From: Sarah Spellman <se.spellman.nul> Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:13:51 -0800 (PST) Archived: Sat, 23 Feb 2013 07:46:44 -0500 Subject: Re: Astronauts Kept Secret For Fear Of Dismissal >From: Dave Haith <visions1.nul> >To: UFO Updates <post.nul> >Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:21:49 -0000 >Subject: Astronauts Kept Secret For Fear Of Dismissal >http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01qm3yr >There's a programme on BBC Radio called The Life Scientific with >presenter Jim Al Khalili in which the latest episode featured >his interview with Professor Alan Watson who has spent 40 years >trying to unravel the mysteries of cosmic rays. >Somewhere half way through the Professor revealed a little >snippet which says something about the taboo that exists in >reporting extraordinary experiences for fear of being thought >unstable. >Professor Watson said that during the disastrous Apollo 13 >flight, because they were thrown into complete darkness, the >crew witnessed flashes of light which are now known to be the >result of cosmic ray bombardment. >But the Professor revealed that he had had a conversation with >an astronaut who revealed that previously all the astronauts had >experienced the weird lights but had not reported them because >they feared being taken off the space program. >If individuals were scared to speak up about a few flashes of >light then one can maybe understand their reluctance to report >UFOs. I heard this the other day. I may be wrong, but I don't think it had anything to do with perceptions of UFO sightings. I think he meant that the astronauts feared being found physically unfit for missions due to visual disturbances. Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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