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From: email@example.com (Glenn Campbell, Las Vegas) Date: Fri, 4 Apr 1997 08:32:40 -0800 Subject: Edwards AFB "UFO" mystery solved [See: http://www.ufomind.com/area51/list/1997/mar/a27-003.shtml http://www.ufomind.com/area51/list/1997/apr/a01-001.shtml ] From: Xelex@aol.com Date: Thu, 3 Apr 1997 21:24:50 -0500 (EST) Subject: Edwards UFO mystery solved The Edwards UFO mystery has been solved. The Truth Is Out There! The sighting took place several weeks ago at Edwards AFB South Base (formerly Muroc Army Air Field). The time was 11:00 p.m., and the witnesses were personnel at the B-2 test facility. All described "a large aircraft, moving very slowly, several hundred feet above the ground." Some said it appeared to hover. As it turns out, the "aircraft" was a movie prop for "From Earth To Moon: The Story Of Apollo," a mini-series being filmed at Edwards and other suitable locations. The prop was suspended from a mobile crane, unseen by witnesses in the darkness. It was tens, not hundreds, of feet above the ground. This is a good lesson about the difficulty of identifying objects at night from their lights. The lack of a clear frame of reference degraded the observers' ability to determine size and altitude.
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