In the early 1960's NASA discovered a vast and advanced civilization on the Moon with their first space probes. While this civilization was able to shield itself from all Earth-based visual detection devices, President Kennedy's speech from 1961 that declared the intent to "Put a man on the Moon and return him safely to the Earth" was not designed as a space race with the Soviet Union, but to secretly establish contact with this newly discovered civilization. This discovery was classified and false images from the Moon were transmitted during all the Apollo missions. When the Earth mission of this new civilization was discovered, political forces demanded that President Nixon end manned missions to the Moon in 1972. First World commences in the year 2018 when the Chinese government announces it is making its first manned mission to the Moon within 24 hours. What does this civilization represent? Why was it covered up? Who knows about its existence? What is their mission? And what ...
The Revelation of Mankind
21 February 2009 (UK)
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The space vehicle that China launches is called Tsien One. It was named after China's Tsien Hsue-shen who was a major figure in the space programs of both the People's Republic of China and the United States. See more
Do you think they can do it?
Secretary of State Elisabeth Seward
If they don't, the Soviets probably will. But we have time.
Time isn't the issue. Discovery is one thing, but our mission is quite another.