After years of being stuck on microfilm at the national archives, ufo enthusiast john greenewald has made available more than 130,000 pages of the us government's “project blue book” the archive of 12,600 reports have been declassified for several years, but until now, there's been no easy way to. Using case reports and the computerized data, battelle then did a massive scientific and statistical study of all air force ufo cases, completed in 1954 and known as project blue book special report no 14 after the mishandling, or should we say lack of enthusiasm for project sign and project grudge ruppelt and his. In july they received 536 reports, more than in any previous full year ruppelt noted that at one point during july they were receiving 50 ufo reports a day in august they received 326 reports, and september 124 the year's total was 1501 reports, of which 303 were unexplained blue book special report no 14 available. Astronomer dr allen j hynek was a scientific adviser to projects sign, grudge and blue book early on it would appear that he was interested in the phenomena but not convinced that there was any great mystery in fact, project blue book special report 14 quoted dr hynek's definition of a flying saucer. For decades, the us air force (usaf) kept a record of all of its investigations into extraterrestrial activity in one extensive report called project blue book up until last week project blue book's massive catalog of over 10,000 ufo and extraterrestrial reports from the 1940s to the 1970s had only been.
Date: fri, 28 september 2012, updated august 1, 2013 from: fran ridge in late december 1951, captain edward j ruppelt met with a group based in columbus, ohio ruppelt wanted their experts to assist them in making the air force ufo study more scientific, starting with a standardized. The project blue book archive contains tens of thousands of documents generated by united states air force investigations from the early amc period through to the end of project blue book in addition to individual ufo reports the archive includes administrative files that provide insight into project blue book operations. Project blue book originally project blue book was the air force name for a project that investigated ufo reports between 1947 and 1969 in 1989, an organization calling itself “the new project blue book” contacted the fbi this file consists of correspondence concerning this organization.
Project blue book special report no 14 was their massive statistical analysis of blue book cases to date, some 3200 by the time the report was completed in 1954, after ruppelt had left blue book even today, it represents the largest such study ever undertaken. The project, headquartered at wright-patterson air force base, ohio, was terminated dec 17, 1969 of a total of 12,618 sightings reported to project blue book, 701 remained unidentified the decision to discontinue ufo investigations was based on an evaluation of a report prepared by the university of colorado entitled. Project blue book began in 1947 under the name project sign it evolved into project grudge, and then finally took the name blue book in 1952 after 22 years of official investigations of thousands of ufo reports, the project was terminated in 1969 of the 12,618 sightings considered under blue book, 701.
Explore tim palmer 2's board project blue book on pinterest | see more ideas about air force, aliens and ancient aliens. Project blue book: the us air force verses the flying saucers according to us air force captain edward j ruppelt (who would later be a director of project blue book and author of the book the report on unidentified flying objects) sign was special report no: 14 contained a statistical analysis of ufo sightings. Download project blue book reports pdf format versions of project grudge and blue book statusand special reports 1-12 & 14 are now available for download these documents have been extracted from the archive, renderedas searchable pdfs, and made available for download included is research on this topic:.
Greenewald: project blue book (along with sign and grudge) holds a special place in ufo history whether or not it truly investigated ufo sightings the usaf claims that blue book included 12,618 sightings reports, 701 of which remained “unidentified” this would account for about 55% of the files. Maxwell blue book 1 contains project sign, grudge, and blue book reports including the project twinkle final report, project stork status reports, and project blue book special report no 14 maxwell blue book 2 contains various supplementary data and publication correspondence associated with project blue.