Talk:Kecksburg UFO incident

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Section: 2005:_NASA_changes_story_to Russian_satellite[edit] In this section, the source given is from a UFO website, and not (apparently) the AP. (this is the source link) In that link, there is a link to which gives an "article not found" error. way back link of "Sci Fi Channel-backed researcher pressing NASA for UFO files" Posted on Thu, Dec. 08, 2005 Waptek (talk) 02:10, 25 March 2015 (UTC) Thus, it looks to me like this section needs a new source, or it will probably have to be removed. Communisthamster 23:25, 1 January 2007 (UTC)

Kean vs. NASA Lawsuit[edit] WASHINGTON - NASA has agreed to search its archives once again for documents on a 1965 UFO incident in Pennsylvania, a step the space agency fought in federal court. The government has refused to open its files about what, if anything, moved across the sky and crashed in the woods near Kecksburg, Pa., 40 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:45, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

[Here's] a blog entry about these documents being received by Leslie Kean

Kecksburg and Die Glocke[edit]

Physicist Dr. Joseph P. Farrell associates 'Die Glocke' with the Kecksburg UFO incident in his books and radio interviews:


This page should entirely consist of the transcript from the Kecksburg UFO segment of the hit TV show Unsolved Mysteries. After performing an in depth analysis of both this page and the Unsolved Mysteries segment I came to the illustrious conclusion that the segment offers a more detailed write up on the events and speculation that have plagued the town of Kecksburg for these past years. If you are intrigied by my thoughts and ideas and wish to subscribe to my weekly newsletter send bank details and large sum of cash in enclosed envelope to the undislosed location on which my house/home is located. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 10:49, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

That would be a copyright violation of an unreliable source. Bubba73 (You talkin' to me?), 02:16, 25 August 2010 (UTC)


Regarding the theory that the Kecksburg UFO was Cosmos 96 : This article mentions the theory, but dismisses it and states that Cosmos 96 actually crashed in Canada. However, it also links to the article Cosmos 96, which states that Cosmos 96 crashed near Kecksburg. Clearly, they can't both be right, but I'm not sure which one is correct. Logicman1966 (talk) 05:54, 24 November 2009 (UTC)

Kosmos 96 now states it remained in orbit.--Senor Freebie (talk) 03:09, 9 July 2010 (UTC)

2011: U.S. Government Declassifies Information on CIA's Cold-War Spy Satellites[edit]

hi, It is not obvious the link to the material under the section 2011: U.S. Government Declassifies Information on CIA's Cold-War Spy Satellites, are there any citations there? it seems a loose connection. mike James Michael DuPont (talk) 16:26, 23 June 2012 (UTC)

Here is a recent story, but these guys are also missing the original bread crumb I provided back in 2011 and then again in 2012. --> reentry capsule (nicknamed "film bucket") Remember the funny language written on the side? hehe

Research how this system worked at that specific time and under certain failure conditions. Do you need a map drawn? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:59, 6 August 2016 (UTC)

Space turd?[edit]

So the earth was struck by something that resembles a large interstellar dump? Well that would be my conclusion looking at the unfortunately colored dollop of "something" used to represent the UFO on this page?

What on earth is that dollop supposed to be? Mr Whippy? (talk) 08:23, 15 September 2012 (UTC)

Yes, it does look like a giant turd. It is supposedly an exact replica of the object that witnesses in the Kecksburg area claimed crashed near their community. It was built by the famous old NBC television series Unsolved Mysteries about 25 years ago for an episode about the supposed crash of whatever-it-was. Some say it was a secret Soviet satellite that went down, others say it was a UFO, and some even say nothing happened that night and the entire event has been greatly exaggerated. At any rate, after the episode aired and drew good ratings, Unsolved Mysteries gave the great turd-shaped object to the village of Kecksburg as a keepsake. My understanding is that they've left it atop a pole near the center of the village as a tourist attraction. It is pretty funny-looking though! (talk) 21:41, 23 January 2013 (UTC)

Space turd or Divine Lingam Vimana? :)) (talk) 08:25, 1 October 2016 (UTC)

Removing the John Murphy documentary section wholesale...[edit]

Because not only is it completely uncited, when I went looking to see if it could be I discovered it had apparently been lifted word-for-word from this page: . Shoebox2 talk 03:32, 16 January 2014 (UTC)

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"Later investigations"[edit]

I propose renaming this section "In popular culture", or "Other references", since with the current title, we seem to claim that those popular TV shows have qualified personel performing actual investigations, with access to reliable sources (when their business is actually entertainment)... (talk) 08:20, 1 October 2016 (UTC)

I have made the change. (talk) 19:46, 15 October 2016 (UTC)