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Happy Bottom Riding Club

34.865, -117.966 (West of Edwards AFB, CA) The Happy Bottom Riding Club was a dude ranch, restaurant, and hotel operated by aviatrix Pancho Barnes near Edwards Air Force Base in the Antelope Valley of California’s Mojave Desert. Barnes and the club were both featured in Tom Wolfe’s 1979 book, The Right Stuff, and the 1983 […]

Edwards Air Force Base

Located approximately 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Lancaster, California next to next to Rogers Dry Lake, which acts as a natural extension to the runways, and which has the largest compass rose in the world. Location of Chuck Yeager’s flight that broke the sound barrier in the Bell X-1, the flights of America’s first […]

Dulce Base

[ WARNING: Information in this post has been Damaged ] Dulce Base is the name for a secret underground facility in or near Dulce, New Mexico where alien hybrids drink the blood of babies and they never ever take out the trash. Many details of the lore surrounding the Dulce base [ERROR] ”vast underground bases […]

Truman Bethurum

(August 21, 1898 – May 21, 1969) One of the classic 1950s contactees, who claimed to have spoken with humanoid space aliens and entered or ridden on their flying saucers. He seemed directly inspired by his immediate forerunner, George Adamski. The business card he gave Long John Nebel described himself in the following way: Construction […]

George Van Tassel

(b: Mar 12, 1910 – d: Feb 9, 1978 ) In [[1947]], George Van Tassel relocated his family to , a site in the California Desert near Joshua Tree, an area which was eventually called Landers. He leased the air strip next to a sixty-foot high boulder: the “giant rock” itself. In 1951, Van Tassel […]

Integratron

A dome shaped building built by George Van Tassel at Giant Rock. The structure is 38-foot high, 55-foot diameter, made entirely out of wood, and is said to be “accoustically perfect.” Its design was based on the design of Moses’ Tabernacle, the writings of Nikola Tesla and telepathic directions fromfrom extraterrestrial intelligences, in particular an […]

Giant Rock

A place near Joshua Tree in the California desert where a sixty foot high boulder rises from a dry lake bed. The rock was known by local Indian tribes as the Great Stone. A airstrip runs next to the rock, and rock and airstrip became the location of Saucerian Convention for several decades, many of […]

Daniel W Fry

One of the first modern contactees. Author of The White Sands Incident. On July 4, 1950, Fry was working at the White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico as an employee of the AeroJet Corperation. In the evening he took a walk into the desert, and at one point though he saw the stars disappearing. […]

Frank Critzer

Frank Critzer in his room beneath Giant Rock George Van Tassel gave Critzer money and supplies when he came to his father’s Santa Monica auto repair shop. Critzer promised Van Tassel a percentage of his find. A year later Van Tassel received a letter from Critzer with crude directions: “take one of five straight roads […]