Sputnik asm

Sputnik 1

This time line is a compendium of significant political events, within the study of ufology:

World War IIEdit

1280px-Trinity Test Fireball 16ms

July 16, 1945: The Trinity explosion, 16 ms after detonation. The viewed hemisphere's highest point in this image is about 200 metres (660 ft) high.

  • 1933 Aug: First Soviet rocket launched
  • 1935: Pre-war developments
  • 1938 Oct: Orson Wells’ “The War of the Worlds” radio drama airs
  • 1939 Sep 01: World War II begins with invasion of Poland
  • 1942: Manhattan Project activated
  • 1945 Jul 16: Trinity, the first detonation of a nuclear weapon
  • 1945 Aug 6 and 9: Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • 1945 Sep 02: End of World War II
  • 1946 Jan 19: first flight of Bell X-1 ( U.S. supersonic research project )

Cold WarEdit

440px-Project Paperclip Team at Fort Bliss

1946, under Operation paperclip, 104 aerospace engineers at Fort Bliss, Texas; The Germans were enrolled as "War Department Special Employees"[1][2]

  • 1947: the Cold War begins
  • 1947 Mar 12: the Truman Doctrine to counter Soviet geopolitical expansion during the Cold War
  • 1947 c. Jun: Roswell UFO incident- aprox. time of actual crash
  • 1947 Jun 14: a civilian, William Brazel, discovers evidence of the Roswell UFO incident
  • 1947 Jul 08: Roswell, New Mexico, press release of Roswell UFO incident
  • 1947 Jul 08: San Diego, California, Memorandum 6751 (Classified): informs presence of "supernormal" beings
  • 1947 Aug 15: Manhattan Project disbanded
  • c. 1947: Teleportation research and development forms when German teams from Operation Paperclip joins former members of the Manhattan Project

Space raceEdit

DARPA Logo.tiff

1964, DARPA launches Project Pegasus to conduct first teleporation event


800px-President Barack Obama

2009 Dec 29: President Barack Obama issues Executive Order 13526 declassifying UFO files.

See alsoEdit


  1. Huzel, Dieter K (1960). Peenemünde to Canaveral. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall. pp. 27
  2. Laney, Monique (2015). German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past During the Civil Rights Era. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. p. 26. ISBN 978-0-300-19803-4

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