exists which details how to build these amazing craft and run pilot training courses!

But how could such ancient people have come by the technology to have built any flying machine, never mind such advanced flying craft, you ask? Well, obviously only with the help of technologically superior beings from another world, say the advocates of ancient UFOs.

Cave drawings and primitive carvings from all around the world provide even further evidence, too, say researchers. In Lussac, France, for example, there are ancient wall drawings of figures dressed in what UFOlogists claim could certainly be modern day clothes.

The startling drawings were found deep in dark caves. Many of the caves are underwater today, and the drawings are in such a position, it is a mystery to experts how on earth the artists’ even saw to mix their pigments and create the works.

But who were the models for these primitive painters? Who were these contemporarily dressed figures primitive people went through so much trouble to depict? Furthermore, how did they even see to paint the pictures? Did they use mirrors to reflect light back into the dark interiors of the caves? Or did they have more advanced technology?

There are also other drawings very similar to be found all over the world. In South Africa, for example, there is one such painting known as ‘The White Lady of Brandenberg’. This particular lady is depicted dressed in a short pullover, gloves, garters and slippers.

Behind her is a male figure with some kind of pipe in his hand and wearing some kind of helmet. The UFOlogists maintain it is impossible for a primitive artist to foresee people wearing such items of clothing. So who were the models for such extraordinary works of ancient art?

According to UFOlogists there are endless examples of evidence of ancient ET visitation on primitive pottery, too. In Gold of the Gods, again by author Erich Von Daniken, there is a photograph of an old Mayan vase depicting what certainly looks like a female astronaut. The flying figure appears to be wearing some of the attributes of the profession- a broad belt around her stomach and a apparatus strapped to her back.

Pottery festooned with similar ‘space- people’ exist ,too, on show, says the author, in museums in Turkey and Madrid.

So, did ETs visit the earth in ancient times? Are myths and legends eye-witness accounts of our ancestors encountering UFOs and beings from distant planets or are they simply fairy stories and not to be believed as truth? When we read of ‘angels’, ‘flaming chariots’ and ‘metallic flying machines’ in the Bible and other sacred scripts, what are we to make of it all?

How are we to explain the primitive cave drawings, pottery and carvings, apparently depicting ancient space men and women? If primitive man was simply drawing his artistic inspiration from real life, who on earth were his models for such startling works of art?

Truth, someone once said a long time ago, is often stranger than fiction. If, like some of the evidence proposed by UFOlogists certainly seems to suggest, ancient man really was visited by beings from other planets, the old maxim would certainly prove to be extraordinarily wise and correct.

Bibliography

Erich Von Daniken. According To The Evidence (Souvenir Press Ltd.,1977.)

Alan Landsburg, In Search Of Extraterrestrials (Corgi, 1977.)

Nigel Blundell Roger Boar, The World's Greatest UFO Mysteries (Octopus Books Ltd., 1983.)

Erich Von Daniken, The Gold Of The Gods (Corgi, 1975.)

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Taken and Thrown Back Without Concern - Another Abductee Speaks Out
UFO Graphic
Published: 10:26 AM 1/25/2011

written by Chris Holly

A paranormal friend of mine contacted me about my interviews with people who have encountered unexplained lost time or abduction experiences.

My friend Ed Fleming told me he knew a man who he felt had been dealing with abduction events for many years. I asked Ed to find out if the man would allow me to talk to him concerning his abductions.

Ed informed me that the man has endured extreme events of high strangeness since he was a small child. He did not enjoy talking about them due to the reaction of most people including those who investigate or write about them. Luckily for me Ed was able to convince this man to spend some time talking to me.

Brian is the name he used when I was introduced to him. Brian is a tall, handsome man in his early 40's. He is well spoken and friendly. He lives in a small town in the Pacific North West of the United States with his wife and children. He does not often talk about the events of his life, but was willing to tell me part of what he has endured over the last 40 years.

Brian's ordeal began when he was a child of four years of age. He was living with his family in a small sleepy New England town at the time. He recalls waking up in the middle of the night screaming and frozen in this bed unable to get up to run to his family for help. He recalls the terror of this so strongly it has stayed with him his entire life.

Brian recalls that his father admitted he could hear his son screaming for help on occasion, yet found he was not able to move from where he was in order to help him.

His father would become paralyzed during these encounters unable to move his arms or legs. He would not be able to get out of his bed. When he could finally rise he would run in to the room where his children were sleeping only to find them asleep.

These encounters remained a family mystery as they never did understand what was happening to them during those strange night time events.

Brian's life continued on as a typical little boy on all other levels beyond the strange events at night until he was in his 8th year.

Brian has a clear memory of an incident that happened to him when he was 8 years old. He was alone in his room playing when a very tall (at least 7ft ) being entered his room.

The being was more of a shadow as Brian cannot recall it having any clear features other than wearing a robe type garment. The being had light behind and around it.

Brian will never forget the crippling fear he felt as this being came towards him while he sat playing in his room. He recalls the fear was so overpowering he was not able to yell or move.

He only remembers up to this point and has no memory at all of how the encounter ended. The fear he felt during this encounter was so horrific that Brian can still feel it to this day. He told me he thought his heart was going to pound out of his chest he was so terrified at the being standing before him. He does not recall anything other from that point on.

Brian lived his childhood and teens in constant fear of ongoing strange encounters. He often experienced the feel of a rush of wind pass over him leaving the sound of being in a wind tunnel in his ears. During this stage of his life he would also suffer from a pounding vibration in the front of his head.

During these experiences he can recall being touched by hands on his wrists, and eyes. He could recall the sensation of floating during these episodes and being trapped in a dimly lit environment.

Brian would feel extreme fear after one of these events occurred which would last with him for a very long time. Life was not secure or happy for Brian as a child.

Brian grew up and went about his life as normally as he could despite the strangeness of his childhood. He joined the military and went about the business of being a soldier. His life seemed to remain on the road of normal as he went about the work of his military service. He was discharged after his enlistment ended and returned to the ranks of civilian life.

His adjustment out of the service was not a smooth one as Brian did not have a set plan, a family, or a home to return to at this point in his life. Like many veterans Brian was discharged with a thank you and little more. He was dumped back into society without a place to restart his new non -military life.

Brian found he was a bit lost and not sure which road to follow at this point in time. Within a short time he found his resources exhausted. Without choice he found himself living for a short time in a homeless shelter somewhere in the mid west of the United States.

Brian was trying to sort out his life and looking to find a place he felt he fit in to begin the next chapter of his lifetime. He would search for work during the day and sleep and eat at the shelter at night.

One night after returning to the shelter Brian went to sit on his bunk to read before going to sleep. That is all he remembers.

The other people at the shelter claim that Brian suddenly stood up with a blank expression on his face and marched out of the building. A few people tried to call to him as he was acting so strangely, however, Brian simply marched off and out into the night.

Two days later Brian woke to find he was sitting on the town library steps. He was just sitting there. He came around confused and feeling sick as if he had the flu.

At first he had no idea where he was. He was disoriented, ill, and worst of all wearing someone else's clothes. He had no idea where he had been or what had happened to him since he left the shelter two days prior, or how he ended up wearing someone else's clothes right down to the shoes!

Brian returned to the shelter to be told how oddly he marched out two days before, but could not find anyone who knew where he went or who he had been with.

Brian began to panic as he was afraid he was having a breakdown of some kind and went to a nearby hospital for help.

He told them what had occurred and they admitted him for observation. They helped him with his flu-like symptoms, however found nothing else wrong with him and released him. They told him his ordeal may have been due to stress. Brian knew differently, but had no idea where to go for help.

Brian simply pulled himself back into life and hoped against hope that nothing like this lost time event would happen to him again.

Brian life continued. He found his way to a normal life with a wife and kids. He was now in his late 20's, and living for a time free of strange incidents.

His problems started to reappear during his late 20's.

One night Brian was watching TV on his couch while his wife was at work. Brian was home with his children who were in bed at the time. Brian recalls a sensation of being grabbed so hard that his instant reaction was to kick out at what he felt touch him.

He can recall feeling that he hit something when he struck out, but nothing was there. That is all he remembers.

The next thing he knew it was much later in the night. He found he was still on the couch but dazed and confused. Quickly he regained his senses and jumped up and ran into the bedrooms where his children were sleeping.

They were asleep and seemed to be fine. Brian was terrified as he knew something had touched him and that he had a struggle with whatever it was. The experience left Brian shaken and convinced he was in trouble.

Shortly after this event occurred Brian was home with wife and kids when Brian decided to take a shower before going to bed. His wife was in the bedroom when Brian entered after his shower to get ready for bed. His wife took one look at him and started to yell at him in a rage.

Brian had no idea what had set her off as she blew up at him and started to accuse him of cheating on her. She pointed at his private parts and demanded to know how he became so black and blue and bruised?

Brian looked in the mirror to discover he was indeed covered in bruises, and realized he had been sore and uncomfortable in that area for a few days. He thought little of it until he viewed the extent of the black and blues.

His wife would not believe Brian's story of fighting off an invisible force on the couch or waking later in the night confused and accused poor Brian of having cheating ways.

This event ended in a split with his wife and a feeling of total helplessness to his situation.

Brian's life has continued on with both good times and bad. Brian was able to remarry and now has a strong family. The strange events continued on during his life until Brian had a vasectomy.

As odd as all the events have been in his life the fact is that the experiences stopped after that surgery occurred.

Brian recalls small amounts of things he cannot string together, past fragments of memories of things he does not understand.

He recalls seeing either Grays or people or beings in suits made to look like the typical Gray aliens. He recalls being touched and trying to remove himself from where he was being held. He has constant flashes of these things, but cannot connect them into a full fluid memory.

Brian does not want to remember these things. His only goal on this level would be to remove what he can remember from his memory bank and to be left alone.

Brian like many abductees would never subject himself to being hypnotized. He agrees with most abductee victims that these things should be left alone and never handed over to those who have no knowledge or understanding of what they are dealing with.

He recalls seeing other children during his confusing experiences. He also has fleeting memories of a strange colorless room and being shown great vast areas of stars. His biggest memory is of fear. Terror like no other he has ever known is what Brian described during all of his strange encounters.

Brian had suffered devastating illness early in his life. His doctors told him he has the insides of a 70-year-old, while still being a young man. He suffers enormous intestinal and stomach problems and easily becomes ill if he spends too much time in public places.

Light is now an issue for him and he spends a great deal of time protecting his eyes and skin when outside. He was not like this before, but finds it the way of life now in his 40's.

Brian is very bright and taught himself how to build and fix computers, which is not an easy self-taught subject. He is very creative and artistic, all of which simply developed without the benefit of school or instruction.

I found this man to be very similar to other abductees I have interviewed. His circumstances are a bit off the typical report but the overall scenario of his life fits in with most of the other people who suffer from lost time strange events.

Brian like many other abductees is not sure who or what has been interfering in and altering his life.

He knows his life events have been out of the ordinary, however, he is not sure if they were by way of the hands of aliens alone or a combination of a section of advance humans working with other species from other places.

He is not sure if the beings or creatures he has encountered are a life form or if they are machines or part living-part mechanical creatures sent to do the horrid deeds to the people who are taken and abused against their will.

Brian did have one vivid recall moment of a creature that was very reptilian in appearance. He is not sure if the creature was in its natural state or if it was a being wearing some type of suit or protective skin. He does know it was horrifying.

Like other abductees, Brian has seen strange crafts and lights during his life time that he could not explain or recognize. Like many others who deal with these events he knows the public does not believe him or want to hear about unknown experiences that do not fit in with the typical Hollywood version of a Star Wars Movie.

Brian long ago learned that the truth really is not sorted out by his fellow humans as long as fantasy fills their needs.

Brian has shared the story of his life with us in hopes it will bring added information to the list of those who continue to be taken and used before being discarded like a lab rat.

It is time we opened our eyes and try to find the answers to all the strange and horrific encounters so many people are enduring.

Like all abductees, Brian hopes the paranormal will find a more serious road so people like him can live a kinder life. It is no fun being abused, used, and thrown away to only have it done to you again by your own kind.

I thank Brian for telling us some of what his life has been like and hope his words will one day help others who feel completely alone while enduring harsh ordeals at the hands of those abducting so many of us.

It is very sad we take the view we do as people are taken against their will. Some people make it home. Others do not. We as a society simply do not seem to care.

Copyright © 2011 Chris Holly all Rights Reserved

Chris Holly’s Paranormal World- http://endlessjrny.blogspot.com/

Email chrishollyufo@yahoo.com

I thank Ed Fleming of U.F.O.I.I proboards.com for placing me in contact with Brian

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Puerto Rico: UFOs over Cabo Rojo and Lajas
Map - Puerto Rico
Published: 9:15 AM 1/24/2011

A report from contributing editor José A. Martinez (Enfoque X)

Several Objects seen in the Skies of Cabo Rojo and Lajas

Several of us got together in the vicinity of La Parguera in Lajas, Puerto Rico, on the island's tourist southern shore and one of the most important locations for sightings of objects emerging from the sea.

But on that night we moved from this point to another and headed toward Laguna Cartagena, a location known for many manifestations of objects of this time.

We spent the night there, but the first sighting occurred at 7:40 pm. The witnesses included this author, Luiseppi Quinones and Mrs. Wanda I. Velez. Before the sighting took place, I saw a flash that reflected itself on passing cars.

I tried to ascertain its origin and found that it could have originated at the nearby cell phone towers, and the flash of its lights was strong enough to reach the cars.

But it wasn't the antenna. It was something far more powerful in the sky that was emitting those flashes. When we located the source of light, the source stopped issuing flashes.

That's when I turned on my camcorder and tried to scan the quadrant where the flash came from. But the object dimmed and we all entertained the possibility that it could have been hiding in the sky, with its lights darkened.

I made the mistake of turning off the camcorder: within seconds, the object lit up again, and flew toward Salinas de Cabo Rojo at breathtaking speed, leaving an incandescent wake that dissipated in a few seconds.

A curious note: when it appeared for the last time, lighting up and flying off toward Salinas, the dogs from nearby residences began howling. I don't know if it was due to the object suddenly lighting up and flying off, but the dogs were affected by some sound inaudible to humans, and it probably disturbed the animals' hearing.

The dogs subsequently calmed down and stopped howling.

A second sighting involving another object occured 45 minutes later, as it headed toward Salinas de Cabo Rojo, as if emerging from the sea. It rose and I was able to capture it on video.

The object crossed the skies of Cabo Rojo and reached Lajas, continuing its flight to Monte del Estado (Maricao State Forest) where the TV, radio and police repeaters are located. POSTED BY INEXPLICATA AT 12:35 PM

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Archived Case of the Week

The Phobos II Incident, January 1989
Probos, Moon of Mars
The Phobos program was an unmanned space mission consisting of two probes launched by the Soviet Union to study Mars and its moons Phobos and Deimos.

Phobos 2 became a Mars orbiter and returned 38 images with a resolution of up to 40 meters. Both probes suffered from critical failures.

Phobos 1 and 2 were of a new spacecraft design, succeeding the type used in the Venera planetary missions of 1975-1985, last used during the Vega 1 and Vega 2 missions to comet Halley.

Phobos 1 was launched on July 7, 1988 and Phobos 2 on July 12, 1988, each aboard a Proton-K rocket. They each had a mass of 2600 kg (6220 kg with orbital insertion hardware attached).

The program featured co-operation from 14 other nations including Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, France, West Germany, and the United States (who contributed the use of its Deep Space Network for tracking the twin spacecraft).

Phobos ll arrived in January 1989 and entered an orbit around Mars as the first phase towards its real destination, a small Martian moon called Phobos.

The mission was flawless until the craft aligned itself with the moon.

On March 28, 1989 an elliptical object was detected moving towards the satellite seconds before it failed.

All indications were that the elliptical object had attacked the satellite which was now dead and left spinning out of control.

On March 28, 1989 Tass, the official Soviet news agency stated:

"Phobos II failed to communicate with Earth as scheduled after completing an operation yesterday around the Martian moon Phobos. Scientists at mission control have been unable to establish stable radio contact."

Probos ll Object

But the next day a top official of the Soviet Space Agency (Glavkosmos) said: "Phobos II is 99% lost for good."

It is important to note that he stated the entire satellite was gone and not just contact with it.

Of great interest to Ufologists was an image captured either on, or above the surface of Mars. Commonly called the shadow, whatever caused this has never been determined. If it was indeed a craft, it was of immense size.

On March 31, 1989 Headlines dispatched by the Moscow correspondents of the European News Agency (EFE) stated: "Phobos 2 Captured Strange Photos of Mars Before Losing Contact With Its Base."

Vremya revealed yesterday that the space probe Phobos II, which was orbiting above Mars when Soviet scientists lost contact with it on Monday, had photographed an UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT on the Martian surface seconds before losing contact."

Scientists described the UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT as a thin ellipse 20 KILOMETERS LONG!

It was further stated that the photos could not be an illusion because it was captured by 2 different color cameras as well as cameras taking infrared shots.

One controller at the Kaliningrad control center concluded that the probe was now spinning out of control. It would seem that something struck or shot the Phobos II Probe.

Shadow on Mars

In the October 19, 1989 issue of Nature Magazine, Soviet scientists concluded that the craft could be spinning because it was impacted.

It has long been rumored that Mars and its moon Phobos are alien colonies. The surface of Mars is covered with strange shapes/buildings that do not appear to be natural such as the pyramids, square buildings, runways, etc.

One structure shows the face of a man with a helmet looking into space. It can be seen at the National Space Science Data Center, Viking photo with catalog number 76-A-593/17384 Titled "HEAD."

Another photo is 070-A-13. There are now eleven Viking photographs (and growing) of this obviously intelligently constructed monument on the surface of Mars.

The "HEAD" and other artificial features such as the pyramids were combined by electrical engineer and imaging specialist Vincent DiPietro and a Lockheed computer scientist.

The composite images seemed to show that the features on the surface of Mars had been artificially sculpted... Just maybe, WE ARE NOT ALONE!

source & references:

Tass News Agency

http://www.ufodigest.com/marsprobes.html

www.wikipedia.com

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