Millionen Spaßvögel wollten am Freitag die US-Militäranlage Area 51 stürmen. Nach Warnungen der Behörden wird es nur ein Musikfestival. Im Meme-Review zu Area 51 erklärt Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie), warum der Area Raid ein Erfolg war. Ein Student hatte auf Facebook zum Sturm auf die sagenumwobene Area 51 geblasen. Mehr als zwei Millionen Menschen sagten zu, bereitet.
Area 51 Raid findet heute statt - Erste Festnahmen bestätigt! (UPDATE)Ein Student hatte auf Facebook zum Sturm auf die sagenumwobene Area 51 geblasen. Mehr als zwei Millionen Menschen sagten zu, bereitet. Im Meme-Review zu Area 51 erklärt Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie), warum der Area Raid ein Erfolg war. Dabei wollten sie nur die Aliens sehen – jetzt drohen ihnen bis zu sechs Monate Haft.
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The "raid" was more of a small-scale celebration, with enthusiasts dressing up and holding placards. It was created during the Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union as a testing and development facility for aircraft.
Most famous is the claim that the site hosts an alien spacecraft and the bodies of its pilots after they crashed at Roswell, New Mexico, in The US government says there were no aliens and the crashed craft was a weather balloon.
Despite all that, the owners of the Little A'Le'Inn told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that they're still going ahead with their version of the festival.
No-one knows for sure. But local officials are planning like they will. Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee told the BBC that an extra officers and paramedics are being brought in to help deal with the expected crowds.
While temperatures are expected to be between a manageable 7CC, there are real concerns about having an influx of people to a place where there is largely … nothing.
Chairman of the Nye County Commission Jon Koenig, which is nearby, predicted that there will be no mobile phone service , because the area's cellular towers aren't built for the volume of calls.
America's Federal Aviation Administration has also issued a flight ban for the entire area until Monday local time , meaning everything from news helicopters to drones aren't allowed to fly.
Even police and medical helicopters will need to get special permission to fly , if required. A Dutch YouTuber and his friend were arrested last week for trying to enter Area They told police they had come to the area for the event.
Despite the potential danger, Mr Roberts has no regrets for his role in starting the alien craze. And if this weekend turns out to be successful, he's hoping to take the spirit of Area 51 on the road.
Located about 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, and about 10 miles from Area 51, the Nevada National Security Site is a secure area where scientists are known to conduct top-secret nuclear experiments and help secure the country's nuclear deterrent.
Inside the men's car, deputies found cameras, a phone, laptop, and a drone, sheriff's officials said in a press release. Granzier and Sweep allowed deputies to review their video, which showed footage from inside the secure area.
As I drove I listened to rightwing talk radio, then Top 40, then country, then a Bible discussion call-in show, then some Spanish-language stations, then static.
A talk station interviewed the mother of a police officer killed by an undocumented immigrant. It was, they pointed out, yet another sign of bias in the liberal media.
The first gas station was bustling with people buying water and jerry cans of gas. Finally, two hours north of Las Vegas, I saw the exit for State Route — also known, since its formal renaming in , as Extraterrestrial Highway.
The US government owns thousands of square miles of land in northern Nevada. The area is big enough, and empty enough, to detonate a nuclear bomb — which the government has , on hundreds of occasions.
Their activities are classified and the skies above are restricted air space. Little is known about what goes on there, though the air force tests experimental stealth aircraft, which may account for some UFO sightings.
Even the New York Times has reported on it. The then Nevada senator Harry Reid helped secure the funding. The reader is free to investigate further and come to their own conclusions.
It was heavy on souvenir sellers, though there were some hardcore ufologists. If anything, the ufologists were more the exception than the rule.
I had expected most Area 51 Stormers to be conspiracy theorists, 4chan types, or people on the fringe political spectrum, but a lot — probably most — were normies on a lark, or foreigners in search of peak Americana.
The aliens, it seemed, were classical music buffs. Rachel came into view — a tiny, one-horse town besieged by cars and tents and camper vans.
No he did not. Instead, cops busted him for urinating near Area 51's gate, per the AP. Meanwhile, another woman was detained for an undisclosed reason, though we hope it was something more badass.
Area51 StormArea51 clapthemcheeks pic. The Associated Press reports that about 75 people showed up at the Area 51 gate Friday morning, and at least two were detained by local police.
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