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235-foot-tall (23 stories) rocket fired into space with secret payload!!

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posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 07:00 AM
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Good point! I wonder if that "mysterious" contrail over there had anything to do with these series of launches? It does look like there may be some connection there.




posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 07:09 AM
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I'm not seeing what the big deal is with this launch. The NRO has been launching secret payloads for years. That's what they do! Also, the rocket isn't really that much bigger than the solid rocket boosters the shuttle uses....I believe they're around 150 feet tall.



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 07:11 AM
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Lol why does that launch look fake as all hell? Seriously nothing about it looked right to me...no smoke plume out of the engines just a rocket slowly floating straight up....


Delta IV rocket uses liquid hydrogen as fuel on the first stage, thats why the plume is transparent compared to other rockets that use hydrocarbon fuel. Instead of smoke, the rocket makes water vapour.

Here is a video of the launch:

Delta IV launch video



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 07:30 AM
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Well the major war is winding up to begin.
The American GPS system is a relic and is being phased out and has been passed down to the average consumer. The new type of recon and nav equip is being deployed as we speak not to mention the hightech space weapons being deployed everywhere in orbit.

edit on 21-1-2011 by Shadow Herder because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 07:34 AM
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Huh. learn something new every day, right? Thanks for that input!



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 07:45 AM
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I like your style of thinking.
Haha, because of your avatar I couldn't stop picturing Tyler Durden saying it.



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 08:11 AM
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they are seriously up to something and i dont believe what they are saying about the payload.
Why arent the worlds governments up in arms over this launch that could inevitably totally breach their national security???? Just doesnt sem right to me.



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 08:17 AM
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We can only hope that it's the new living quarters for our not so public serving polywogs in washington and they plan on bailing out soon?? It would almost be worth the money that they put into the thing if that was the case.



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 09:23 AM
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Is it possible for it to house smaller missiles with huge payloads that are put into space and can enter back into the atmosphere targeting countrys that America deems a threat (China, Russia, Iran, North Korea and so on?



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 09:29 AM
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Looking at the rocket configuration it was a heavy payload.

From technology that is public that they've been testing in Hawaii...my guess is it's a satellite with a nuclear reactor that will use blue/green lasers to scan the oceans floor to know where all the Chinese submarines are.

China shooting that missile 30 miles off California's coast necessitated it.

The bright side is our boys in subs under the ocean might get high speed internet access from it. Live streaming Porn--Woo Hoo!



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 09:56 AM
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laaaasssseeerrrsssss innnn Sppppaaaacccceeee!

thats what i thought of when i first read about this. the whole "better the devil you know than the one you dont" thing is just creepy. seems to me a weapon of sort. good thing we have it and they dont i geuss.
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posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 09:58 AM
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maybe the aliens ran out of food......



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 10:02 AM
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Even big brother needs an upgrade every now and again.
A billion dollar upgrade! Maybe big brother is receiving the latest I phone apps, so the government can
keep track of everyone's angry bird scores. We will need the best warriors when the alien pigs come for us! Looks like the birds are not doing so well......



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 10:04 AM
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If the rocket took off at 5:58 EST in California, it would be 2:58 there ; certainly a day light launch.



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 10:52 AM
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Something about it just doesn't seem right to me.
There is tons of speculation, but as of now I'm leaning towards that it is some kind of weapon. Or since it is part of a series of launches as I've been told, maybe they are strategically setting payloads all around in orbit as a "do what I say kind of bargaining chip"?



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 11:08 AM
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Check out the launch emblem!






Is that the Moon on top of the Earth with the sun in the background or what? What do you think the stylised initials on the Moon (?) represent?



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 12:36 PM
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Whoa. I hadn't seen that patch yet. I had only seen the one shown earlier in the thread.
Interesting though, they both seem to have a theme having to do with the devil. I'm gonna have to take a close look at these.



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 12:51 PM
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Is that the Moon on top of the Earth with the sun in the background or what?


Its probably just dark side of the Earth, judging from the position of the sun.

Primoris gravis ex occasus = First heavy from the west



What do you think the stylised initials on the Moon (?) represent?


4SLS, RDG, AL, ROV
Dont know what could that mean..



posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 12:57 PM
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I've been playing around with the latin for a little, and I think it means something along the lines of: 1) beginning the great setting of the sun, 2)Serious beginning of destruction, 3)New beginning of the west, or 4) Creation out of great/grave/serious destruction. I have seen : "First heavy from the west" floating around as well. Just a few different possibilities I could think of. As for the initials on the "moon"(which it does look to be) I thought I could make out these groups: 4sls, rdg, AL, and n(?)rov.
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posted on Jan, 21 2011 @ 01:00 PM
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No clue as to what
those initials could stand for as of yet.....



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