Area 51 - 50th anniversary!
- In the aftermath of the Second World War Major John Seaberg, an
aerospace development engineer at Wright Patterson AFB, conceived
idea of a very fast jet capable of over-flying Russia at 70,000ft. -
well out of the range of Russian weapons. This jet would be equipped
with the latest "intelligence gathering "equipment, cameras etc. and
would be capable of obtaining highly detailed photographs from a
altitude - this aircraft was to become known as the "U2".
was passed that gave the CIA the power to deny almost anything and
area of land in Nevada was requisitioned in order to test the
prototype of the U2. This area of land would become to be known as
Area 51 and this coming weekend will be celebrated as the 50th
anniversary of it's existence.
But what has reputedly taken place within the confines of Area 51 in
that 50 year period, see:
And Area 51 cannot be mentioned without thinking of one of the most
controversial names in Ufology - Bob Lazar - physicist or out and
fraud? Many experts regard him as the latter but is there now
to support his claims?
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