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Re: NASA Video Captures UFO In Orbit

From: Nick Balaskas <Nikolaos.nul>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 17:32:30 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Archived: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 08:35:29 -0400
Subject: Re: NASA Video Captures UFO In Orbit

>From: Joachim Koch <lists.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 10:19:00 +0200
>Subject: NASA Video Captures UFO In Orbit

>I received this from a friend:

>"I have another curiosity that doesn't seem to make to match

>It's actually located at the NASA site here:


>And the 2nd from the top entitled:

>Master# 722561 01:03:54 - 01:04:22 Crew handheld video of
>External Tank.

>This is footage of a external tank. Around the 27 second mark
>another object on the lower right makes an appearance.

>The object is remarkable in itself but the most amazing thing to
>me is that it is pacing the booster rocket and one of the
>object's "antennae" appears to be always pointing directly at
>the object as if tracking it and taking telemetry.


>Any comments? Is this one of the famous ice crystals?

Hi Joachim!

It's very likely your same friend forward this very interesting
video clip to me too before it was posted to the UFO UpDates
List. Below iss my reply to him:

This "object" is very likely an optical reflection. This is
supported by the fact that it appears only at the moment when
the tumbling Shuttle liquid fuel tank is no longer illuminated
by any sunlight and appears totally dark. The object would have
been dark too if it was solid and also in the vicinity of the
depleted fuel tank. The reasoning that this object is a
reflection is confirmed by the observations that the "antennae"
is actually pointing towards the Sun and thus only appears to be
"tracking" the fuel tank.

Russian and Chinese spy and anti-satellite spacecraft are
intentionally dark so as not to attract any more attention from
the ground or in space by reflected sunlight. If this highly
manouverable object was indeed a Chinese spacecraft as you
believe, then we have greatly underestimated the capabilities of
China and would surprise even Chinese space scientists, some of
whom I closely work with at York University.

Nick Balaskas

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