A Six-pack of Corona (film buckets)

My newest article is now posted on The Space Review: National Reconnaissance Program crisis photography concepts, part 1: A six-pack of Corona. At first glance, this reminded me of a KH-9 Hexagon satellite or an early concept of one. At the time this Six-Pack Corona was proposed, Hexagon was well on its way to beingContinue reading “A Six-pack of Corona (film buckets)”

Debunking the Arizona Concrete Crosses …one myth at a time.

(Yes, this will take a while…) If you haven’t noticed yet, this is really starting to bug me. The amount of web pages, videos, and general chatter about the “secret in plain sight” near Casa Grande blows my mind. Since the myths themselves have perpetuated via short sound-bites, flashy videos, and really shallow explanations, I’veContinue reading “Debunking the Arizona Concrete Crosses …one myth at a time.”

Candy CORN: analyzing the CORONA concrete crosses myth

(Originally published on December 21, 2020 at TheSpaceReview.com) A few years ago, NPR Morning Edition released a story about spy satellites that caught my attention during a morning commute to work. Reporter Danny Hajek covered a story about mysterious 60-foot-long (18-meter-long) concrete crosses found in the Arizona desert titled, “Decades-Old Mystery Put to Rest: Why AreContinue reading “Candy CORN: analyzing the CORONA concrete crosses myth”