Claimed by conspiracy theorists to be an alien satellite, ‘The Black Knight satellite’, an object in orbit which doesn’t belong to, or isn’t claimed, by any country has decided to track the international space station.
For those of you who have not heard of ‘The Black Knight’, here are the key facts;
According to monitoring agencies worldwide, The Black knight satellite has been transmitting radio signals for over 50 years.
The US and Russians have shown much interest in the “unidentified space object”.
Since the 1930′s Astronomers worldwide have reported radio signals which come from the “Black Knight”.
In 1957, an unknown “object” was seen “shadowing” the Sputnik 1. Reports said the “unidentified object” was in Polar orbit.
The Grumman Aircraft Corporation formed a committee to study the data received from the observations made but nothing was ever made public.
Images of ‘The Black Knight’
The Pentagon was trying to keep information on ‘The Black Knight’ secret, but on August 23rd 1954 the technology magazine Aviation Week and Space Technology ran with what is thought to be the first story about ‘The Black Knight’. The Pentagon was not best pleased.
Some people say ‘The Black Knight’ is space junk. Others say it’s intelligent and keeps a polar-orbit, which means its a remote vehicle.
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