MUFON STAR team: Crashed experimental craft may have prompted past UFO reports
|Illustration of Hypersonic Test Vehicle|
(HTV) 2 reentry phase.
MUFON STAR Team Manager and Texas Chief Investigator Fletcher Gray is considering that one of those secret projects - headline news August 11, 2011, after its crash - may be the Falcon HTV-2 Project.
Reached in Texas this evening, Gray comments on today's news and how it may reflect on past UFO reports received by MUFON.
"On August 11, 2011, the Falcon HTV-2 project came to an end near the Kwajalein Atolls in the South Pacific," Gray said.
"US Military launched this hypersonic test aircraft sometime this month in California. Most of the reports that I read about this project didn't indicate a launch date. Reports from the MUFON CMS data did indicate that this vehicle may have been launched as early as August 9, 2011, around 10:40 p.m.
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Note: This may explain the most recent sightings of a wedged-shaped flaming object streaking across the skies (August 2011) but were there two failed HTV attempts before?
I have reports going back to November, 2010. Is this the same object, or something similar?
If all of these 'were failed attempts', I would have to wonder how much that set us back financially. -SW