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Re: Examination of Roswell Photos Clears Air Force

From: Bob Shell <bob@bobshell.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 1998 08:52:21 -0400
Fwd Date: Tue, 02 Jun 1998 15:49:43 -0400
Subject: Re: Examination of Roswell Photos Clears Air Force

>Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 15:40:34 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
>From: Nick Balaskas <nikolaos@YorkU.CA>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>Subject: Re: Examination of Roswell Photos Clears Air Force General

>> From: JBONJO@aol.com [James Bond Johnson]
>> To: updates@globalserve.net
>> Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 00:38:19 EDT
>> Subject: New High Tech Examination of Old Roswell Photos
>>          Clears Air Force General of Hoax
>
><snip>
>
>> It is most impressive that aided by this advanced digital
>> technology we finally have the capacity to enlarge details of the
>> wreckage to see clearly what is indeed some kind of "writings"
>> that do not appear to be any known writings by any earth
>> residents.  What is even more impressive is that the symbols are
>> displayed in bas-relief and certainly do not appear to be any
>> kind of known printing.
>
>If the "writings" are indeed 3-D and not flat symbols on adhesive
>tape that look 3-D, this would rule out that the debris was the
>remains of New York University balloon experiment(s).
>
><snip>
>
>> The sudden announcement a short time after the photo session by
>> General Ramey -- upon orders from his bosses in Washington, DC --
>> that this debris was but a "weather balloon and radar target"
>> certainly makes good sense.
>
>If this particular unpacked material was a weather balloon radar
>target or the remains of a Japanese balloon, one would still have
>to account for these very unusual 3-D "writings".
>
>At our monthly MUFON Ontario meeting last week I suggested that
>in light of this news, maybe the video of the 1992 Long Island
>New York UFO crash, which shows similar aluminium foil type
>wreckage, should be re-examined.  Since Bill Moore and Jamie
>Shandera had articles printed in FOCUS and MUFON UFO Journal
>(just before the alleged Long Island UFO crash) promoting the
>view that this aluminium foil type wreckage in General Ramey's
>office was actual UFO crash debris, this may explain why the Long
>Island UFO crash debris in the video looks much like aluminum
>foil too.
>
>Are there any pre-1990's UFO crash accounts that describe any
>of the crash debris as looking similar to metal foil?
>
>Nick Balaskas


Mark Center phoned yesterday and during our conversation told me
that the University of Texas had refused his request to post
copies of the photos on his web site.  Now, just as in the Santilli
case, we are stuck on a question of copyright.  The U of T is
claiming copyright to the photos because they have the negatives.
If James Bond Johnson was in the military when he took the photos,
then the U of T does not own copyright to the images themselves.
They are free to copyright any book, video, etc., in which they
make use of them, but the unaltered images should be in public
domain.

Bob Shell




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