could claims that the u.s military discovered otherworldly spacecraft be true might some of post-war america’s greatest technological accomplishments have been the result of reverse engineering alien vehicles ancient astronaut theorists say yes and insist that the truth about area 51 was actually revealed decades ago not by ufo enthusiasts or whistleblowers but by two of the men most responsible for maintaining the government’s most vital secrets burbank california june 1943.
in the midst of world war ii the government presses the lockheed aircraft corporation to develop the next generation of military planes jet fighters designed to outline propeller aircraft and help turn the tide of war a team headed by lockheed engineer clarence kelly johnson delivers the first production model in just 143 days their p-80 shooting star initiates the jet age for the u.
s military kelly johnson’s secret research and development team ultimately becomes known as skunk works clarence kelly johnson was the first head of lockheed’s skunk works division back in the 50s and 60s up until 1975. he’s the developer of the u2 spy plane which was able to fly at the incredible altitude of 80 000 feet equipped with photographic capabilities that were astonishing and he is a great legend in the aviation community for sure [Music] despite his mainstream credentials johnson becomes the primary witness to a now famous ufo
sighting in aguero california on december 16 1953 his report of the encounter and his personal sketches of the craft were preserved by project blue book the us government’s official account of the ufo phenomenon at the time he was with some of his colleagues at the time when he saw a very very unusual object that he could not explain in any kind of technology that was familiar to him at the time during an era of official skepticism about ufos johnson risks his career by reporting the sighting to his superiors
but instead of being penalized or demoted johnson is seemingly rewarded two years later when he plays a pivotal role in founding america’s most secret military base area 51. kelly johnson was the person that identified the location where area 51 is as a good strategic location it is fundamentally located in the right part of the world without prying eyes what was area 51 founded merely to test experimental aircraft as the military insists or did kelly johnson choose the location as the best place to reverse engineer the very alien
spacecraft he believed he saw with his own eyes you