To The Stars Academy: Investigating the Unexplained

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  1. nivek

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    Here's a write up from the War Zone...

    Tom DeLonge’s Origin Story For To The Stars Academy Describes A Government UFO Info Operation

    By: Tyler Rogoway

    DeLonge is either lying and his company can't be trusted or dark areas of the military-industrial complex had a direct hand in its founding.

    Key players on the To The Stars Academy team—a group with curiously impressive resumes from the military industrial and intelligence complex's highest rungs and darkest corners—are virtually everywhere in the media right now. In what has been one of the most impressive media pushes I have seen in a long time, the group has gone all out in promoting their new show, Unidentified, on the History Channel.

    At the same time, as if right on cue—which isn't all that surprising—huge UFO-related stories have hit the mainstream media. These have included on the record accounts of Navy fighter pilots recently encountering UFOs and an announcement of the service's own rule charges regarding how personnel report these incidents. We have gone in depth on each of these stories in an attempt to cut through the static and get to the truth, or at least the possibilities surrounding what could end up being the truth.

    Yet one of the most fascinating, but seldom-discussed elements of this whole story is how To The Stars Academy Of Arts And Sciences came to be and who the mysterious people were that had a direct hand in making it a reality. Even by its principal founder's own bizarre, yet highly detailed account, which you will read in full in a moment, it sounds far more akin to the making of a tightly controlled government information and psychological operation than the result of a group of highly-qualified people who were interested in accessing new insights on the subject of UFOs.

    Enter Tom DeLonge, the former Blink 182 frontman-turned UFO impresario who is very much the central figure that brought To The Stars Academy to life even though his role in the quasi-research and entertainment corporation has been subdued publicly in the months leading up to the premiere of Unidentified. This has included the removal of some online videos featuring Tom talking about the strange journey that led to the establishment of the company and its impressive roster of advisors, as well as jump-starting its various highly-ambitious initiatives.



    Tom definitely has one of the most fantastic tales you will ever hear as to how this all came to be. He has told the story numerous times with varying degrees of cohesion, hyperbole, and eyebrow-raising claims mixed in. But we have to stress, the nuts and bolts of his account have remained remarkably consistent over the years and we can now say, in a War Zone exclusive, that the narrative seed that anchors Tom's entire yarn is indeed factual.

    This surrounds Tom's claim that an employee party at what we found out to be Lockheed's Skunk Works started it all. This chance opportunity evolved into high-level meetings with top officials from the world's premier bleeding-edge aerospace design firm and catapulted him into a purportedly clandestine world that would make any espionage thriller writer blush. This confirmation doesn't come from undisclosed sources, but directly from Skunk Works itself.

    This is the official statement the Skunk Works gave The War Zone regarding Tom's early engagement with the company nearly a half-decade ago and the circumstances surrounding it:
    This admission is remarkable as it heavily lends truth to the rest of Tom's remarkable story.

    After the meetings at the Skunk Works, Tom claims to have met with top officials at NASA, the Air Force, the U.S. intelligence apparatus, and the highest rungs of U.S. politics, all of who worked cooperatively to provide him with a highly qualified team of deeply entrenched government insiders to help direct his efforts and to supply him with what can only be considered amazing information. That information would be doled out piece by tiny piece and the release of it to the public would be tightly controlled under strict terms.

    Tom elaborates on his pitch to the powers that be in which he notes the military industrial complex has been painted in a very bad light over the years, with its image being degraded massively within the public sphere, and especially among millennials. He went on to explain how he and the entity he wanted to create could change these perceptions and even help with plausible deniability as the information he was given slowly trickled forward. Amazingly, DeLonge says that the officials that agreed to help him thought that the timing was just right for this type of very suspicious arrangement.

    In all, one can easily, if not undeniably read his own story as the government assembling a novel non-governmental information platform that sits somewhere between credible and questionably credible and that can work to directly mold the public's perception of the UFO phenomena and defense-industrial complex.

    It would be easy to disregard Tom's story due to a number of factors, including an avalanche of fantastical claims regarding paranormal issues, including UFOs, that he has made over the years. One particularly unfortunate interview with Joe Rogan could be enough in of itself for some to walk away from all of Tom's claims. But for the purposes of this piece, we won't get into those statements as the cold hard truth is that the very entity and group of advisors Tom said he was assembling under far-fetched circumstances years ago has indeed materialized to an equally fantastical degree. In fact, many of the people he didn't name directly in interviews dating back to 2015 have now been publicly disclosed or sit directly on his council, and they are impressive folks indeed.

    Like a punk rock King Arthur of the UFO community that is supported by a round table of extremely qualified people that have mountains of credibility and professional connections in their quivers, DeLonge, his team, and a group of fresh UFO-obsessed enthusiasts, filmmakers, bloggers, and commentators have turned the long laughed at UFO community on its head. As it sits now, it can't be denied that their collective work has thrust the UFO issue from the laughing stock of fringe science and tin-foil hat culture into the headlines of the mainstream media. But, and this is a very big but, whose narrative are we really hearing? According to Tom's own account, it is one that was dictated by the deepest and darkest power brokers within the defense industrial complex, not independent research and sourcing. And what are these people's true goals if that is indeed the case?

    Really, that doesn't matter all that much for the aims of this exposé, because even if all the info provided to DeLonge is true and his council of insiders has honest motives, then we are still talking about To The Stars Academy Of Arts And Sciences being at least partially built by the government and its agents. The company's board of advisors alone underscores this. Some just left the government or the defense industry to join DeLonge, which can be considered highly curious in itself, and a number of these individuals are still working as contractors for the government on highly sensitive matters and hold substantial security clearances.

    So, this is where an inconvenient paradox lies. If we are to believe the word of the founder and kingpin of To The Stars Academy and the products it is creating and the information it is conveying, then we are talking about at least having to deal with the reality that the government and top officials from the government had a direct hand in bringing the entity to life. And, judging by To The Stars Academy's roster alone, it still has at least an indirect influence in its ongoing operations. Regardless of if all this was done for disinformation purposes, or conversely for disclosure purposes, or some other reasons that remain unclear, a simple fact remains unchanged—the narrative we are being fed comes from, or at least came from, Uncle Sam.

    On the other hand, if Tom is not to be believed and his detailed accounts are false, it brings into question the veracity of anything To The Stars Academy does, including its television show that is not an independent documentary, it is their wholly edited narrative alone.


    With this being said, we now do know that Tom isn't lying on the basics of how this all started, at least when it comes to meeting with Skunk Works officials. Other independent evidence exists that also supports his claims long after they were initially made. Some of that evidence is noted within Tom's story below. In fact, today one of the Skunk Works' top engineers and executives—Steve Justice, Skunk Works' Aerospace Division Director up until a short time ago—is now a top player and paid employee on Tom's team.

    We do have to note that the Skunk Works has made it clear to us that Justice and his projects at To The Stars Academy, which supposedly includes building exotic propulsion systems and flying machines—a highly questionable proposition in itself—have nothing to do with the Skunk Works and the two entities are not partnered in any way.

    The only way for you to understand just how explosive Tom's To The Stars Academy origin story is, is to consume it whole yourself. A portion of one interview in particular, by someone I think is among of the best interviewers around, George Knapp, occurred in March of 2016 on Coast To Coast AM. At this critical time, Tom was in the process of building a multi-platform information and entertainment company that focuses on so-called paranormal issues and, in particular, the disclosure of the existence of UFOs—this would become To The Stars Academy Of Arts And Sciences.

    During this same period, Tom's fiction book Sekret Machines, was just about to hit the shelves and he was already well on his way to what sounds like one of the world's most surreal business startup adventures. Of all the interviews I have heard with Tom where he recounts this story, this is the clearest and came at a moment when a more sanitized and corporate-influenced narrative wouldn't have been in place.


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  2. Thomas R. Morrison

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    For some reason he buried the most interesting statement at the end in Addendum 2:

    "ADDENDUM 2
    The following is an extract from a talk by Jacques Vallee.
    1min 26secs [Note: that should state 1hour 26 minutes]. Speaking of reengineered materials. “For example, there is an element that has five isotopes, known isotopes, in different abundance. In the sample we have, two of the isotopes are not present, and the other three are present at 33%; 33%; 33%. The only thing that can happen is if somebody has separated the isotopes and reintroduced them into an alloy for some reason that we can’t fathom what that reason would be…Not ready to publish yet…we need to redo it…”

    (Source: Thomas R Morrison pointed me to

    Which is episode 241 Grimerica talks ufology for the 21st century with Dr Jacques Vallee. Uploaded 15 September 2017.)"


    Regarding the bismuth-magnesium samples and the ADAM Project, I thought that Dr. Reiter's analysis was pretty persuasive at first, but after deeper consideration I had to admit that it's inconclusive for several reasons.

    1.) We can't be sure yet whether the sample that has them so excited is in fact the LMH sample.

    2.) My read on the situation is that Tom DeLonge prematurely spilled the beans about some actual anomalous lab test results that Puthoff et al. discovered in the course of their AATIP analyses, which is why he was instantly replaced as TTSA spokesman by Luis Elizondo (this was a smart move imo). So if they actually did detect GR effects in an exotic metamaterial sample, that trumps all other considerations.

    3.) If the LMH sample is a product of the Betterton-Krohl process, then why haven't we seen an equivalent sample exhibiting the same type of layering, yet? That would end the debate on that sample immediately. Until we see that type of reproduction, we can't confidently conclude that is a Betterton-Krohl process by-product simply because it kinda sorta could be a residue from that process. The Devil's in the details. If the sample exhibits molecular-scale ordering, as has been rumored, then it's not just some kind of industrial residue because such a residue would be amorphous in nature, not geometrically structured like a crystal.

    My patience is wearing thin too, but I still feel like they've found what they were looking for, and just haven't announced it yet for some reason. So I'm still waiting for the empirical lab data: that's what matters, and that's all that's ever mattered. I can't fathom why they didn't reveal their findings in the miniseries; that seems like a bad move imo.

    Btw, I don't think that TTSA paid for Unidentified; I assume that The History Channel paid for it.
     
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  3. nivek

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    That is very interesting about the isotopes, I would love to read the data on that material, wish we had more data in public hands now...I really thought by now TTSA would have provided some data and/or proof in regards to these meta-materials alleged to be in their possession...Today Tom Delonge posts on twitter that everyone should trust him and 'his' team and trust in the work they are doing but failed to mention if or when something substantial was going to be presented...Now is the right time to release something credible as a show of good faith and also because they are seeking more investors, they could probably get a flood of money if they released some credible data or some kind of credible proof of what they possess...Yes the details are extremely important, if and when they do release the lab data I hope for their sake its Accurate, Precise, and True...

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  4. Double Nought Spy

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    I think that bit about the isotopes is one of the things that piqued our interest several months ago. I was willing to give them the time they asked for since it seemed reasonable and it's a really big deal if they have what they keep saying they have. That was before the underwhelming TV show though, and now they are being vague and not very convincing. They keep trying to dance around the sources of these materials, and not unequivocally stating they have nothing to do the the Art & Linda dog and pony show is not helping. If some of the material is from the Art's Parts Collection, then they need to say so and then explain why they are included in the study. It seems there were some interesting things turned up about them in the past, so I'm open minded but come on.

    The fact that some of this is starting to slightly resemble the Bigfoot DNA fiasco of a few years ago does not affect my feelings on the TTSA efforts. Nope. Not at all. :Whistle:
     
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  6. pigfarmer

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    After much ado I bet it's a Baby Ruth
     
  7. nivek

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    Give at least a breadcrumb of data worthy of investment and I think they would have no financial worries...

     
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  8. Standingstones

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    Do tell!! It would be nice to know the names of some of the companies. Even just a couple to whet our appetites.
     
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    The Pentagon UFO Program and Luis Elizondo’s Elusive Credentials

    Our readers here, and those who pay attention to UFO matters in general are certainly aware of the headline making news regarding the formerly, secret Pentagon UFO program, designated the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP). At the same time, most are also aware of the controversy surrounding Luis Elizondo’s credentials, or more accurately, lack thereof—confirming that he in fact headed the program.

    There are many moving parts re the Pentagon UFO program and its disclosure; however, the first big takeaway is eyewitness accounts by Navy pilots, engaging a bi-medium, operational craft of unknown origin (UFO and USO in simpler terms) performing aeronautical and subaqueous feats far beyond the (known) capabilities of man-made vehicles. The eyewitness accounts in part, are supported by FLIR video, radar, sonar and ancillary witnesses aboard ship. Moreover, the origin of the videos has been authenticated by the Navy.

    The next significant fact is that the government was (is) once again running a covert investigation re UFOs/UAPs.

    Barring a grandiose conspiracy perpetrated by the military, assuming the a fore mentioned accounts of these craft are accurate, then what we have is the greatest story of the millennia. To be clear, the notion that man (perhaps our adversaries) has secretly, taken a technological leap which has resulted in the creation of anti-gravity, physics defying, hybrid vehicles is mind-bending—it would (will) change the world as we know it. This could only be topped by one thing—that is if they’re not ours (man-made).


    (much much more on the link...)

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  10. humanoidlord

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    yes, its an older image of the same sample LMH had, also what happened to @Thomas R. Morrison 's claims that they would reveal everthing in the show?
     
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  11. humanoidlord

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    tom himself confirmed it was
    on this i have to agree, though i think they should focus in the samples with anomalous isotopes
     
  12. Spaceman spiff

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    Im more intrested in those that Vallee has talked about.
     
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    Does this mark a new direction for TTSA?
     
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    It doesn't make sense to me, they provide what appears to be an arbitrary link of general content instead of a link containing more information on the subject...Tom DeLonge posted a similar tweet basically with the same content...

     
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  17. Thomas R. Morrison

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    That can't be right. They just announced that they recently acquired the LMH samples, but they were excited about something they had found with the ADAM Project at the SCU Conference nearly five months ago.

    It's frustrating to wait this long but the only logical position at this point is neutrality, because we still have zero empirical evidence to support the significance/insignificance of their materials analyses. They'll have to release something about this sooner than later, and once they do I look forward to scrutinizing it rigorously because a strong case can be made that the technology surrounding this topic holds even greater potential for global change than the issue of intelligent alien life visiting our planet, and I would think that a piece of alien tech would be pretty easy to discern from something as trivial as industrial by-product slag and other predominantly amorphous materials.

    Absolutely. It's difficult to imagine that any piece of a genuinely anomalous material would have the same isotopic ratios as any terrestrial product. And it seems to be an inescapable assumption that any material which could manipulate spacetime in a manner required to explain AAV performance characteristics would have to couple the nuclear wavefunction to the bulk properties of the material, and I can imagine no way to do that without strategically placing specific isotopes with high precision at regular, specific locations within an ordered lattice.
     
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  18. Spaceman spiff

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    Im not putting much faith into that LMH stuff, hasnt that been debunked? Why are they bringing it up again? Ive heard its been tested in other places, and that they found its terrestrial.

    If they have found something new or they have other intresting materials, im all ears. But they better start bringing them out soon.
     
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  19. pigfarmer

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    res ipsa loquitur

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  20. Thomas R. Morrison

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    I haven't seen any empirical evidence that indicates that "Art's Parts" are exceptional in any way, and they've been out there for over 20 years now. I think we'd have to see the results of a microstructural analysis before we can be certain that they're insignificant residue or some such, so I wouldn't say they've been definitively debunked - at least not yet anyway. But it seems to me that making any device with layers of magnesium would be a great way to insure that it goes up like a Roman candle the moment somebody throws a match at it.

    The fact that Dr. Puthoff and Lue Elizondo were excited about some of the ADAM Project findings five months ago seems to point to something important they found with a completely different material. But right now that's merely a rumor that we've heard via Deep Prasad.

    If I read pigfarmer's cryptic comment right, then the fact that they're touting the LMH samples while simultaneously raising money again, seems to indicate an element of bad faith or at least gross negligence. Perhaps. I don't like to form conclusions based on innuendo or implication though; hard evidence provides a much stronger standard. And they're going to have to release that kind of evidence sooner than later.
     
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