Mon, Oct 29, 2007
Journalist Sued NASA To Get Reports Of 1965 PA Incident
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,
according to The Kansas City Star.
A meteor or meteors, was the official government explanation for
a 1965 incident. "They could not find anything," one Air Force memo
stated after a late-night search.
At the time eyewitnesses said a flatbed truck drove away with a
large metal object shaped like an acorn and about the size of a
Today a mock-up based on the descriptions of local residents
sits behind the Kecksburg Volunteer Fire Department.
Journalist Leslie Kean of New York City sued NASA four years ago
for information, when UFO buffs wouldn't leave the issue alone.
NASA turned over several stacks of documents which Kean says are
not responsive to the request, an argument US District Judge Emmet
Sullivan agreed with.
In March, Sullivan rejected NASA's request to throw the case out
of court... resulting in negotiations that led to the agency
promising to conduct a more comprehensive search.
Kean said that she sued NASA rather than the Army because a
decade ago it released some relevant documents on the case.
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