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Duke Brickhouse is a former trial lawyer and entertainment attorney who has refocused his life’s work to exposing the truth of our subjugated planet and to help raise humanity’s collective consciousness at this crucial moment in our planet’s history, in order to break out of the dark and negative false reality that is preventing the natural development of our species, to put our planet on a path of love, light and harmony in preparation for our species’ ascension to a fourth density, and to ultimately take our rightful place in the galactic community.

How the Mars Perseverance Rover Will Get to the Red Planet

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Article by Chris Ciaccia July 29, 2020 (nypost.com)

• On July 30th, NASA’s $2.1 billion ‘Perseverance’ rover (pictured above) set out for Mars, along with the first helicopter to travel to Mars, known as ‘Ingenuity’. Among other tasks, the rover and the helicopter will be looking for signs of extraterrestrial life. The Perseverance will land at the Jezero Crater on February 18, 2021, joining the still-functioning Curiosity rover and the now-deceased Opportunity rover. NASA’s long-term goal is to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s.

• Like its predecessors, Perseverance is powered by a nuclear energy system known as ‘Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator’ thanks to the US Department of Energy. Says Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and National Nuclear Security Administratior Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty, “From preparing astronauts for cratered terrain to building boxes for moon rocks to providing electricity from nuclear sources, I’m proud to say that we’ve lent our unique expertise for exploration of the solar system… for nearly 60 years.”

• In 2014, the Department’s Office of Nuclear Energy with Idaho National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory were tasked to construct the multi-mission radioisotope thermoelectric generator and its plutonium fuel to power the Perseverance rover. But the Department of Energy partnership with NASA goes back to the 1960s when the DoE provided radioisotope power systems to the Apollo missions, said DoE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar to Fox News.

• Radioisotope power systems provide a steady power source in parts of the solar system that are dark or dusty. The Spirit and Opportunity rovers used Radioisotope Heater Units with a mission life of 7 and 14 years respectively, significantly longer than the 3-month primary mission lifetime. Curiosity is still going strong 7 years, over 3 times the primary mission timeline. The two longest-operating radioisotope power system missions are Voyager I and II, which are still in operation 43 years later.

• Perseverance’s ‘SuperCam’ was designed, built and tested at DoE’s Los Alamos National Laboratory in partnership with the French space agency, Centre national d’études spatiales (National Center for Space Studies). It uses laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy to study mineral composition, hardness and texture of Martian rocks and soils and will search for organic compounds related to Mars’ geologic past.

• The DoE’s Office of Science facilities also support the study of materials returned from NASA space missions to Mars, including the use of X-ray and electron imaging to study the form and shape of rock samples and various spectroscopy techniques to reveal the chemical composition.

 

            Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty

After it was delayed three times to iron out issues, NASA’s Perseverance rover is slated on July 30 to head to Mars, where it will perform a number of tasks, including looking for fossilized evidence of extraterrestrial life.

                        Paul Dabbar

The $2.1 billion rover will also come with the first helicopter, known as Ingenuity, that will let researchers understand the viability and potential of heavier-than-air vehicles on the Red Planet. NASA’s long-term goal is to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s.

Once Perseverance lands on Mars at the Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021, it will join the still functioning Curiosity rover and the now-deceased Opportunity rover on the Red Planet.

Similar to its predecessors, Perseverance is being powered by a nuclear energy system known as Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (MMRTG), thanks to the Department of Energy. However, using nuclear power isn’t anything new for NASA.

The National Nuclear Security Administration has “supported NASA missions for nearly 60 years,” Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty told Fox News.

“From preparing astronauts for cratered terrain to building boxes for moon rocks to providing electricity from nuclear sources, I’m proud to say that we’ve lent our unique expertise for exploration of the solar system,” Gordon-Hagerty added.

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UK to Guard Against Threat From China and Russia in Space

Article by Alexander Zhang                             July 27, 2020                           (theepochtimes.com)

• To counter threats from China and Russia, UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace wrote in The Telegraph newspaper that the Ministry of Defense plans to pivot away from traditional defense and “operate much more in the newest domains of space, cyber, and sub-sea.”

• On July 15th, Russia tested an anti-satellite weapon in space using the same system that stalked a U.S. reconnaissance satellite earlier this year, according to the US Space Command. Said Wallace, “This week we have been reminded of the threat Russia poses to our national security with the provocative test of a weapon-like projectile from a satellite threatening the peaceful use of space.”

• “But Russia is not alone,” said Wallace. “China, too, is developing offensive space weapons and both nations are upgrading their capabilities.” China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been developing the power to blind, disorient, and even destroy the United States’ GPS system, U.S. experts told The Epoch Times news source

• “The weaponization of space is, unfortunately, well-advanced,” said US Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation Christopher Ford. “Moscow and Beijing have already turned space into a war-fighting domain. Both are fielding new anti-satellite weapons in order to hold U.S. and allied space services at risk.”

• Wallace’s latest remarks appear to signal greater policy alignment between the two trans-Atlantic allies. “As traditional conflict shifts, and cyber and data become the battleground, we must outmaneuver our adversaries with a sharper technological edge and relentless focus on innovation,” said Wallace.

• In recent weeks, the UK government has targeted Russians with new sanctions, accusing Russian actors of cyber-attacks on vaccine research facilities and trying to meddle in last year’s election. Likewise, Britain has reversed its decision to allow the Chinese telecom firm Huawei to install Britain’s 5G network and reacted strongly to China’s imposition of a draconian national security law on Hong Kong, offering 3 million Hong Kong residents a path to British citizenship and suspending its extradition treaty with the former crown colony.

 

Britain is putting space at the heart of its defence in order to counter threats from China and Russia, according to UK Defence

     UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace

Secretary Ben Wallace.

As part of a foreign, security, and defence policy review being conducted by the UK government, the Ministry of Defense is planning to pivot away from traditional defence and “operate much more in the newest domains of space, cyber, and sub-sea,” Wallace wrote in The Telegraph.

               Christopher Ford

“This week we have been reminded of the threat Russia poses to our national security with the provocative test of a weapon-like projectile from a satellite threatening the peaceful use of space,” he said.

On July 15, Russia tested an anti-satellite weapon in space using the same system that stalked a U.S. reconnaissance satellite earlier this year, U.S. Space Command said on Thursday.

“But Russia is not alone,” said Wallace. “China, too, is developing offensive space weapons and both nations are upgrading their capabilities.”

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been developing the power to blind, disorient, and even destroy the United States’ GPS system, U.S. experts told The Epoch Times earlier this month.

U.S. Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation Christopher Ford said on Friday that “the weaponisation of space is unfortunately well-advanced.”

“Moscow and Beijing have already turned space into a war-fighting domain,” he said. “Both are fielding new anti-satellite weapons in order to hold U.S. and allied space services at risk.”

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Calf With Surgical ‘Ball-Shaped’ Injury Baffles UK Researcher

Article by Michael Moran                                 July 23, 2020                               (dailystar.co.uk)

• On July 4th, Albert Tyas was walking in the Gaddings Dam Area of Todmorden, in Yorkshire, England, when he came across the corpse of the calf was found in a field where sheep were grazing. He sent pictures of the dead calf to paranormal researcher Deborah Hatswell.

• Arriving at the scene, Hatswell found that the calf had “very precise clean cuts”. “[There were] no signs of attack or a chase of any kind,” Hatswell told Daily Star Online. She noted that the grass surrounding the calf was clean, with no sign of blood. “This kill has all the classic signs of animal mutilation.” The animal had a perfectly cut ‘tennis ball sized’ sphere cut into its side, with no blood around the wound, as if the flesh had been scooped with a melon baller. Also, there were no signs of a vehicle or tractor tracks in the area, which makes it unlikely that the animal was killed elsewhere and dumped. It’s as if, Hatswell says, the animal had been “dropped from above.” Researchers also found a dead white chicken in the same area, which also defied explanation.

• Reports of animal mutilation go at least as far back as the 1600s, where the animal’s “surgical” wounds are too neat to have been caused by natural predators. Hatswell says that during the course of her research into the paranormal across Britain, Todmorden comes up again and again as a hotspot of inexplicable happenings.

• The Yorkshire area is steeped in paranormal lore, said Hatswell, citing the case of Zigmund Adamski, a 56 year old miner who went missing from his home in Tingley, near Wakefield in June 1980. Adamski’s body was discovered five days later, 20 miles from his home at a coal yard in Todmorden. Adamski’s body was covered in mysterious burns, and they appear to have been treated with an ointment that scientists were unable to identify. James Turnbull, the coroner who dealt with Zigmund’s death, described the case as the biggest mystery of his career. Adamski had been missing for five days, but his body only showed one day’s growth of beard.

 

  field where calf’s corpse was found

A bizarre “animal mutilation” case has been reported in Yorkshire – and paranormal investigators say the dead animal could have been “dropped from above”.

         Deborah Hatswell

Reports of livestock being skinned with surgical precision and drained of blood – often associated with UFO sightings – have been a regular part of paranormal lore for decades. But most of them come out of the American Midwest.

This strange story of a calf killed by some unknown force or predator comes from the Gaddings Dam Area of Todmorden, in Yorkshire.

Paranormal researcher Deborah Hatswell was sent images of the extraordinary find by Albert Tyas, who was out walking in the area on July 4.

The corpse of the calf was found, somewhat unusually, in a field where sheep were grazing.

        a “scoop” was taken from its side

“This kill has all the classic signs of animal mutilation,” Deborah told Daily Star Online.

“Notice the very precise clean cuts,” she added, “there are no signs of attack or a chase of any kind.”

Deborah adds that the clean grass surrounding the calf, with no blood, makes it unlikely that this animal was killed by a dog or a cat.

“It doesn’t fit with the classic signs of any normal beast here in the UK.”
It’s almost as if, she says, the animal had been “dropped from above.”

Sceptics, looking at the innumerable reports of animal mutilation which go at least as far back as the 1600s, will often blame humans for the “surgical” wounds on the animals, which are too neat to have been caused by natural predators.

                       Zigmund Adamski

But, Debbie points out in this case, there are no signs of vehicle or tractor tracks in the area which makes it unlikely that the animal was killed elsewhere and dumped.

 

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