NASA Apollo 10 Astronauts Heard Weird Music on the Dark Side of the Moon

NASA Apollo 10 astronauts reported that they heard “weird music” when they made a pass around to the dark side of the moon in May 1969 in preparation for the first manned lunar landing. The tapes had been classified, and locked away for nearly 40 years before they were declassified and discovered in 2008. The tapes, made during 60 minutes when the three Apollo 10 astronauts were behind the moon and cut off from radio communication with Earth, will be the subject of an upcoming episode of the Science Channel’s popular TV series, NASA’s Unexplained Files, which begins its first season this Tuesday, according to the New York Post.

NASA Apollo 10 Astronauts Heard ‘Weird Music’ on Dark Side of the Moon

Apollo 10 entered into lunar orbit and got within 5,000 feet from the surface of the moon in preparation for Apollo 11’s manned lunar landing just three months later. Everything seemed to be going well with the mission, as far as the general public back in the United States and the rest of Earth knew. While almost everything did go well, the public was not informed that the three astronauts aboard Apollo 10, Eugene Cernan, John Young and Tom Stafford, heard odd whistling or “whooooing,” sounds through their headsets when they traveled around to the dark side of the moon.

On the tapes, the three NASA Apollo 10 astronauts make repeated comments about the odd whistling sounds they are hearing. One of the astronauts, according to Fox News, said on the tapes, “It sounds like, you know, outer space-type music.”

Then, an astronaut asks the other two, “Shall we tell [NASA] about it?”

He gets the reply from one of his fellow astronauts, “I don’t know. We ought to think about it.”

Back at Mission Control, the tapes were transcribed, classified and then archived, and supposedly, the three astronauts did not talk much about what they had heard while they were circling behind to the dark side of the moon once they returned to Earth. The reason a commentator gave on the video clips released from the upcoming episode of NASA’s Unexplained Files was that the astronauts were worried they might end up being grounded if they talked too much about what they had heard, and what they had possibly seen.

Young eventually made it back to the moon and walked on its surface “as the commander of Apollo 16.” Stafford continued to be an astronaut and flew back into outer space, but never to the moon again, while Cernan commanded the Apollo 17 mission. He was the last man ever to walk on the surface of the moon.

Researcher and author Andrew Chaikin stated that some NASA technicians suggested that the “weird music,” the three astronauts heard might have been caused by “interference from VHF radios on the command module and lunar module interacting with each other.”

However, that explanation did not seem to be accurate to Apollo 15 Command Module Pilot Al Worden, who also appears on the clip. He reasoned that “The Apollo 10 crew is very used to the kind of noise that they should be hearing.” He added, “Logic tells me that if there was something recorded on there, then there was something there.”

Worden also mentions in the clip that if he had been up there and was cut off from being able to communicate with NASA’s Mission Control and had heard something like that, “the first thing probably, it would freak me out.”

Worden said that a reason why the space agency might not have wanted the general public to know about the “weird music,” the three astronauts heard was “if they thought it was in the public’s best interest” not to know about it, according to Sputnik International.

The NASA Apollo 10 astronauts orbited the moon 31 times. So far, there have not been any reports as to whether the astronauts heard similar “music” any of the other times they circled the moon.

What do you think? Were the noises the NASA astronauts heard simple interference in their headsets, or do you think there is another explanation for the noises that they heard? Sound off in the comments section below and share your thoughts.

By John Samuels

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Obama:There’s been no ‘direct contact’ with aliens in The Ellen Show(video)

President Obama told 6-year-old presidency enthusiast Macey Hensley on Friday that the United States has not “made direct contact with aliens yet” but that he will tell her if it happens.

Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Obama took a couple of questions from Hensley, starting with, “Is there really a ‘book of secrets’?” — an apparent reference to the Nicolas Cage movie “National Treasure: Book of Secrets.”

“That’s a secret,” Obama responded. Ellen asked the little girl what she had in mind, and Hensley admitted: “If aliens are real.” The president asked the child what she thought, and she responded, “Aliens are probably real.”

Obama quipped, “I thought that was classified,” then added: “The truth is, Macey, we haven’t actually made direct contact with aliens yet. But when we do,I’ll let you know.”

One person who might have followed the exchange with interest is John Podesta, who chairs Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and is a well-known science-fiction buff.

Podesta, who did a brief tour as an adviser to Obama and served as chief of staff to Bill Clinton in the 1990s, has been known to tweet using the hashtag #thetruthisstillouthere – a play on the “X-Files” catchphrase.

Upon leaving the White House in 2015, Podesta tweeted that his “biggest failure of 2014” was “not securing the #disclosure of the UFO files” held by the government.

At a 2002 press conference organized by the Coalition for Freedom of Information, Podesta called on the federal government to declassify documents on UFO investigations.

“It’s time to find out what the truth really is that’s out there,” he declared. “We ought to do it, really, because it’s right. We ought to do it, quite frankly, because the American people can handle the truth. And we ought to do it because it’s the law.”

There was no word from the Clinton campaign on whether Podesta, like many of the reporters who cover Obama, noticed that the president had only denied “direct contact.”


Video:Meteorite kills man in India could be first recorded human fatality due ...

Indian officials say a meteorite struck the campus of a private engineering college on Saturday, killing one person. If scientists confirm the explosion was due to a meteorite, it would be the first recorded human fatality due to a falling space rock.
According to local reports, a bus driver was killed on Saturday when a meteorite landed in the area where he was walking, damaging the window panes of nearby buses and buildings. Three other people were injured.
On Sunday, various Indian publications, including The Hindu, reported that the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa, issued a statement confirming the death: "A mishap occurred yesterday when a meteorite fell in the campus of a private engineering college in Vellore district's K Pantharappalli village." Tamil Nadu is located in southern India, and has a population of more than 70 million people.
There have been no confirmed human deaths due to meteorite strikes, although there have been a number of interesting close calls, based upon a list kept by International Comet Quarterly. For example, meteorites have landed in homes and hit people as they have slept, but have not killed them.
In our most recent close call, a bright fireball created a huge airblast over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 2013. The resulting shock damaged thousands of buildings and injured more than 1,000 people. But there were no fatalities.

R.I.P:Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th Man on Moon, Dies in Florida

Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring the mind, physics and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85.

Mitchell died Thursday night at a West Palm Beach hospice after a short illness, his daughter, Kimberly Mitchell, said. Mitchell's passing coincides with the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 14 mission, which ran from Jan. 31-Feb. 9, 1971. 

Mitchell, one of only 12 humans to set foot on the moon, was not a typical strait-laced astronaut: In later years, he said aliens visited Earth and faith healers were legit. He attempted to communicate telepathically with friends at home during his Apollo mission. He had an "epiphany" in space that focused him on studying consciousness, physics and other mysteries. 

"What I experienced during that three-day trip home was nothing short of an overwhelming sense of universal connectedness," Mitchell wrote in his 1996 autobiography. "It occurred to me that the molecules of my body and the molecules of the spacecraft itself were manufactured long ago in the furnace of one of the ancient stars that burned in the heavens about me." 

Apollo 14 astronaut Ed Mitchell, December 1970.
Astronauts Edgar Mitchell seen in 1970.SSPL via Getty Images file

His passion for exploration led him to become an astronaut, and he joined NASA in 1966. He helped design and test the lunar modules that first reached the moon in 1969 with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. 

Shepard, the first American in space in 1961, picked Mitchell to be on Apollo 13's three-person crew. But they were bumped to the next mission so Shepard would have more time to train — he had been grounded for years because of an inner ear disorder. 

The delay was an unexpected benefit: Apollo 13's astronauts were nearly killed when an oxygen tank exploded as they neared the moon in 1970. They made it home safely, but never set foot on the moon. A year later, Shepard, Mitchell and Stu Roosa were the first crew to try again amid falling support for the moon missions from President Nixon, Congress and the public. 

"Had we blown it, had it failed for whatever reason, that would probably have been the end of the Apollo program right there," Mitchell said in 1997. But they didn't let that get to them: "When you're carrying that personal load, you just don't have room to carry a national load as well." 

Fortunately, their mission, the third lunar landing and Mitchell's only trip in space, was a success. 

Unlike the two moon missions before them that went to smoother areas, Shepard and Mitchell landed in a hilly region while Roosa orbited overhead. 

They collected about 95 pounds of samples in more than nine hours walking the lunar surface. They showed for the first time that astronauts could walk long distances on the moon, covering nearly two miles on their second expedition on the surface. That proved the crews of later missions could walk back to their spacecraft if the buggy-like Lunar Rover broke down. 

Their mission was best known to the public because Shepard became the first and only golfer on the moon. Mitchell joked when Shepard duffed his first shot: "You got more dirt than ball that time." Less well known was that Mitchell made the only "javelin" throw on the moon when he tossed an unneeded metal rod. 

Apollo 14 did have its share of glitches. Shepard and Mitchell almost didn't make it to the surface because of problems in the lunar module. 

First, a loose piece of metal in a switch made an abort signal go off as they prepared to travel down to the moon. If the descent engine had been on at the time, the module would have automatically aborted the landing. They traced the problem's cause by tapping on the switch with a flashlight and a pen. 

Computer programmers back home wrote instructions to get around the abort problem and Mitchell entered them with just minutes to spare. Shepard later wrote that Mitchell remained "Mr. Unflappable" during the scare. 

Edgar Mitchell
Former astronaut Edgar Mitchell arrives for the premiere of the "In the Shadow of the Moon," at the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Natural History in New York in 2007. Henny Ray Abrams / AP file

Once they started for the surface, though, the landing radar wasn't working correctly. Shepard and Mitchell agreed to take the dangerous and rule-breaking step of landing without radar, but didn't have to when the device started working just in time. 

They had to give up searching on foot for Cone Crater's rim, one of their mission's top geological sites. They stopped because they spent too much time looking for it and had to stick to tight schedules. When Mission Control told them they should consider giving up, he used colorful language for an astronaut: "Think you're finks!" 

But it was the telepathy experiment on the ride home that would give Mitchell more notoriety. Even before he left, he told The Associated Press about his fascination with psychic phenomena and extrasensory perception and that he thought humans weren't the only intelligent life in the universe. 

Those interests almost got him removed from the mission, said Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon and backup commander for Apollo 14. Cernan wrote in his autobiography that despite Mitchell's impeccable skills and vast intelligence, flight crew director Deke Slayton and Shepard were bothered with the fascination. 

"Ed just wouldn't let it go, and Deke said he was uncomfortable with the possibility that Mitchell's full attention would not be on the mission," Cernan wrote. 

Mitchell claimed the experiment was a success. He thought of certain symbols on a list and the friends on Earth tried to determine which ones. They were supposed to attempt the experiment at certain times, but a launch delay caused them to try at different times. 

He said the results were wrong about 90 percent of the time, much more than the half that chance would suggest. He and his friends said that meant that subconsciously they knew something was wrong because of the delay, so they communicated incorrect symbols. 

Apollo 14 astronauts in lunar module simulator, July 1970.
This fisheye view shows Al Shepard (foreground) and Ed Mitchell. Mitchell, Shepard and Stuart Roosa were the crew for the third successful lunar landing mission.  SSPL via Getty Images file

But most press reports dismissed him and some colleagues shunned him. 

Edgar Dean Mitchell was born Sept. 17, 1930, in Hereford, Texas, and grew up working on his father's cattle ranch in New Mexico. He joined the Navy and got a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before joining NASA. 

He left NASA in 1972 and founded the Institute of Noetic Sciences, which is dedicated to exploring the mysteries of the human mind and the universe. He also searched for ways to link the spirituality of religion with the hard facts of science. 

In later years, he claimed the U.S. government covered up evidence that aliens had landed here. He also tried to prove that the supposed psychic spoon bender Uri Geller and faith healers were legit. 

In 2011, he became embroiled in a legal fight with NASA over his plans to auction a 16mm camera he had brought home from the moon mission. The camera had been bolted to the l lunar module and would have been left on the moon if Mitchell hadn't removed it. 

Although Mitchell contended it was a gift, NASA sued to stop the auction and eventually Mitchell agreed to donate it to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington.


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Video:New Telescope Detects Intelligent Alien Entities Living on Earth

Scientists say these are pictures of entities not visible to the naked eye
Thunder Energies Corporation, an optics, nuclear physics and energy company, claims to have detected "invisible entities" living in Earth's atmosphere.
The corporation is run by controversial Harvard-educated Italian-American nuclear physicist Dr Ruggero Santilli.
He is dismissed by many mainstream scientists as a "fringe scientist" but he has in turn branded the rejection of his work as a conspiracy against "novel science" which often conflicts with established thinking, such as Einstein's theory of relativity.
The nuclear physicist says the discovery was made using the Santilli Telescope he has developed to try to discover proof of theoretical anti-matter galaxies, anti-matter cosmic rays and anti-matter asteroids.
The research team even fears the previously unknown micro-lifeforms may be carrying out covert surveillance on Earth because of where they have been found.

It uses a concave lens - the opposite to the convex lenses of standard telescopes
His telescope is still pending a trade mark and patent, but Mr Santilli is convinced it has been able to pick up a life form which cannot be seen by the naked eye.
He said: "This is an exciting discovery. We do not know what these entities are, they’re completely invisible to our eyes, our binoculars, or traditional Galileo telescopes, but these objects are fully visible in cameras attached to our Santilli telescope. 
"Since the dawn of our civilisation, all the way to the time of this breaking news, we humans have believed that everything that exists up there is only what we can see with our eyes and with our optical instruments.

This is a bright ITE according to the researchersTHUNDERENERGIESCORPORATION
This is a bright ITE according to the researchers
The question of what those entities are must be answered by our government because these entities appear to be conducting unauthorised surveillance of rather sensitive civil, industrial and military installations.
Nuclear physicist Dr Ruggero Santilli
"Well things have changed now because we have established the existence of entities that are existing in our terrestrial environment - these are invisible to our eyes and optical instruments, but are fully visible with new instruments, therefore dramatically enlarging our conception of the perceivable universe with far reaching possibilities of future developments and discoveries that are perhaps beyond our imagination at this time."
Santilli claims to have detected "at least two types" of Invisible Terrestrial Entities (ITEs) - dark, which leave a dark image in a bright background of a digital cam attached to the telescope, and bright ITEs which do the opposite.
He claims the findings, which were published as “Apparent Detection via New Telescopes with Concave Lenses of Otherwise Invisible Terrestrial Entities (ITE),” in the American Journal of Modern Physics, have been "independently verified" by unnamed US astronomers.
But in a video released by his corporation on YouTube, Dr Santilli gave his findings a more sinister twist.
Another bright entity caught on the telescope's cameraTHUNDERENERGIESFOUNDATION
Another bright entity caught on the telescope's camera
He said: "The question of what those entities are must be answered by our government because these entities appear to be conducting unauthorised surveillance of rather sensitive civil, industrial and military installations."
Dr George Gaines, president of the corporation, is also fully backing the research.
He said: "What we have learned is reality is much bigger than we originally supposed.
"Things we can see and things we can't see with our eyes or standard telescopes.
"The Santilli telescope allows us to see things that we have never seen before."
An extract from the published study about the entitiesTHUNDERENERGIESCORPORATION
An extract from the published study about the entities


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