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(1) A Visual, Final Thread on #Zuma #Skyfortress #TheStorm #QAnon
A recap on what we know about #Zuma - and what we DO NOT know about it.
(2) WE KNOW: the Falcon 9 Rocket was successfully launched on Sunday, Jan. 7th, from the Eastern Range in Cape Canaveral, Florida, following a string of delays caused by both technical and environmental reasons.
(3) The separation of the first stage of Falcon 9 was successful. The live feed was cut before the second stage separated from the payload -as is always done in secret missions.
(4) The First stage of the Falcon 9 successfully returned to earth.
(5) USA 280 is listed as a payload on orbit by the U.S. space surveillance system.
6) Nobody in the amateur satellite tracking community has seen it yet.
popsci.com/zuma-spy-satel…
(7) Multiple Articles advance the hypothesis that the launch was a failure. But nobody has any evidence that #Zuma fell back into the atmosphere in a ball of fire, either.
(8) WHAT WE DON'T KNOW. WHAT IS #ZUMA? SPACE NEWS: "And was #Zuma a satellite? (...) Conceivably it could have been a spaceplane or some experimental vehicle launched by a defense contractor or maybe even the CIA."
spacenews.com/pentagon-shuts…
(9) #Zuma has an unusual orbit. "That orbit isn’t normally used by satellites, Langbroek says, but is similar to the orbit of the International Space Station"
popsci.com/zuma-spy-satel…
(10) On the official mission press-releases, #Zuma is always mentioned as a spacecraft, not a satellite. What's the difference?
(11) When it moves under its own power, it is a "spacecraft". If it is freely falling in a gravitational field, it is a satellite. So the Space Shuttles are "spacecraft"; they have engines and can modify their orbits. The International Space Station is a satellite.
(12) Let's go back to this question, and focus on: WHO OWNS IT?
SPACE NEWS: "And was #Zuma a satellite? (...) Conceivably it could have been a spaceplane or some experimental vehicle launched BY A DEFENSE CONTRACTOR or maybe even the CIA."
(13) This #QAnon drop had some people very worried. It's since become argued that DEFCOM meant defense contractor.
(14) "The U.S. military might not be able to comment on the situation, not because it doesn’t want to, but because it isn’t authorized to do so by whoever actually owns Zuma."
thedrive.com/the-war-zone/1…
(15) There's this guy.

newyorker.com/business/curre…
(16) (July 2017)
"Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner had reached out to Feinberg—as well as to Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater—for private-sector alternatives to the Department of Defense’s plan to send more troops to Afghanistan"
(17) So when we see #Zuma? Will we ever? Amateur observers are very dismissive that a sattelite can be invisible to those tracking it. Oh, yeah? A satellite? What about a spacecraft?
(18) Stealth is a sub-discipline of military tactics and passive electronic countermeasures. The goal is to make aircraft, ships, submarines, missiles and satellites less visible (ideally invisible) to radar, infrared, sonar and other detection methods - including visual methods.
(19) Development of modern stealth technologies in the United States began in 1958. Sixty years on, we HAVE to assume that the technology is WAY more advanced than what we openly know about.
(20) Northrop Grumman changed the shape and surface composition to improve stealth technology as currently used on the B-2 Spirit "Stealth Bomber".
(21) Northrop Grumman Corp supplied the #Zuma payload and its adapter. You know these guys know a lot about stealth.
(22) #Zuma
(23) #Zuma
please unroll.
actually it was postponed to Monday Jan. 8th. 👾
(24)CORRECTION:
#Zuma was launched on Monday, Jan. 8th, from the Eastern Range in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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