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'Space station' found on Mars
The Sun ^ | 6/2/11

Posted on 06/03/2011 3:35:12 PM PDT by LibWhacker

A GOOGLE geek has found what he believes is a 'space station' on Mars.

He found the spec on the Red Planet by accident but has provided fellow explorers with the coordinates of the 'object' so they can discover it for themselves.

American armchair astronaut David Martines posted a clip of his trip to the surface of the planet on YouTube.

He used the search giant's maps of the astral body and his video has already clocked up a staggering 58,000 views.

David explains how he found the 'space station' or possibly 'power station' quite by accident at coordinates 71 49'19.73"N 29 33'06.53"W.

Unlike mountains and other features on the surface, the white 'building' appears to have blue and red stripes painted on it.

According to David's calculations it is also huge - measuring 700ft long by 150ft wide.

Video: 'Space station' found on Red Planet

ARMCHAIR astronaut says surprise object could be power station on Mars

Click here to watch video (sorry, don't know how to embed Shockwave Flash videos in FR threads)

He said: "This is a video of something I discovered on Google Mars quite by accident.

"I call it Bio-station Alpha, because I'm just assuming that something lives in it or has lived in it.

"It's very unusual in that it's quite large, it's over 700 feet long and 150 feet wide, it looks like it's a cylinder or made up of cylinders.

"It could be a power station or it could be a biological containment or it could be a glorified garage - hope it's not a weapon.

"Whoever put it up there had a purpose I'm sure. I couldn't imagine what the purpose was. I couldn't imagine why anybody would want to live on Mars.

"It could be a way station for weary space travellers. It could also belong to NASA, I don't know that they would admit that.

"I don't know if they could pull off such a project without all the people seeing all the material going up there. I sort of doubt NASA has anything to do with this.

"I don't know if NASA even knows about this."


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: found; mars; space; station
Anyone want to buy a bridge?
1 posted on 06/03/2011 3:35:17 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

Is the bridge on Mars?


2 posted on 06/03/2011 3:37:22 PM PDT by HushTX (I make libs rage quit.)
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To: LibWhacker

3 posted on 06/03/2011 3:40:08 PM PDT by Alex Murphy (Posting news feeds, making eyes bleed: he's hated on seven continents)
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4 posted on 06/03/2011 3:41:14 PM PDT by WaterBoard
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To: LibWhacker

This guy obviously isn’t from the country. That’s a milk truck on its daily rounds of the bugalope ranches.


5 posted on 06/03/2011 3:44:14 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: LibWhacker

Mass Effect!


6 posted on 06/03/2011 3:46:25 PM PDT by Noumenon ("One man with courage is a majority." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: LibWhacker
I know what it is.


7 posted on 06/03/2011 3:47:10 PM PDT by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.....Eagle Scout since Sep 9, 1970)
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To: LibWhacker

South pole? Pixilated ice or cloud.


8 posted on 06/03/2011 3:48:31 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: LibWhacker
Well that's interesting.

If he faked it, it's pretty well done. Certainly doesn't look like a natural formation. Maybe some artifact from the mapping program.

If whatever it is, is really there, would be interesting to see higher resolution photos.

9 posted on 06/03/2011 3:48:31 PM PDT by sjmjax (Politicans are like bananas - they start out green, turn yellow, then rot.)
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Could be a wiener...


10 posted on 06/03/2011 3:49:28 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: LibWhacker
'Space station' found on Mars
NASA immediately requests $999 billion more taxpayer dollars to investigate.

11 posted on 06/03/2011 3:53:42 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: LibWhacker
In 1968, Mars was just too far fetched for the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. We've landed on the Moon and is current news.

What you see on Mars is the remains of the outpost Clavius Base where we dug up the Tycho Magnetic Anomaly One & the Black Monolith.

HAL is in sleep mode at that base. /sarc off

12 posted on 06/03/2011 3:54:45 PM PDT by Deaf Smith
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To: LibWhacker

I think you might be able to sell the “discoverer” a bridge. He appears to be a professional conspiracy theorist and has covered all the bases.


13 posted on 06/03/2011 3:54:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: sjmjax

Try inputting coordinates 71 49’19.73”N 29 33’06.53”W and zoom in as far as it will let you. The video is at least 1000 times that resolution. Pure BS.


14 posted on 06/03/2011 3:58:26 PM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: LibWhacker

From the comment section at the article:

“Those ‘cylinders’ are just square pixels blown up. The software tries to blend them together (called Bicubic scaling) to give a smooth image which produces the illusion of a man-made like structure. It is probably just a lightly colored rock outcropping.”


15 posted on 06/03/2011 3:59:49 PM PDT by Eyes Unclouded ("The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." -George Carlin)
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To: LibWhacker

I fail to see why any new idea or new concept implies such a need for skeptics to chime in,this is most likely a hoax but if it isn’t-the man might have found something important.


16 posted on 06/03/2011 4:02:14 PM PDT by Del Rapier
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To: LibWhacker

I fail to see why any new idea or new concept implies such a need for skeptics to chime in,this is most likely a hoax but if it isn’t-the man might have found something important.


17 posted on 06/03/2011 4:02:32 PM PDT by Del Rapier
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To: LibWhacker

18 posted on 06/03/2011 4:05:32 PM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: LibWhacker

ping for later.


19 posted on 06/03/2011 4:06:57 PM PDT by freejohn
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To: Eyes Unclouded
Bicubic is a standard (most commonly used) size alteration option in photoshop.

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20 posted on 06/03/2011 4:08:10 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: LibWhacker

Others already mentioned, but it’s likely just the effect from pixellation - maybe a fault line or canyon filled with ice, or ice filling a ditch from a meteorite hitting at an angle. Would be interesting to see that higher resolution image though.

That ‘face’ on Mars disappears when other images of it are seen without the lighting being the same, same with ‘pyramids’ and the ‘Kermit the Frog’ formation.


21 posted on 06/03/2011 4:15:31 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: 6ppc

I did put in the coords and there is something there. Don’t know what it is though. Doesn’t look rock-ish. Yeah, where did the guy get that resolution?


22 posted on 06/03/2011 4:17:02 PM PDT by bgill (Kenyan Parliament - how could a man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: oh8eleven

Actually NASA’s lack of funding presents one of the best arguments against the nutjobs. They always claim NASA is hiding something.

What I want to know is why they continue to struggle with a minimal budget but continue to hide things that would bring a massive influx of money and support?


23 posted on 06/03/2011 4:20:41 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Del Rapier
I fail to see why any new idea or new concept implies such a need for skeptics to chime in,this is most likely a hoax but if it isn’t-the man might have found something important.

Fully agree with you. At least let's keep an open mind and talk about it.
24 posted on 06/03/2011 4:24:14 PM PDT by American Dream 246 (Open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: LibWhacker

I think it is part of a Hawaiian birth certificate


25 posted on 06/03/2011 4:27:20 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: LibWhacker

"I told you all, but you just laughed and laughed!"

26 posted on 06/03/2011 4:31:34 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: cripplecreek
NASA ... continue to hide things that would bring a massive influx of money and support?
Such as?
I was a huge NASA fan - I even cut school to watch launches in the early 60s. But the Challenger fiasco changed my mind.
Now, 30 years after it began, I personally think the shuttle program was a scam, not unlike Madeoff's ponzi scheme.
Everyone paid in ... very few gained from it.
27 posted on 06/03/2011 4:36:32 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: LibWhacker
Any chance of my BetaMax remote in the station?

Gone since '85.

28 posted on 06/03/2011 4:45:29 PM PDT by jaz.357 (Find a way or make one.)
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To: LibWhacker

My favorite line when zooming in on a highly pixelated image: “It appears to be very well maintained.”


29 posted on 06/03/2011 4:49:12 PM PDT by aruanan
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30 posted on 06/03/2011 4:56:29 PM PDT by mirkwood (Palin 12)
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To: 6ppc

There’s definitely something there that’s unlike any formation on mars.


31 posted on 06/03/2011 5:25:22 PM PDT by IamCenny
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To: LibWhacker

Was it left there by the Apollo astronauts?


32 posted on 06/03/2011 5:30:47 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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33 posted on 06/03/2011 5:55:52 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: P8riot
It's the new Hoover Tactical Firearms gun store and deli that was relocated, expanded with shooting ranges, education and safety classes


34 posted on 06/03/2011 5:59:31 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: LibWhacker

Dunno. Looks like a solid object to me. Very interesting.


35 posted on 06/03/2011 9:08:17 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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36 posted on 06/04/2011 7:00:00 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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