• Thousands of hi-res lunar mission pictures posted

    By Ted Bonnitt on October 5th, 2015

    More than 8400 high resolution photographs taken by astronauts during their Apollo moon missions were publicly released today.

    The images were posted by the Project Apollo Archive which chronicles NASA’s manned lunar landing program in the late 1960s through early 1970s.  

    Many of the images are personal candids and of scrapbook quality, ranging from pictures of food on board the spaceship to shadows cast by the moonwalkers during their lunar strolls.

    The photos were taken by modified Hasselblad cameras which at the time shot high quality images on larger format film negative.

    The collection was uploaded to Flickr by ...

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  • Vehicle stalls before bright light appears in Texas

    By Ted Bonnitt on October 5th, 2015

    A man driving to work in the early morning hours of October 2, 2015, reported a total engine failure of his vehicle followed by a sighting of a very large, unknown light.

    The unnamed witness told the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC) that he was driving to work at 4:36 am when his 1999 minivan “abruptly turned off.”  

    The vehicle appeared to have no power when he repeatedly tried to restart the engine. That’s when he noticed the appearance of a large, motionless light overhead that was “partially obscured by light clouds.”

    The witness stepped out of his ...

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