But this report did trigger the memory of another event that may be of use should you ever want to follow up on the ufo stuff. The fact sheet also provides a final set of statistics for project blue book. Allen hynek are tasked by the us air force to investigate reports of ufos and debunk them. To delve deeper into the mysteries of project blue book, keep an eye out for it this winter on history, with a premiere date to be announced soon. Usaf ufo project blue book files go online for free. Quoting from the fact sheet, project blue book resulted in three main. Of the 12,618 sightings considered under blue book, 701 have remained unidentified suggesting to ufo researchers the possibility that those incidents could have involved ets, or extraterrestrials. In 1966 the condon committee under the direction of dr. As the cold war deepens and the new political threats loom for project blue book, dr. Project blue book was one of a series of systematic studies of unidentified flying objects ufos conducted by the united states air force. Project blue book unidentified flying objects national.
Project blue book was based at wrightpatterson air force base near dayton, ohio. From eyewitness accounts of trails of light streaking across the sky to sightings of flying saucers, now amateur mulders and scullys alike can. Project blue book investigated 12,618 ufo sightings and 701 of those sightings remained unidentified. I z1 1 project blue book is a civilian continuation of the original project blue book, whichdid close in 1969. Click the link below to find the page in its new location. This was compiled many years ago and the 701 number has largely been disputed. A lot of the objects were described as being balloon shaped, which i believe was on purpose to take away the serious nature of the reports. By this time, almost,000 sighting reports had been collected by all three projects combined. Unidentified flying objects and air force project blue book. In this conspiratorial scifi thriller set some time after wwii and loosely based on the us governments real life project blue book, captain michael quinn and dr. Topics include kenneth arnold and the sighting that started it all, ufologys first martyr, the mystery of the lubbock lights, of monsters, little green men, and the ufo insignia at socorro, the night ufos buzzed the white house, deriving a model ufo from 12 top cases of unknowns, the findings of project sign and much more. Unidentified flying objects and air force project blue book u. Air force ufo investigation took over from project grudge in 1952 and lasted until december 1969.
Project blue book unidentified flying objects national archives. The top secret ufo files that revealed a government coverup mufon steiger, brad, schmitt, donald r. National archives, from 1947 to 1969, a total of 12,618 sightings were reported to project blue book. Covert narcissist signs you are dealing with a master manipulatorlisa a romano podcast duration. The files surrounding the investigation of the sightings are all included in the project blue book files. John greenewalds collection, called the black vault, has about 12,600 ufo files in the database, according to usa today, 701 are remain unidentified. Here are the actual events behind historys popular new series on the air forces program to investigate and debunk u. To mark the 50th anniversary of the end of project blue book, the national archives will display records from the air forces unidentified flying. The critics believe that project blue book was merely a public relations campaign designed by the us air force to calm the publics fears about ufos. Project blue book unknowns this list claims 701 ufo reports which represent all of the unexplained sightings recorded by the air forces project blue book, a seventeen year investigation. The true story behind ufo sighting tv series project blue book.
Comprehensive catalog of 2,200 project blue book ufo. The project, headquartered at wrightpatterson air force base, ohio, was terminated dec. Here, twentyyears later, som e of the same original blue book, pentagon, and other persons are, still, looking for. Between 1947 and the close of the investigation at the end of 1969, a total of 12,618 ufo sightings were reported. Question about project blue books 701 unexplained cases. In 1966 a separate air force committee was set up to further delve into some of the cases within project blue book. Critics felt that the investigations of the ufo sightings were sloppy and unscientific. Here is a different link that may point more to the blue book unknowns. During its lifespan, project blue book investigated a total of 12,618 sightings. The top secret ufo files that revealed a government coverup mufon. One has to keep in mind the fact that since project blue book was there to explain away true ufo sightings the amount of unexplained cases is far higher than the 701.
But whats most important to study during that era is what occurred outside project blue book, to the extent that it has been revealed. Allen hynek aidan gillen and captain michael quinn michael malarkey must delve further down the ufo. The cias legendary project blue book is now fully declassified and available to read online. The project, headquartered at wrightpatterson air force base, ohio, was terminated december 17, 1969. No, that new alien interview from project blue book isnt real. The list underneath is of 701 ufo reports, representing all of the unexplained. Its considered a complete list, though does not total 701. Project blue book from 1947 until 17 december 1969, the united states air force actively investigated reports and sightings of unidentified flying objects ufos, under a program called project blue book. Watch full episodes of project blue book and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at. From 1947 until 17 december 1969, the united states air force actively investigated reports and sightings of unidentified flying objects. The decision to discontinue ufo investigations was based on an. Project blue book, as ufo enthusiasts and history buffs are well aware, was the official u. While hynek was involved, blue book compiled reports of 12,618 sightings of unidentified flying objects, of which 701 remain unexplained to this day. Project bluebook unidentified 701 cases unidentified.
On december 17, 1969, the secretary of the air force announced the termination of project blue book, the air force program for the investigation of ufos. Project blue book the first year of unexplained cases. Project blue book unidentified flying objects this file moved. This list of 701 ufo reports represents all of the unexplained sightings recorded by the air forces project blue book, a seventeen year investigation. First look trailer historys new ufo drama series project blue book starring aidan gillen game of thrones and michael malarkey the vampire diaries. Project blue book unresolved cases texas texas ufo. The first was project sign, which began in 1947, then grudge, which ran from 1949 to 1951, and the final project, blue book, ran from 1951 to 1969. Project blue book investigated strange sightings from 1947 to 1969. Allen hynek are tasked by the us air force to investigate reports of ufos and debunk them, or at least come up with rational explanations for them. Top 10 states with the most ufo sightings usa today. Unidentified flying objects and air force project blue. Im doing research into project bluebook as my province has at least 6 of the 701 unidentified cases. Project blue book investigated 12, 618 ufo sightings and 701 5.
From 1947 to 1969, the air force investigated unidentified flying objects under project blue book. Project blue book is regarded as the third ufo investigation project by the usaf. From 1952 to 1969, the united states air force worked under project blue book to scientifically analyze data related to ufos and determine if they were a. 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. From 1947 to 1969, a total of 12, 618 sightings were reported to project blue book. General information reference report relating to project blue book u. Of a total of 12,618 sightings reported to project blue book, 701 remained unidentified. Fifty years ago, the government shut down its infamous study into ufosand people are still talking about it. No, that new alien interview from project blue book isn. An official investigation by the cia into the existence of ufos, aliens and all the other eerie stuff. This file was moved to a location to make it easier for you to locate similar information. When the project blue book study came to a close, the air force freely admitted to 701 investigated ufo cases which remained unidentified. Air force has 701 unidentified ufos in records now online. It started in 1952, and it was the third study of its kind the first two were projects sign 1947 and grudge 1949.
After a thorough evaluation, some researchers think that number could actually be as high as 4,800 reports due to untenable explanations. When the project closed, the air force admitted only to 701 cases 5. The project, headquartered at wrightpatterson air force base, ohio, was officially terminated december 17, 1969. During 20 years of existence project blue book logged 12,618 reports 701 remained unsolved.1143 716 1428 323 901 898 177 1120 435 1484 107 518 469 753 1367 1211 1373 1341 655 528 1512 821 770 549 201 1381 499 236 1175 1038 134 252 1301 356 1358 1058 653 401 1109 413