On 21st January 2016 the following images were taken of an object above the Martha’s Vineyard Steam Ship Authority’s Ferry while crossing from Woods Hole to the Island. It remained visible for long enough that these images were taken on State Road having debarked and driven westward for some miles.
image credit: Stacy Jephcote Wise
You know my stock response goes to Technocracy, DARPA, and Corporate Military Complex Contractors. I have absolutely no idea of what this is. I have seen some comic responses to this post. When asked for options, one good one was -Ironman…
Another, more serious answer was a link to -Black Knight.
Mysterious unidentified flying satellite from STS-88. Image credit: NASA.
Quoting: Legend has it that in orbit around the Earth is a mysterious, dark object which dates back perhaps 13 000 years. Its origin and purpose are inscrutable, dubbed the -Black Knight -this elusive satellite has allegedly been beaming signals towards the Earth and inspected by NASA astronauts yet only a few on Earth officially know of its existence. The origin of the ominous name is part of the enigma; it is impossible to discover who first called it this or indeed why. Humans have only in the last 60 years had the technology to launch a man-made object into space so what is the logical explanation of tales of an alien intruder on our doorstep?
The Tesla Transmissions
The first apparent part of this story begins with signals heard by Nikola Tesla -1856-1943 a brilliant Serbian inventor -and described by many thanks to his often eccentric behavior and opinions as a genuine mad scientist who spent most of his career in the USA. He was an electrical engineer and produced works which explored the idea of radio and wireless transmissions. In 1899, he reportedly intercepted a signal unlike any of the natural sources from Earth such as electrical storms that he had already investigated in his experiments. Instead he announced that regular signals must be coming from an intelligent outside source, potentially inhabitants of Mars. Today there are those who say he was listening to a transmission from an orbiting satellite of unknown origin later called by some the Black Knight.
It is slightly more likely, though still very far from probable, that what was Tesla detected was not an orbiting satellite but instead signals emitted from natural objects. Today we know of some natural extraterrestrial repeating sources such as pulsars. These are fast-spinning neutron stars which emit a rhythmic signal. They were first discovered in 1967 by Northern Irish astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell-Burnell -1943. Until certain of their origin, they were jokingly nicknamed the Little Green Men signals. Tesla was likely completely unaware of what he really detected (if indeed he picked up anything at all. Read More: 1*
This remains the only capture of this object to be found thus far.
Should that change, new data will be added.
For your consideration…
otterwalks: 22nd January 2016