Now declassified, the most intriguing of these unsolved cases are revisited in the history channel series project blue book. The united states air force has the responsibility under the department of defense for the investigation of unidentified flying objects ufos. From the desks of project blue book the black vault case. From the desks of project blue book the black vault case files. Of a total of 12,618 sightings reported to project blue book, 701 remained unidentified.
In addition to the infamous blue book files, documents from project sign and project grudge are now available online. Of thousands of cases, experts tell the bbc, hundreds remain. Search for clues and investigate real declassified ufo cases to find the truth project blue book the game. In 1966 the condon committee under the direction of dr.
Search for clues and investigate real declassified ufo cases to find the truth. Onceclassified ufo files now searchable online huffpost. Project blue book ended in 1969, with the air force declaring there was nothing significant about ufos that posed a threat to americas security or was worthy of any scientific investigation. Project blue book was one of a series of systematic studies of unidentified flying objects ufos conducted by the united states air force. The controversial files were released to the public per the freedom of information act. The two travel to fargo to talk to fuller and to look at fullers plane. The fabled project blue book, the air forces files on ufo sightings and investigations, have tantalized and frustrated extraterrestrial enthusiasts for decades. The service began project blue book in 1952 as a systematic study of unidentified flying object sightings. Many of these files are not available anywhere else, and are here due to the research efforts of mr. Allen hyneks son, and your favorite experts from ancient aliens. Either way, although these files have all been declassified, since the close of project blue book, it has taken a trip to the national archives to get full access to them. Ufo reports declassified, project blue book now available. Project blue book unidentified flying objects this file moved.
Project blue book was one of a series of systematic studies of unidentified flying objects ufos conducted by the united states air force u. Air forcesponsored investigations into uforelated phenomena in the 1950s and 60s, known as project blue book. The top secret ufo files that revealed a government coverup mufon kindle edition by steiger, brad, schmitt, donald r download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Ufo sightings during nato war games in 1952 set the stage for the season finale of project blue book, the history channels series about the u.
Allen hynek joins project blue book, an investigation into ufos conducted by the us air force, working with captain michael quinn to investigate what happened after a pilot, henry fuller, claims to have gotten into a dogfight with an alien craft in fargo. And while those massive files were eventually declassified and are now easily accessible online, greenewald suggested theres still more to the story of ufos. Some websites have put up portions of the files, and one website, fold3, finally posted all of them a few years ago. Allen is recruited to join the secret project blue book team, as general harding feels that captain quinns reports debunking any reported possible alien sightings need to be backed by a logical, scientific explanation, and who better to provide that than a renowned astrophysicist who has previously done work for the military. Project blue book is an american historical drama television series that premiered on history january 8, 2019. I discussed this project with ed who in turn raised it with colonel white. Since the end of project blue book in december 1969, our interest in. Therefore, we would like to have you take over as the case officer for producing a better draft. The project, headquartered at wrightpatterson air force base, ohio, was tenninated dec. Started in 1952, it was the second revival of such a study the first two of its kind being projects sign and grudge. Known as project blue book, the mission stretched from 1947 to. This file was moved to a location to make it easier for you to locate similar information.
We are all agreed we want the best possible product and that there is no crashing urgency to publish. It has been identified in the past as project sign and project. Though its existence was confirmed by hynek and project blue book director captain edward j. The project was charged with scientifically analyzing ufo. Project blue book season 2 starts february 19 on sbs. The years portrayed ignore the fact that first in 1947 was a project to investigate objects flying which were unknown, was called project sign, this changed 2 years later in 1949 under the name project grudge and wasnt given the name until 1952 as project blue book. Declassified articles from studies in intelligence. Nearly 000 pages of declassified air force files on ufo sightings are now. Since the termination of project blue book, nothing has occurred that would support a resumption of ufo investigations by the air force.
Melissa girimonte project blue book isnt back until early 2020, but that didnt stop. Air force fact sheet on ufos and project blue book reference. Project blue book this robert zemeckisproduced, factbased scripted drama series premiered this past winter on history channel, and has already been renewed for a second season. Started in 1952, it was the second revival of such a study. However, visitors could just view them and had to pay a membership fee to download them. The cias declassified ufo files are now available online. Project blue book schedule and full episodes on history. One set of documents, known as project blue book, includes retired, declassified records from the united states air force usaf, currently in the custody of the national archives. Known as project blue book, the mission stretched from 1947 to 1969. Hidden mysteries, you will start off as a newly recruited agent in project blue book during the 1950s, under the guidance of the shows lead investigators, dr.
Nearly,000 pages of ufo reports were declassified by the united states government. In the postwar years in america, ufo sightings became so common that they warranted an entire u. The stunning true cases behind historys new ufo show ign first. Allen hynek aidan gillen and captain michael quinn michael malarkey must delve further down the ufo. Click the link below to find the page in its new location. The history channel has a new offering thats perfect for fans of the unknown. Project blue book ufo investigations ufo sightings. The national archives has received numerous inquiries concerning documents identified as mj12 and briefing document. If you ever wondered if the show, project blue book, premiering on the 8th of january 2019 is a work of fiction, let us quickly assure you that it is not. The decision to discontinue ufo investigations was based on an. Many americans believe extraterrestrial visits are possible, and in 1952, the u. Project blue book the fuller dogfight tv episode 2019.
Project blue book isnt what youd call science fiction. Some of those sightings will be explored in the new history network scripted tv series, project blue book, based on the reallife ufo study of the same name conducted by the us military at the. Im watching the abc evening news, something i attempt to avoid because there is so little news in the broadcast but thats another story and they tell me that the project blue book files are now declassified and on line. Before project blue book, there was project sign, prompted by a rash of ufo sightings in 1947, including whats come to be considered the first major sighting of. Project blue book from 1947 to 1969, the air force investigated unidentified flying objects under project blue book. Unidentified flying objects and air force project blue. In fact, what this show is based on is a true story of a government project that was carefully swept under the project. The name of this program, which has been in operation since 1948, is project blue book. Ufo invasion of nato war games revealed in project blue. Ruppelt, the estimate of the situation has never been declassified or released.
A cache of us air force ufo investigation documents has been released online. As the cold war deepens and the new political threats loom for project blue book, dr. The black vault is proud to host files from the desks of project blue book courtesy of investigator rob mercer. It started in 1952, and it was the third study of its kind the first two were projects sign 1947 and grudge 1949. General information reference report relating to project blue book u. In 1989, an organization calling itself the new project blue book contacted the fbi. The project, as you might well know, is the project blue book. Its enough to make mulder and scully seethe with envy. Usaf ufo project blue book files go online for free. This file consists of correspondence concerning this organization. Project blue book s2 intel from comic con written by. Air forces project blue book in december 1969, our interest in all things ufos has only grown stronger. The project closed in 1969 and we have no information on sightings after that date.
He resides in the springfield, ohio about 20 minutes from wright patterson air force base. Amateur historian john greenewald has spent nearly two decades requesting declassified information from the us government regarding ufos. Project blue book air force declassification office. Join us as we pour over recently declassified reports, meet with science experts, and hear eyewitness accounts to see if we are indeed sharing our friendly skies. Allen hynek aidan gillen, game of thrones a brilliant college professor recruited to spearhead operation project blue book that researched thousands of cases, many of which were never solved. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading project blue book. It relates to the usaf investigations of ufos from 1947 to 1969 according to a us air force fact sheet, a total of 12,618 sightings were reported to project blue book during this time period. Project blue book originally project blue book was the air force name for a project that investigated ufo reports between 1947 and 1969. Project blue book unidentified flying objects national archives. An official investigation by the cia into the existence of ufos, aliens and all the other eerie stuff. The united states air force retired to the custody of the national archives its records on project blue book relating to the investigations of unidentified flying objects.
Based on the true, top secret investigations into ufos and related phenomena conducted by the u. Im wondering what they mean because they have been on line for quite some. In 1969, in response to the condon report as well as a declining number of ufo sightings, project blue book was officially brought to an end. Project blue book unidentified flying objects national. In june 1947, while flying his small plane, businessman and civilian pilot kenneth arnold reported seeing nine objects moving at high speeds.
Majestic 12 declassified ufo aliens area 51 60 books cd. The top secret ufo files that revealed a government coverup mufon. The true story behind ufo sighting tv series project blue. A termination order was given for the study in december 1969, and all activity under its auspices ceased in january 1970. Project blue book the united states air force has the responsibility under the department of defense for the investigation of unidentified flying objects ufos. Topsecret ufo program revealed in tvs project blue book. Air force even launched project blue book, historys most extensive government investigation into ufos. The cias legendary project blue book is now fully declassified and available to read online. Project blue book has been declassified and the records are available for examination in our research room. Wright patterson has a rich history of research and development. Air force fact sheet on ufos and project blue book reference report relating to majestic 12 mj12 information of the roswell incident general information the united states air force retired to the custody of the national archives its records on project blue book relating to the investigations of unidentified flying. The 10episode drama series is based on the real life project blue book, a now declassified series of studies on ufos conducted by the united states air force.968 149 385 166 235 1529 653 646 1396 436 530 177 935 239 484 90 1230 1083 1008 1108 1452 1304 876 1324 519 1312 1275 1320 568 50 1175 592 964 727 1439 719 1269 98 784 631 812 783 1388