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  • US Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Passes 500 Days in Orbit

    04/24/2014 9:19:06 AM PDT · by lbryce · 53 replies ^ | Aril 24, 2014 | Mike Wall, Senior Writer
    An unmanned military space plane has achieved a major longevity milestone, zipping around Earth for 500 days on a clandestine mission for the United States government. The U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane launched on its third and latest mission on Dec. 11, 2012. As of today (April 24), the vehicle has been aloft for 500 days — far longer than its officially stated maximum orbital lifetime of 270 days. "Clearly, and understandably, the Air Force initially set the expected parameters [of the X-37B] conservatively, not really knowing what it could do until it was tested — which is what...
  • Secret Mission To Expose L. Ron Hubbard As A Fake

    08/06/2009 7:23:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 28 replies · 1,326+ views
    London Times ^ | August 06, 2009
    From The Times August 6, 2009 Secret mission to expose L. Ron Hubbard as a fake Dominic Kennedy, Investigations Editor L.Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology The founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard, was exposed as a fraud 30 years ago by British diplomats who were investigating his qualifications. The science-fiction writer, who invented a religion now followed by celebrities such as Tom Cruise, awarded himself a PhD from a sham “diploma mill” college that he had acquired, the diplomats found. Such was the climate of fear and paranoia surrounding Scientology that the US believed the sect had sent bogus...

    05/10/2002 8:08:27 AM PDT · by codebreaker · 41 replies · 258+ views
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | May 10, 2002 | Lillian Thomas
    <p>A hundred medical professionals spent a last hour with their families in Coraopolis yesterday morning before hoisting duffle bags and boarding buses for a destination unknown.</p> <p>Their status as reservists of the 339th Combat Support Hospital had suddenly shifted their lives when they were called up this week.</p>