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Occurred : 6/15/1998 20:00 (Entered as : 06/15/1998 20:00)
Reported: 8/7/2005 5:23:52 PM 17:23
Posted: 9/2/2005
Location: Stoddard Valley, CA
Shape: Other
Duration:60 Minutes
Hypersonic Spacecraft Test near TRW's hypersonic test range.

It was two hypersonic plasma spacecraft being tested near the TRW Hypersonic Test Range in stoddard valley. They were not visible until they illuminated the sky. They might have been using high power microwave and lasers to generate magnetic fields and magnetohydrodynamic or electrohydrodynamic propulsion. They would have been invisible to radar as plasma disrupts radio signals. They were definitely hypersonic aircraft or spacecraft as I am aware of some from an aerospace company I used to work for. It had rocket flames which would be magnetohydrodynamic diffuser generators to provide power. I know the Air Force Research Laboratory is building UAV's and SDI weapons using these same technologies. Also they might have had flickering skins to confuse IR heak seeking missiles from tracking it as it had a enormously long rocket plume(They had intense lights from them that were flickering and plasma doesn't flash at such a high frequency). The two spacecraft darted across the sky at high velocity going in opposite directions on the hypersonic test range. The plasma was blue and there was no noise or shockwave as the plasma attenuates the shock wave at hypersonic speed. You can find more information from Venik's Aerospace Website. They also test hypersonic missiles and missiles can't keep darting back and forth for 60 minutes at least. It was near the border of Nevada. I haven't seen them test since that time. But they acknowledged that a super secret TRW test range was there but couldn't comment on the subject as it was highly classified information.

http://www.aeronautics.ru/archive/plasma/index.htm

http://www.rpi.edu/dept/eng/live/mane/lightcraft/Research/DEAS/deas.html


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))