George Orwell’s novel 1984 was the inspiration behind the hit TV show Big Brother. It was just a TV show, made up…But what if there really was someone watching us? What if someone has been watching us since the dawn of civilisation? What if there had been a satellite in our sky watching our evolution, watching us climb down from the trees, throw away our banana skins and make fire?
was is watching. There is a satellite orbiting the Earth and it’s called the Black Knight, and we discovered it before we even had the ability of putting objects in the sky…
It’s reported that we are captured on camera 300 times a day. There are CCTV cameras everywhere, in buses, shops, libraries, work buildings. Big Brother, isn’t just a concept any more. It’s completely real. But what if it had been real long before we had the ability to put objects in the sky?
Nikolas Tesla was famed for intercepting a signal from an unidentified source in space in 1899. It was later attributed to the Black Knight, this was retracted a few years later and attributed to pulsar signals from a neutron star. Sadly he wasn’t able to decrypt the message because it wasn’t in a recognisable language.
The story kept resurfacing and was in the news in the 1940’s. It later made famous when it was in the the St. Louis Dispatch and The San Francisco Examiner, both wrote about the “Satellite” in May 1954. Time Magazine also wrote about the “Black Knight Satellite” on the seventh of March, 1960.
Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation were organisation to successfully photograph the unidentified satellite next to their recently launched Echo One satellite (so it definitely wasn’t their satellite). They reported that object varied in colour from carrot to straw.
In 1954 investigations began looking for artificial objects orbiting the Earth – Newspapers reported that there were 1 or 2 objects that were unidentifiable. They were initially thought to be Russian or British. But the Russians didn’t launch their first satellite into space until 1957. In 1960 after president Eisenhower received information about the Black Knight’s orbit and that it wasn’t British or Russian, he marked all further information on the Black Knight as top secret. Then the space race began…
Not being funny… but marking anything top secret screams juicy right?
If you want to see the original NASA image above you can find it here, where you can download and zoom to your hearts content – I did!
Most objects orbit the planet around the equator – an ‘equatorial orbit’. The spin of the Earth and pull of gravity into the centre makes this the easiest orbit to achieve. In addition most orbits are just a few hundred miles out. What makes the Black Knight so interesting is that it has been recorded at different distances and up to 6200 miles out, more interesting than that is, it doesn’t orbit equatorially; it has a polar orbit. The first satellite to orbit in a polar fashion wasn’t launched until 1st April 1960, long after the satellite was discovered.
Of course, this is a cover up conspiracy so naturally there as many deniers as there are believers.
The most frequent argument against this being an alien satellite and just plain old space debris is that during the STS-88 mission a ‘Trunnion’ cover fell off and went missing.
They said the cover was black one side, silver the other – hence it wasn’t the mysterious Black Knight at all, but actually a trunnion cover. If you are going to lie, and cover something up, you ought to make sure you check the detail first… Look at the photo, the trunnion covers white, not black.
To give weight to the conspiracy you always need an expert to back it up. Gordon Cooper (1924-2004) Project Mercury astronaut stated that he saw the Black Knight. He said it had green lights emanating from it. This sighting happened simultaneously as NASA ground control reported something unexplainable.
There’s more and this is where it gets really strange…
I mentioned Tesla found signals, well he wasn’t the only one. In the 1920’s signals were observed by a Norwegian and Dutch scientist when they were studying the long delayed radio effect. In 1973 Duncun Lunan, a writer and astronomer was investigating their data and managed to decrypt a message, this was published in a variety of credible sources such as Time magazine, where he also in an effort to be transparent, published his methodology. After coming under scrutiny he withdrew the theory, but later still republished a slightly reworded version in lesser known academic paper. The message read:
“Start here. Our home is Upsilon Bootes, which is a double star. We live on the sixth planet of seven, coming from the sun, which is the larger of the two. Our sixth planet has one moon. Our fourth planet has three. Our first and third planets each have one. Our probe is in the position of Arcturus, known in our maps.”
I’ve looked up this constellation, guess what… there are exoplanets orbiting the stars…
As a result of the signals, and the identifiable information, he was able to posit that this message originated 13 – 15,000 years ago.
And what happened 13,000 years ago? The great flood. And what does the bible say about the great flood? Well, one of the quotes is this:
“Then God’s temple in heaven was opened, and within his temple was seen the ark of his covenant. And there came flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thunder, an earthquake and a severe hailstorm.”
Ark? An ark…?? What like the one that held the DNA of the animals two-by-two just before the flood?! Don’t like over connecting dots, but…
I’ll sum up…This satellite has been observed in dozens of countries by pilots, scientists, astronauts and even amateteur astronomers. Although it cant always be found, when it is, it is always in the same polar orbit, an orbit we use now for reconnaissance. It has also been observed making a 180 degree turn. NASA and various others who have observed this satellite have measured it’s speed. It is 1.5-3 times fast than our fastest satellites.
My last fact for you: Scientists have fired radio signals at it. Natural objects cannot reflect radio signals. The Black Knight does.
This reminded me of the film Aeon Flux – if you haven’t seen it, do: There is an Ark, which holds the DNA of the remaining humans. Those in power clone humans because as at some point we became infertile. It’s the only way they survive until they find a cure for infertility. But because they are clones, they begin to have flashbacks of memories from past lives.
Is someone watching us? Maybe but maybe it is just another conspiracy. What I think doesn’t matter, I found it fascinating and inspiring more importantly. It shot me back to 1984, and watching Big Brother. It made me think of Utopian worlds with governments that claim they are watching you for the greater good… This one really got my creative juices flowing. What do you think?