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Re: Important 1961 NICAP Report Solved

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 13:38:45 -0300
Archived: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 17:13:36 -0400
Subject: Re: Important 1961 NICAP Report Solved


>From: Herb Taylor <herbufo.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 09:08:57 -0400 (EDT)
>Subject: Important 1961 NICAP Report Solved

>This almost certainly correct explanation is described in detail
>in SUNlite, issue # 5-5. (See p. 19-23).

>NICAP was dead wrong in dismissing the Soviet ICBM rocket launch
>explanation, and this report should be removed from the various
>UFO databases that currently exist in ufology.


Sorry Herb, the conclusion states; "Unfortunately, we can't
solve this one conclusively because we don't have a launch
time."

Something else required is common sense. The "ICBM" would have
been travelling at about 8,000-9,000 per hour and clearly
recorded by American radar. One aircraft had it in sight for 10
minutes.

If you do the math-splitting the speed at 8,500mph - that means
that the crew would have seen the UFO arching across the sky for
a distance of 1,417 miles which at their altitude was just too
far for them to see over the horizon.

This object was travelling too slowly to be an ICBM.

As your writer has already discovered, this is still unsolved.
Not sure why you say that he claimed it was.


Don Ledger




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