In 1966, a report was compiled for NASA by four of the top scientists and astronomers of the time known as the “Transient Lunar Phenomena”. It was a compilation of reports of odd events seen on the lunar surface by astronomers for more than four centuries. The report was published by NASA in July 1968 under the name of Chronological Catalog of Reported Lunar Events.
These events included the sightings of unexplained moving objects on the surface of the moon, flashes of lights, and strange activities most of them happening around the crater Aristarchus.
On January 25th, 1994, NASA launched the Clementine unmanned space mission to make scientific observations of the Moon and a near-Earth asteroid known as 1620 Geographos.
When the spacecraft flew over the Aristarchus region of the Moon, it sent back an image of what appears to be a blue dome glowing from inside the crater.
July 20, 1969 marks the day where astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first and second men to walk on the Moon during their historical Apollo 11 Moon landing mission, which fulfilled President Kennedy’s vision of putting a man on the Moon before the end of the decade.
Neil Armstrong’s walk on the Moon was televised and witnessed by over 650 million people around the world. For many, it was an unforgettable experience which sparked hopes for a bright future of human space travel – “One small step for men. One giant leap for mankind.”
However, what Armstrong experienced that day has also been marked by controversy over a two-minute period of radio silence that surprised viewers and fueled conspiracy theories over what really happened. According to NASA, this happened due to an overheat of one of the two television cameras which disrupted the reception.
What really happened according to alleged leaked documents from NASA insiders and a HAM radio transmission interception – as reported by Michael E. Salla, two huge extraterrestrial spacecrafts were following the Apollo 11 lander and watching the astronauts Moon walks.
According to Timothy Good, one of the world’s leading UFO researchers and author of the 1998 ‘Above Top Secret’ book, HAM radio operators receiving the VHF signals transmitted from Apollo 11 to NASA’s Houston headquarters intercepted the following message which NASA censored during these two-minutes cut.
Mission Control: What’s there? (Mission Control calling Apollo 11)
Apollo 11: These babies are huge, sir … enormous … Oh, God, you wouldn’t believe it! I’m telling you there are other space craft out there… lined up on the far side of the crater edge… they’re on the moon watching us.
A former NASA communications engineer who helped develop the communications system used in the Apollo Moon missions, Maurice Chatelain, wrote in his 1975 book ‘Our Cosmic Ancestors’: “Only moments before Armstrong stepped down the ladder to set foot on the Moon, two UFOs hovered overhead. Edwin Aldrin took several pictures of them. Some of these photographs have been published in the June 1975 issue of Modern People magazine.”
Later in 1979, Chatelain said that Armstrong’s sightings of the two UFOs were deliberately kept from the media and the public, and that the encounter was common knowledge to NASA.
“All Apollo and Gemini flights were followed, both at a distance and sometimes also quite closely, by space vehicles of extraterrestrial origin – flying saucers, or UFOs, if you want to call them by that name. Every time it occurred, the astronauts informed Mission Control, who then ordered absolute silence.”
Chatelain claims have been confirmed by Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, who also admitted – although denied seeing aliens on the surface of the Moon, in a number of press conferences that the Apollo 11 Moon landing was indeed watched by a UFO.
In an interview with Science Channel in 2005, Aldrin said that he saw a UFO seemingly tracking the spacecraft from close distance.
“I saw this illumination that was moving with respect to the stars. We were smart enough to not say ‘Houston there is a light out there that’s following us. So technically [it] becomes an unidentified flying object.”
Aldrin described how the Apollo 11 crew avoided mentioning the word UFO in reporting back to Houston what they witnessed. Instead, they were asking about the location of the Saturn V Launch Module, which detached some hours ago and was over 6,000 miles away from them, as was confirmed by Mission Control.
Further in his book, Timothy Good revealed according to Armstrong, why NASA never went back to the moon after the Apollo missions supposedly ended in 1972, as relayed by an unnamed professor at a NASA symposium:
Professor: What really happened out there with Apollo 11?
Armstrong: It was incredible … of course, we had always known there was a possibility … the fact is, we were warned off. There was never any questions then of a space station or a moon city.
Professor: How do you mean “warned off”?
Armstrong: I can’t go into details, except to say that their ships were far superior to ours both in size and technology – Boy, where they big! … and menacing …. No, there is no question of a space station.
Professor: But NASA had other missions after Apollo 11?
Armstrong: Naturally – NASA was committed at that time, and couldn’t risk a panic on earth…. But it really was a quick scoop and back again.