LCROSS' (and LRO's) Secret NASA Mission to the
The pre-impact NASA public relations
campaign was irresistible... and everywhere.
For perhaps only the second time in its history (the first was Deep
Impact, but that was MUCH further away...), the Space Agency was
publicly inviting "ordinary people" - from every class, economic
strata and age-group - to participate in a unique, extraordinary,
literally once-in-a-lifetime personal space experience--
The spectacular crash of a "NASA spaceship" directly into the
surface of the Moon... with millions of Americans watching LIVE with
their own eyes as it took place (below)!
At least, that's what everyone (with
more than a bit of help from some spectacular NASA and contractor
animations - above) thought they were being invited to observe....
In fact, when both LCROSS spacecraft did hit the Moon - early Friday
morning, October 9th, at 7:31 AM Eastern Daylight Time...
No One... anywhere on Earth - from the most psyched amateur to the
professionals at the largest terrestrial observatories, even to the
Hubble Space Telescope itself in close Earth orbit - none of these
folks or instruments saw ANYTHING actually hit the surface of the
south pole of the Moon!
Instead, despite literally millions of Americans eagerly watching...
straining to see something... in reality, the only "direct observer"
of this entire, over-hyped NASA affair, was... NASA!
Which has left a LOT of "ordinary folks" very unhappy with the
Agency right now... and, an even larger percentage simply baffled by
the "public fizzle" of its much-ballyhooed "LCROSS Lunar Impact
Experiment"...; as one very leading lunar and planetary scientist,
Dr. Paul Spudis,
pointedly observed in his daily blog:
"... alas, the promised giant plume
of impact debris [NASA said would be created by LCROSS, as it
hit the lunar surface traveling much faster than a rifle bullet]
was invisible from Earth, leaving a receptive public feeling
Before this "non-event" (and the intense negativity it has
engendered...) even the Obama White House had become involved.
The 44th President of the United States, ostensibly as part of "The
International Year of Astronomy - 2009," coincidentally chose the
night of October 7th - just one night before the Main LCROSS Impact
to host the first public "star party" in the history of the
American Presidency... with almost two hundred middle-school
students, celebrities, amateur astronomers (and probably as many
reporters and TV cameras...) personally invited to look through "a
couple dozen small telescopes, and several NASA mini-planetariums,"
set up on the White House South Lawn...
All obviously, carefully, planned to
further increase the percentage of Americans who would actually get
up "at the crack of dawn" on Friday morning, to see with their own
eyes NASA deliberately,
"...ram a spaceship into the surface of the
This blatant NASA "PR" prime objective
re LCROSS - to involve as many "average Americans" as possible, in
personally viewing the Climax of this NASA Lunar Impact Mission -
readily admitted by Jennifer Heldmann, NASA-Ames Coordinator of
the "LCROSS Observation Campaign":
"... one of the early goals of the
mission was to get as many people to look at the LCROSS impacts
in as many ways possible, and we succeeded. The amount of
corroborated information that can be pulled out of this one
event is fascinating..."
When NO ONE on Earth... with any instrument... saw ANYTHING?!
Just a few days before impact, the LCROSS Project Scientist,
Anthony Colaprete, officially
"... this is very observable from
earth, so we'll have lots of eyes on it..."
The almost physical let-down for all
those millions of disappointed Americans... when they DIDN'T get to
see this "promised NASA spectacle," is perhaps most aptly summed up
by a blunt headline the day following the NASA event, appearing in
the normally very pro-NASA
San Jose Mercury News:
"... NASA Ames' moon show is much
ado about nada...."
One obvious reason for this widespread negative reaction to the
"results" from LCROSS can be traced, ironically, to a previous,
clearly spectacularly successful NASA celestial impact experiment...
the widely-covered "Deep Impact Mission" to Comet Temple I,
culminating with a spectacular "comet crash," the night of July 4,
In that climactic space event (below), even though it was too far
away to be visible on Earth - either to the naked eye or in a
telescope - a lot of the people on Earth DID see the NASA impact of
Temple-I... on the Internet and NASA Television, if not on the
broadcast and cable news television networks...
And no one was disappointed then with all the "hype".....
Totally unlike LCROSS...
With this current NASA PR fiasco, not only did the general public
NOT get to see anything even,
"remotely resembling 'Deep Impact'
when the LCROSS Centaur rocket plowed into the Moon (even on the
Internet or NASA TV...)," the largest telescopes on Earth didn't
even detect anything "careening into the lunar surface"... a
quarter of a minute after the LCROSS rocket was supposed to have
hit the ground with the force of "a ton of high explosives," and
raised a "plume" almost ten miles high...
There was no "flash"... no
"upward-jetting, gigantic plume of lunar ice and dust... hovering
over the lunar landscape like 'a huge, inverted cone of light'"...
Nothing like that happened.
The lunar south pole "just lay there" in the video and observatory
images... even seen through the largest telescopes on Earth...
totally unchanged (below)....
This was NOT what we all paid for!
Neither was it, in fact, what the vast majority of dedicated NASA
scientists and engineers, those directly involved in the LCROSS
Project, thought they'd "paid" for either - certainly, with their
combined decades of personal space expertise and professional
experience, all invested in this one NASA lunar mission--
To find a usable reservoir of water on the Moon.
For each member of the LCROSS team knew the growing economic and
political realities of "space" - and the upcoming Obama decision vis
a vis the very continuation of the human spaceflight program:
That - IF this didn't happen... if
LCROSS didn't "confirm the presence of water ice, in a
permanently-shadowed polar crater, on the Moon," then the
current ambitious (but primitive...) NASA program of "chemical,
rocket-based plans to return to the Moon... or, to go anywhere
else with human exploration of the solar system..., was dead."
The "space age" (certainly the
expensive, human part of it...) would literally be over... and after
only ~50 years.
If, LCROSS did NOT find precious water on the Moon..., so, the future of a NASA "manned space program" - if not NASA itself
- firmly rested on the figurative shoulders of LCROSS that Friday
Thus, if anyone was to feel "snookered" by the lack of "immediate,
plain, and highly visible positive results for 'water' from the
LCROSS impact"... it HAD to be this team of NASA scientists!
What Enterprise has finally figured out over this past, extremely
hectic couple of weeks - through a whirlwind of calls, e-mails, and
intense "signal processing" of all the developing "hints" - is
NASA's real lunar objectives for this "low-cost lunar mission"....
As we ourselves strongly hinted from the previous set of clues... at
of Part I...
LCROSS' secret lunar mission turns out to be, in fact, designed -
from the beginning - as nothing less than,
"an official, clandestine, NASA
multi-sensor search for... and scientific characterization of...
artificial ruins on the Moon"
This objective, of course, being
deliberately complimentary to the primary "hidden mission"
(again...) of its companion lunar spacecraft... LRO (what did you
think the "reconnaissance" part of "LRO" really stands for...?)
Intriguingly, snippits of this primary "LCROSS/LRO hidden agenda"
were deliberately leaked - and from inside the LCROSS Project
itself... - in its first close-up "lunar swing-by" observations of
the Moon last summer, on the morning of June 23, 2009.
At that time (again, as we reported in
Part I), some astonishing
infrared images were released (leaked...?) by the LCROSS Team itself
(below) - which revealed for the first time hard, scientific
evidence for the existence of "a semi-transparent, heat-radiating
substance..." stretching over (and along) much of the Farside
In other words, some kind of "ancient
lunar dome... or domes" - precisely as we have been describing....
In this official LCROSS image comparison (above), the left-hand view
is from the LCROSS "shepherding satellite's" visible light camera -
showing a section of the Moon's Farside (the hemisphere never seen
from Earth) taken during LCROSS' critical lunar "swing-by" maneuver;
the image on the right is a false-color version of the same scene
taken, however, in the "mid-infrared" (the heat part...) of the
As can be seen in comparing the visible light image with its
the Moon's surface temperature totally ignores
all local surface features - mountains, craters, impact basins,
instead, the temperature distribution runs smoothly from
the extremely cold, pre-dawn value of -250 F. (the blue-violet
portion of the Moon, at the bottom of the image - below), to the
"red hot" +250 F. of "high lunar noon" - seen as one approaches the
upper, curving lunar limb.
And yet, in this "textbook" temperature distribution radiometer
image... there is one MAJOR, glaring "flaw"...
That curving yellow line... arcing just above the actual red (high
temperature) surface of the Moon...
What's producing that?!
"That" is the combined effect of "countless numbers of
semi-transparent, heat-radiating, ancient lunar structures..." all
blending together... along a substantial section of the horizon of
the Farside of the Moon....
They have "given themselves away" by their intrinsic thermal heating
from the Sun... and then, re-radiation of that heat back into
space... which the sensitive LCROSS' IR cameras immediately picked
up - and then displayed as that "room temperature" yellow-arc
stretching above the real, higher-temperature (red) lunar surface.
The potential extent of these artificial lunar structures -
stretching along a major segment of the total visible horizon! - may
surprise some new to our lunar investigations; it shouldn't.
Mike and I first predicted this possible major extant of the "Farside
lunar domes," based on analysis of a visible light Apollo 15 image
(AS15-88-12013) - which showed MAJOR "back-scattering," stretching
all along the lunar limb, in visible light... recorded as Apollo 15
was climbing away from the Moon (below); we published our
preliminary analysis of this crucial Hasselblad image in the
original editions of
Dark Mission - as "Color Figure 16."
Based on analysis of this striking
Apollo 15 image (above) - if a suitable set of infrared sensors were
to observe the same horizon features (we reasoned...), if the
optical scattering observed above the surface were real, future IR
observations would inevitably detect the heat emission from this
same, highly demolished (but still physical) set of "elevated lunar
structures" seen on the visible film...
Thus, in a stroke, confirming our "lunar dome model" - from a
totally different (and essentially indisputable...) direction, which
is exactly what LCROSS has finally been able to do - and during its
first lunar observation session... back in June!
Thus scientifically proving that there are, indeed,
lunar domes and ruins on
the Moon..." - apparently, a LOT of them...
In this way, the LCROSS IR cameras
easily confirmed not only the domes' physical existence (from their
unconcealable thermal emissions...), they revealed a
startlingly-wide surface distribution of these structures...
apparently, covering much of the lunar Farside!; curiously, the same
"farside" hemisphere which is SO visually different from the one
that we've been staring at for tens of thousands of years... the
Nearside... with all those dark, enigmatic "maria."
This startling Clementine lunar mosaic (below) - presented from the
perspective of "looking down" on the lunar north pole - really
demonstrates the drastic difference between the two opposing lunar
hemispheres - the "Nearside" always facing Earth (bottom), and the
lunar "Farside"... turned perpetually away (top)....
When the first LCROSS IR images were
leaked, in June, we also realized that these striking IR
confirmations of our "ancient dome model" were only the
It was at that point, that we began to seriously entertain the idea
that the entire LRO/LCROSs mission could well be a "shaggy dog
story"; that, ostensibly created to "look for lunar water at the
poles," in fact, the real mission-profile for LCROSS made it the
perfect spacecraft to explore in-depth "the structure, composition,
distribution... and perhaps even origins"... of any lunar ruins
better-preserved near the lunar poles....
In only four short months (from the June "lunar swing-by," to impact
in October...), if we were right, the LCROSS instruments would get
their real chance to reveal the truth behind these (to some)
"impossible claims of lunar domes and ruins..." as LCROSS would
literally dive "down among them"... into the Moon, following the
planned Centaur impact...
In so doing, it could not help but hurtle directly THROUGH the upper
parts of at least one of these "surviving dome-like structures... "
(judging from the swing-by IR images... ), and thus, would be in the
perfect position to send back priceless live imagery and spectral
readings - on everything from "the domes' geometric construction
properties..." to "their basic chemical constituents..."
Relayed back from nine, carefully-chosen, multi-spectral
instruments... designed (we were coming to understand...) to answer
as many questions about the fundamental nature of these ruins as
possible... in one "emergency" NASA mission...
Even as the rest of the world - deliberately invited to
"participate" in this whole farce - was still being told that "this
is just another (maybe somewhat farther-out...) NASA search for
water in the solar system...."
Talk about the perfect cover story....
The major political implications underlying this scenario are these:
That some CURRENT folks in NASA are attempting (with the sudden LRO/LCROSS
missions...) to "come up to speed... and soon - regarding the very
existence of 'ruins on the Moon....'"
That implies, in turn, that "these" NASA folks were NOT the
"original NASA folks," the ones who found out all about this "stuff
on the Moon" decades ago (even before Apollo)... and then
assiduously covered it up (as documented in
No, these recent actions by NASA were definitely those of "a group
of newbies to all this ET ruins stuff..." - but, who nonetheless,
apparently created "a fast-track, scientific, inexpensive means to
TEST this far-out hypothesis...."... with LCROSS.
This "change within NASA" really began back in 2004... when
George W. Bush suddenly showed up at NASA Headquarters one
January afternoon, and dramatically announced - after a 30-year
"Americans are going back to the Moon... and then on to
It was at that point that literally decades of NASA stagnation... in
both the direction and pace of the human spaceflight program... took
a dramatic turn... toward "exploration" once again.
It's like, as I have said in other
"switch had suddenly been thrown... and all the visionary
dreams of 'ultimate colonization of the solar system, and the
explosion of new wealth that would be generated by the industrial
utilization of its vast resources back here on Earth... - discussed
at length in the 40's and the 50's, before Apollo - had suddenly
been turned back on...."
And, unlikely as it seemed, it was George W. Bush - 43rd President
of the United States - who was the one suddenly throwing that
switch, setting in motion plans which could ultimately wind up
literally inheriting "the riches of the solar system"...
A plan, however, which originally... did NOT include a mission
As noted in
Part I, LCROSS was quietly "piggybacked" on NASA's
Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission sometime after these initial
plans to "return to the Moon" had been announced by President Bush;
LCROSS was belatedly attached (both contractually and physically) to
the lead mission... LRO - the first new NASA spacecraft to return to
the Moon in literally over a decade ("Clementine" was DOD), as the
initial phase of President Bush's just-announced Grand Vision....
However, someone apparently realized after a while that, to
successfully carry out the President's new "NASA vision," would
require far more specific information about the Moon than even the
Space Agency possessed, in 2004, even after all the pre-Apollo
unmanned lunar missions (Lunar Orbiter... Ranger... Surveyor), and
the almost 900 pounds of lunar samples the astronauts had personally
returned to Houston
from Apollo itself; totally new and much more
in-depth global lunar information was going to be essential, if NASA
was to attain the capability - unlike Apollo's severe landing site
restrictions, limited to essentially the Nearside lunar equator - to
send future astronauts at any location on the Moon... even to the
To do so successfully, would require another "in-depth, unmanned
reconnaissance of the entire Moon" - carried out with 21st Century,
state-of-the-art information-gathering space technology.
It was not until 2007 (so the official story goes...) - literally
years past the initial NASA/LRO Proposal - that the quiet addition
of a second unmanned spacecraft to the mission (called "Lunar Crater
Observation and Sensing Satellite" -
LCROSS) was officially
Ostensibly designed to be an incredibly inexpensive (~$79
million dollar...), simple "add-on" lunar mission "to look for
water...", the core idea behind this (as it turns out...) clever
"misdirection"... was elegantly simple.
Take the third-stage Centaur rocket (which would boost both LRO and
the attached LCROSS on their final push to the Moon)... and, after
the LRO spacecraft had successfully separated from the Centaur... use
the still-attached LCROSS "sheparding spacecraft" to direct the
now-empty Centaur rocket-stage (like a celestial cruise missile...)
into a "free," specifically-targeted impact on the lunar surface.
Ideally - at the bottom of a "permanently shadowed lunar crater...
where there might be frozen water," around one of the two lunar
After "final trajectory corrections," at the appropriate time
(launch + four months...), carefully separate LCROSS from the empty
Centaur "missile" several hours before impact.
LCROSS would then lag
behind... ultimately by several hundred miles... before flying into
perfect position to observe and report back - live - the effects of
the massive Centaur impact just ahead of it - scientifically
recorded and analyzed by means of a broad suite of precisely-picked
"off-the-shelf" multi-spectral instruments, before the LCROSS
"shepherding satellite" also hit the Moon, and was destroyed.
At some point, this previously almost ignored, "low-key unmanned
lunar mission..." - using something as basic as a falling rocket to
create a small explosion on the Moon - became MAJOR world-wide news;
at which point, NASA suddenly "pulled out all stops" - and began to
promo and hype "the heck out of its upcoming LCROSS Lunar Impact
Mission to the Moon!"
Thus ultimately setting "an almost impossible goal" for NASA... and
To be both scientifically... and
Which was impossible...
Instead..., when LCROSS ultimately "bombed the Moon" that Friday morning... none
of the literally millions of Americans (in both Americas...), who
went out to actually look up...
The problem, of course, was not just with NASA "way over-hyping"
this, it was fundamentally also with... the Moon.
In many respects, NASA's much-hyped LCROSS experiment was very
similar indeed to "a targeted cruise missile strike "; despite the
accuracy of the targeting, the visible effects LCROSS was expected
to create depended more on the random nature of the objects (or
surface) that it contacted on impact... than on the object
However, given all that NASA - from its literally decades of
first-hand, spacecraft observations of the Moon thought it
understood - the "impact rules" for LCROSS "driving the Centaur into
the lunar surface"
were expected to be relatively simple.
The size of the resulting "Centaur
impact crater" (above) - key measure of how much "lunar ice and
dirt" would be thrown up at impact... - should, according to the
NASA calculations, depend on only two parameters:
(The velocity at impact was a "given" for any object falling to the
Moon from "infinity" - a little over 1.5 miles per second.)
For equal impact velocities, then, it
was the mass that was falling - combined with the angle at which it
fell - which would determine the ultimate nature of the resulting
impact crater - certainly, the total volume of material kicked up at
For, the amount of material ejected upward in "the plume,"
determined to large measure whether the "sheparding spacecraft"
could, in fact, gather enough data on that "plume" to successfully
analyze its composition and send that vital data back to Earth...
before LCROSS itself was totally destroyed on impact.
All in its purported "search for water..."
The "rule of thumb" for NASA then, for "predicting the effects of
ballistic impacts on the Moon... like LCROSS" went like this:
"Hard, rocky surface... bright,
extended flash; soft, powdery surface... small flash, but a
'highly energetic plume - blasted literally miles above the
It was all about something called "equipartition
"How" the kinetic energy of the empty Centaur rocket, falling onto
the lunar surface, would be sub-divided at the moment of impact; if
the underlying surface was hard, unyielding bedrock, overlain by a
thin layer of dirt and frozen ice (the expected NASA model...), the
colliding rocket could produce a very bright flash - as most of its
kinetic energy was suddenly converted into raw heat and light.
But, that would leave little excess
energy for creating "a high vertical ejection of shattered surface
debris" in its characteristic "inverted cone-like formation".
some pre-impact NASA calculations, that "milli-second flash" at
impact on a hard surface was estimated to be "bright enough to light
up the entire interior of Cabeus (!)," if, for just an instant...
and would therefore also be nicely visible in the largest
telescopes, watching in real-time, from back on Earth....
On the other hand (NASA's calculations went on to say), if the
underlying lunar surface was covered by a thick layer of "soil" (the
so-called "lunar regolith..."), all mixed up with eon-old ice - the
models said the resulting impact flash could be "highly muted"; much
more of the kinetic energy of the in-coming Centaur would, under
those conditions, be converted to kinetic energy of individual soil
particles... with a resulting, substantial plume of surface regolith
blasted vertically aloft... in that "inverted cone" (below).
However, no one - in this "post-LCROSS
impact controversy..." - seems to have foreseen a third alternative
(at least, before the "non-event" itself...)
That the lunar surface inside Cabeus would simply (somehow...)
absorb most of the falling rocket's ~1-ton TNT equivalency..., and
not produce much of anything visually - neither a flash, nor a
towering impact plume - that would be easily visible, certainly from
But... how could THAT happen?
Simple..., if the falling Centaur punched a hole directly through
the roof..., of some massive, ancient lunar structure... located on
the pitch-black floor of Cabeus!
And, as a result, the Centaur's enormous
kinetic energy was literally directed downwards... into "breaking
walls... shattering interior structural supports... and creating a
lot of debris... inside a 'layered' underground bunker-like lunar
complex..." which, unfortunately, was hidden from external view by
several overlying floors...
Just like the endless "bunker-busting" videos (below) the Pentagon
has been showing us for decades...
As can be seen (above), even with open
concrete sides and normal atmospheric pressure (not a vacuum!),
while a raging firestorm goes off inside the "dome-shaped aircraft
bunker" as a result of the roof-penetrating missile... on the
outside (and from above...), except for a small puff of black smoke,
nothing gives away the inferno taking place just a few feet below
the bunker's massive roof....
Exactly like LCROSS' curious "lack of visible evidence" of its
actual impact on the Moon on Friday morning.
In preparing this Report, Enterprise consulted (among others...) a
retired Air Force BDA ("bomb damage assessment") expert.
His reaction was quite telling:
"Given the anomalous visual nature
of the LCROSS impact, there aren't many reasonable alternative
explanations for what didn't happen; I've personally seen this
type of "suppressed energy release" repeatedly occurring in BDA...
with 'hardened targets'...
"If it is built really well, the stuff goes in... and not much
comes back out."
According to NASA's immediate LCROSS
"after-action" report, the only visible indications of the Centaur
impact in those first critical seconds following impact, were "a few
glowing pixels" on the mid-IR camera images (below), and on the
infrared and ultraviolet spectrometer images - taken by the trailing
LCROSS "sheparding spacecraft" in its own last few seconds... just
before it hurtled into the same pitch-black, unknown surface...
And here, the NIR/UV/Vis spectrometer
view... "A few glowing pixels...."
Not exactly what NASA promised the
It wasn't until seven days after the LCROSS Impact Experiment...
full week... that NASA finally "found" the much-hyped plume from the LCROSS impact.
A full week....
To produce this (below):
official NASA image release (above)
is the product (according to the caption) "...of three co-added,
stretched LCROSS Visible Light Camera images..."
The "fuzzy object" in the center of the red circle (on this totally
washed-out, high-contrast LCROSS image "stack") is purported, then,
to be "the Centaur impact plume event"... measuring about "4 or 5
miles in diameter."
A close-up of this circled "plume" (below), reveals just how tenuous
this "official identification" remains...
And yet... this conclusion - ostensibly
based on an intensive analysis of this ambiguous NASA visual
composite - is the claimed result of applying,
"the fastest NASA
computers on the planet to the LCROSS data..." using
"state-of-the-art NASA computer image-processing algorithms" - that
"can pull the glow of a firefly... over a hundred miles away... out
of a pitch-black night..."
And yet..., it took the LCROSS team a full week... to come up
And then, I realized something else... that was REALLY wrong with
this peculiar LCROSS image... something VERY strange indeed...,
because - this "official, NASA presentation image... of the
intensely-searched-for Centaur impact plume"..., was being released
upside down... and backwards!
Talk about "the gang that can't shoot
Or..., was deliberately mixing up the images... as part of a
subtly-coded message "look carefully at the imaging orientations
After appropriate geometric correction (simply flipping the released
image over, and reversing it...), the comparison between this "seven
days late... overly-stretched NASA video composite..." - and a
suitable IR frame from the same time-interval (processed by
Enterprise to the same degree - below) - revealed,
"a stunning array of blatant, repeating, 'geometric anomalies!'"
The newly-released NASA frames (above)
looked "way over-exposed," yes... but also, after being properly
reversed... They contained regions which were definitely...
And, when brightened just enough in the computer to allow one to see
"down into the shadows"... clearly, there was definitely "something"
there; like, the outlines of some kind of,
engineering... dimly-lit, deep under 'an over-exposed, lunar surface
The "right-angle," inescapable geometric evidence of "artificiality
on the Moon" was in THIS LCROSS image; now undeniable... and
In fact, this official NASA image (we'll
get back to that crucial little detail in a moment...) reminded me
of none other than..., that epic scene, directly from "Forbidden Planet"(!) - when "Dr. Morbius" shows the officers of the,
"Federation Cruiser C-57-D"
firsthand "...the 20-mile deep, Krell automated 'super-engineering
...extending downward... level after level... into "the
Exactly as we were seeing in this
official LCROSS image (below)... of the darkened floor of Cabeus...
extending downward... into the surface of the Moon...!
It was almost like looking at the
planned remake of "Forbidden
Planet"... but early, and for real.
Dr. Anthony Colaprete, LCROSS principal
investigator and project scientist - the man who authorized the
release of these extraordinary images - himself called specific
attention to "the floor of Cabeus"... in his equally official
October 16 NASA/LCROSS press statement.
"The images of the floor of Cabeus are... exciting." Colaprete said.
Dr. Colaprete has a serious gift for "understatement."
In an earlier Visible Light image, taken by the falling "sheparding
spacecraft" from farther out... from just under 400 miles (and 4
minutes) above the Moon's surface... the crucial context for the
extraordinary, repeating geometry seen in close-up on "the darkened
floor" of Cabeus became strikingly apparent (below).
An even larger set of... "repeating, architectural geometries...!",
but... on a scale to boggle the timid mind.
An enlargement of this image (below),
reveals that this astonishing, repeating "rectilinearity" -
innumerable walls... repeating right-angle alignments...
overwhelming smaller geometric structures - is now showing us the
The remains of an amazing, ancient lunar
images officially released by NASA... from LCROSS.
A city covering... literally...
thousands of square miles of lunar surface!
So, the obvious question has to be:
"How come we are being allowed now to see all this truly
unbelievable, amazing, official lunar evidence... let alone, as
it is being simultaneously released to all the media... by the
NASA LCROSS Project Office itself!?"
Which led me back to my earlier,
political speculations - concerning the real, long-term objectives
of LCROSS... all the way back to its "sudden origins"... in 2007:
All the evidence we've now
presented, increasingly supports the staggering idea that this,
indeed, represents some sort of "rapidly accelerating LCROSS
Plan... for the
imminent disclosure of...
'Intelligently-designed ruins' on the Moon!"
Looking at all this extraordinary lunar
data abruptly being officially released - from the "lunar water
measurements" a few weeks ago (confirmed by three independent NASA
missions...), to the startling LCROSS data on real lunar structures,
from the current mission... one could only infer that the LCROSS
Project - either with NASA Headquarters (and the current White
House') concurrence... or without - was in the process of carrying
out an extraordinary, "clandestine recon mission..." of actual
artificial lunar structures....
While flying under the perfect cover-story..., the search for
"...more water on the Moon."
The ultimate objective of all this might finally be, indeed...
official DISCLOSURE of definitive scientific information revealing
the reality of an extraordinary... and extraordinarily ancient...
one-time civilization on the Moon...."
If this scenario was even half-way accurate... than, what had taken
place so far - the clever "seeding" in the media of extraordinary,
highly-"incriminating" official images and information on what is
really on the Moon... - was, but "a pale echo" of what was yet to
For, in Part III, we'll present stunning additional close-up lunar
images... further confirming the presence of this "ancient lunar
civilization..." - obtained through telescopes on (and off...) the
*** BULLETIN ***
Just as this Enterprise Report on the LCROSS Lunar Mission was going
to press, a group calling itself the "Japanese Aerospace Exploration
announced a fascinating new lunar discovery...
"... a deep hole on the moon [below]
that could open into a vast underground tunnel...."
official interpretation of this
suddenly-announced discovery - "a potential entrance to an
underground lunar lava tube... some ~65 meters across and perhaps
~80 meters deep..." - would not exactly be our first interpretation
of this image....
Our attention would be drawn to the strikingly geometric remnants of
an immense, apparent,
"curving, right-angle, double step-down
wall... running around an even larger, shallow depression on the
In light of what we've just found elsewhere on
the Moon, our own preliminary impression of this new image and
announcement might be...
"The hole... is a possible opening
into another 'ancient, manufactured, underground facility...'
The presence of the 'the step-down enclosure' on the surface
hinting at potentially a much larger 'hollow geometric
structure... with a sagging roof...' underneath"...
Part of a much larger set of
above-ground ruins... located in this exact, same region -
previously discovered (by one of our Enterprise colleagues', Steve
Troy), in the same long-noted "Marius Hills" - where the new "black
anomaly" is also located (below).
Obviously, the Marius Hills are NOT
"volcanic" - as has long been assumed from astronomical observations
made from Earth - but the above-ground remains of more,
artificial 'mega-ruins' on the Moon...!"
To me, the timing of this latest Japanese announcement re "Marius" -
coming just days after the NASA/LCROSS mission
images (below), revealing an entire underground, artificial complex
at the Moon's south pole - is, for my mind, just a bit too
Someone REALLY wants us to "get" that there are also structures...
IN the Moon.
More (obviously) to come....