Zetas RIGHT Again! An Ever-Expanding Archive of ZetaTalk Accuracy.


ZetaTalk Accuracy


Since the genesis of the ZetaTalk saga in 1995, a growing army of  ZT fans have pointed out the countless occassions where the Zeta responses, replying to inquisitive Humans and speaking to a myriad of subjects, are later proven to be correct.

ZetaTalk is always gaining credibility, as the Zeta predictions repeatedly come to pass, and are continually proven Accurate...

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2001 Predictions
Airforce One Flyover
Airplane Crashes
Animal Illness
Annunaki Gold
Antartica Ice Fractures,
Anthrax Attack
Area 51
Asteroid Threat
Atlantic Rift,
Attack on America,
Australian Artifacts
Bank Freeze
Bank Supports
Bee Colony Collapse
Big Bang/Black Holes
Billy Meier
Bin Laden
Bird Flu Pandemic,
Blaming the Sun
Brazilian Roswell
Brown Dwarf,
Bush Clone,
Bush Insanity,
Bush Decapitation
Cataclysm Masks
Cattle Mutilations
Cell Evolution
Centrifugal Force
China as Investor
China Threats
Chinese Pyramids
Clinton Demise,
Columbia Shuttle,
Comet Behavior
Comet Origin
Cover-up Increase
Cover-up Crack,

Crane Collapse
Crash at Kecksburg

Crop Circles

Crop Circle Video

Crop Failures
Dark Matter
Deflecting Asteroids

Deformed Frogs
Devil's Triangle
Dinosaur Dieoff
Discovery Shuttle,
Dogon Tribe
Domino Quakes
Dr. Reed
Early Man
Earth Core,
Earth Hum,
Earth Plates
Earth Plate Movement
Earthquake Reports
Earthquake Quickening
Earth Torque
Earth Twin

Earth Wobble
Easter Island
Ebola Spread
Economic Collapse
Face on Mars
Faked Terrorism
Faster than Light
Flying Triangles
Fossett Disappearance
Frog Populations
Giant Hominoids
Global Warming
Gonzales Resignation
GPS Failure,
Great Pyramids
Hale Bopp
High Tides
Human Combustion
Hurricanes, Atypical
Imploding Building
Iowa Floods,
Israel Aggression
Jet Stream Changes


John, Jr.

JP Morgan

Lebanon Invasion
List to Left
Iran Invasion
Iran Oil
Loch Ness
Magma Slam
Magnetic Field
Magnetic Whamy
Magnetic Trimesters
Mammoth Lake,
Marilyn Monroe
Mars Exploration
Mars Water
Martial Law
May 5 2000

Melting Poles
Memphis Bridge
Meteor Upticks
Military Rebellion
Mississippi Bridges
MJ12 Documents
Moon Base,
Moon Cities
Moon Plume
Moon Rotation
Moon Swirls
N America Bowing
Neanderthal Man
New Land
Newman's Machine
Newton's Laws
Ocean Rebound
Ocean Vortex
Omnipotent Krlll
Orbit Halt
Pakistan Sinking
Permafrost Melt
Philadelphia Experiment
Planet X
Planet X Denial

Planet X Gravity,
Planet X Triangulation
Pole Shift Equator

Probe Behavior

Red Rain Microbes

Red Sea Stretch
Repulsion Force

Russian Overflights
Santilli Tapes
Satellite Failure
Saudi Takeover
Sea Level Rise
Seaway Rip
Shroud of Yurin
Sighting Aliens
Slowing Rotation,
Social Security
Solar Reversals
Solar System Magnetism
Starvation Denial
Stretch Zones
Summer Snowstorms

Sun Binary
Sun Scald,
Suppressing Word
Swine Flu
Syria Strike
Triangular UFO,
Troops Home
UFO Increase
UK Food and Mouth
Volcano Uptick
Vote Fraud 
Wandering Planets
Warm Winters
Waves, Monstrous
Weather Changes
Weather Swings
Weather Predictions
Work Camps
Worldwide Infertility



...and more to come...



Previous Posts, Some Live and Updated Frequently, Relevant to this Topic:

Antarctic Ice: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/deep-water-currents-causin...

Autism: http://poleshift.ning.com/forum/topics/zetas-right-again-this-time

Chinese Bullet Trains: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/zetas-right-again-chinese-...

Comet Elenin: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/attack-piece-on-zetatalknancy

Indisputable Crop Failure (Frequently Updated): http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/crop-failure-a-growing-rea...


Depression Denial: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/usas-real-jobless-rate-zetas


More EARTHQUAKES Worldwide! (Frequently Updated): http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/earthquakes-worldwide

Earth Wobble Indicators : http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/zetas-right-again-earth-wo...

Ever-Increasing Fireballs (Frequently Updated): http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/fireballs-on-the-rise

Food Prices: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/food-price-on-the-rise

Insurance Company Losses: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/huge-insurance-claims

Magnetic Trimesters: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/magnetic-trimesters

Mars had Water: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/mars-had-water-zetas-right...

Satellite Shutdown: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/europe-s-envisat-satellite..., http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/german-plunging-satellite-...,


Speed of Light: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/re-planet-x-inbound-speed-...

Strange Sounds (Frequently Updated): http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/strange-sounds-earthquake-...

Undersea Cable Breakage: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/undersea-data-cables-linki...

USGS Shenanigans: http://poleshift.ning.com/forum/topics/caught-usgs-lowering-earthqu...



Venus Transit: http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/venus-transit-june-5th-6th...,


Wobble Weather (Frequently Updated): http://poleshift.ning.com/profiles/blogs/earth-wobble-watch


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ZT Newsletter, or Ning archives.



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Comment by Mark on January 22, 2016 at 8:51am

Jesus 'married Mary Magdalene and had children', according to ancient manuscript


Jesus married Mary Magdalene and had children, according to a manuscript almost 1,500 years old unearthed at the British Library.

The so-called “Lost Gospel”, which has been translated from Aramaic, allegedly reveals the startling new allegations, according to The Sunday Times.

Professor Barrie Wilson and writer Simcha Jacobovic spent months translating the text, which they claim states Jesus had two children and the original Virgin Mary was Jesus’s wife and not his mother.

Many experts have downplayed the biblical figure’s historical importance but, according to the translators of the new gospel, she is of much greater significance than previously thought.

Mary Magdalene already features in the existing gospels and is present at many of the important moments recorded in Jesus’s life.

“The Lost Gospel” is not the first to claim that Jesus married Mary Magdalene.

Both Nikos Kazantzakis in his 1953 book “The Last Temptation of Christ” and, more recently, Dan Brown in “The Da Vinci Code” made the same allegation.

Further revelations from the book, including the names of Jesus's children, will be released on Wednesday.

The publisher, Pegasus, has confirmed the press conference will go ahead as planned.



SOZT  -  Da Vinci did indeed know the truth about the life of Jesus, being omitted from the Bible. We have stated in the past that Jesus was not a virgin, not a celebate man, and had the same desires as a normal man, and indeed married a young woman in her early teens, a situation so common as to be the norm in the culture and times. He had children, almost half a dozen, primarily girls as his marital relations were frequent and he took care to include his wife in sexual arousal, being a conscientious and caring husband. Was his wife Mary Magdalene, ever present during his life and at the foot of his cross during his death, along with his mother? Yes. Did Jesus die on the cross? Yes, as the rule was to not remove a man from crucifixion until death was certain. Did his wife and children then move to France and become part of the aristocracy? They of course escaped the area, fearing reprisals, but had no need nor means to travel that far. His blood line, mere DNA not at all related to his spiritual nature, is irrelevant. They disbursed, married and had children, and were simply genetic code, just human, not bearing his depth of spirit.  -  EOZT

Comment by Shaun Kazuck on January 14, 2016 at 12:41pm


Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell Says Aliens Prevented Nuclear War O...

Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to ever step foot on the moon, has recently disclosed information that some may find unbelievable or rather improbable.

Comment by Stanislav on January 11, 2016 at 9:29pm

Bloggers suspect that Dmitry Medvedev replaced his double Google translate

And the wife of the Prime Minister somewhere "disappeared" ...

In the Russian segment of the Internet is set to discuss a number of bloggers around the posts that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reportedly had disappeared. They compared the video of his New Year's speeches and came to the conclusion that the last time we spoke instead of the Prime Minister of his double.

"Well, not so flaunt it did not like the person in the image of prime minister Dmitry Medvedev" - lamented one of the bloggers on his personal website.

Following is a video presentation Dmitry dated December 31, 2014, when he congratulated the Russians on the upcoming 2015, and then the video of December 31, 2015, when he congratulated the New Year of 2016.

In the last image, noticed bloggers, Dmitry Medvedev has some small furrows on the forehead, while the other video and photos do not.

Set to "substitute" head of government blogger also notes that have not appeared in public, and the wife of the Prime Minister, Svetlana Medvedev.

At the same time, the official website of the Russian government published photographs of the Prime Minister, who attended the Christmas service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. And if you look at the official reports of news agencies, they are told that, for example, January 7 Medvedev and Prime Minister Karim Masimov on the phone to discuss bilateral economic cooperation. A January 8 Medvedev signed a decree on the establishment Friazino special economic zone "Istok" technology development. There are no official reports that the unknown whereabouts of the Russian Prime Minister was not.

I should add that among bloggers from different countries has long been a fun look for inconsistencies in the images of well-known politicians and stars in the photos and videos. Source: mk.ru

Internet blew up a photo, Medvedev's double in Sochi Google translate

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev did not hesitate to send for training, which was held by VV Putin, his double. This is evidenced by the photos.

Internet users clearly discuss the fact that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev sent instead his double in Sochi. And President Putin has not trained with the prime minister and his double, transfers Joinfo.ua.

According to the network immediately shattered the news that Prime Minister Medvedev seriously ill and that he deliberately sent his place in Sochi, his double.

Photo exercise of Putin and Medvedev clearly discussed in the network, but now users have noticed a strange feature: that Medvedev, who came to Putin - a slimmer and more of the president. And this can not be, since the growth of Prime Minister less than the head of Russia - 162 cm against 170 cm. And in the photo turned out quite the opposite.

Yes and harmony Prime Minister went around the president. And not just the president, but also himself. Netizens have compared the "belly" of the real Medvedev with a slender torso of a man who came to Putin in Sochi.

Not premenulis joke and cartoonists on the subject.

In general, we offer you to see a small gallery, and draw your own conclusions. Source: joinfo.ua

Comment by Mark on January 5, 2016 at 10:05am

Didn't expect to see such a candid report int he MSM:

JFK 'was murdered by CIA after demanding spooks release top secret UFO files'


President John F Kennedy was murdered by the CIA after demanding the agency release top secret UFO files, it has been claimed.

Kennedy was infamously shot dead while travelling in an open-topped car through the centre of Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963.

His death sent shockwaves around the world and has spawned dozens of conspiracy theories.

But in perhaps the most spectacular revelation to date, UFO expert Scott C Waring claims the president sent a letter to the head of the CIA only 10 days before he was killed.

Copies of the letter were posted by Waring on his website, UFO Sightings Daily.

He said the president also visited Nasa's base at Cape Canaveral in Florida four after sending the memo, the Daily Star reports .

In the letter JFK apparently asks for the CIA to detail everything it knows about UFO sightings.

The letter said: "It would be very helpful if you would have the high threat cases reviewed with the purpose of identification of bona fide as opposed to classified CIA and USAF sources.

"It is important that we make a clear distinction between the knowns and unknowns in the event the Soviets try to mistake our extended cooperation as a cover for intelligence gathering of their defence and space programs.

"I would like you to arrange a program of data sharing with NASA where unknowns are a factor."

The president is also claimed to have sent a letter to Nasa requesting that the agency cooperate with the Soviets on the issue of UFOs.

Waring suggests JFK was worried the Soviets might mistake UFOs over Russia for UFO spy planes.



President John F. Kennedy was killed under orders of MJ12 as he was threatening to tell the American public the truth about Roswell. JFK was of the opinion that the public would accept the fact of the alien presence without undue panic, but in those days MJ12 was still affronted with the personalities and actions of the Service-to-Self aliens that the CIA, as an arm of MJ12, continually made alliances with. JFK believed in the strength of the human spirit, in its ability to sort things out, and in any case felt the public had the right to know what they were facing. The CIA wanted the knowledge they hoped to get from the Service-to-Self aliens who were playing them along, and they wanted this knowledge for themselves and themselves only. Thus, they used their influence with MJ12, which in those days was considerable, to press for JFK's assassination, which they were allowed to implement when the order was finally given.

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Comment by SongStar101 on October 7, 2015 at 9:59am

Looks like Zetas Right Again!  Are scientists finally admitting Zetas are right on this topic just before the Announcement?  Scientists have discovered the link between the Extinction of Dinosaurs via microorganisms as the Zetas said years ago.  This discovery is HUGE,  almost right out of the infamous Jurassic Park movie scene where they visioned cloning Dinos! 

Amber encases a flea infected 20 million years ago with bubonic plague-type bacteria


Closely related ancestors of the bacteria that cause the bubonic plague may be millions of years older than the 14th century, when the disease devastated Asia and killed more than half of Europe’s population. And diseases like it, borne by insects, may have played a role in the mass extinctions of dinosaurs, a researcher says.

Dr. George Poinar Jr., an entomologist at Oregon State University in the United States has possibly identified a previously unknown strain of the plague bacteria. The fossilized bacteria are preserved on a flea encased in amber. If the bacteria do belong to the bubonic plague, then at 20 million years, they are the oldest known evidence for that disease.

Poinar, who specializes in specimens caught in amber, says if the fossilized bacteria are related to the plague’s Yersinia pestis bug, the disease predates the human race and traveled around much of the world.

“If this is an ancient strain of Yersinia, it would be extraordinary,” Poinar said in a news release from Oregon State University. “It would show that plague is actually an ancient disease that no doubt was infecting and possibly causing some extinction of animals long before any humans existed. Plague may have played a larger role in the past than we imagined.”

Poinar has found that flea-like insects in non-amber stone fossils date to the time of the dinosaurs and may have played a role in the dinosaurs’ extinction.

The bacteria on the flea trapped in amber



In the main, evolving life falls because of the tiniest enemy, microorganisms which are likewise constantly evolving. Microorganisms have more flexibility than larger animals and greater mobility than plants. They can change hosts if their original host is not available. They have fewer factors to deal with. Where a large animal must only breath air or water but most often not both, and locate and eat non-poisonous food in sufficient quantity to sustain its bulk, and find a mate and then carry and rear the young - microorganisms have an easier time of it all around. They can survive in water or air, most often, eat most anything at hand, divide to produce young and all in a day. What we are telling you is that the dinosaurs did not die because their food source failed to grow due to the gloom from dust thrown up from a meteor impact, nor did small mammals chew up their eggs faster than they could hatch. They died because they were genetically related, and were thus similarly susceptible to the same microorganisms. The killer is no longer recognizable, having mutated long, long ago into another path altogether. 

Comment by Kris H on July 28, 2015 at 11:51pm
Russia may start giving away land in Far East for free to Russian citizens. Proof of trying to get their population to the safer lands of the Far East.

Comment by Yvonne Lawson on July 11, 2015 at 4:11pm

Mystery of Kazakhstan's 'Sleepy Hollow' disease tracked to uranium mine

A closed uranium mine was pinpointed as the culprit behind the outbreaks of a mysterious sleep-inducing disease that has plagued the residents of two villages in Kazakhstan since 2013.

“The cause of the disease... has been established. It's carbon monoxide,” said Deputy Prime Minister Berdybek Saparbayev. “There used to be a uranium mine in the area, which is now closed. Occasionally it released carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon [sic, presumably methane] in high concentrations... That is when these 'sleepy disease' outbreaks happened.”

Villagers at Kalachi and Krasnogorsky, which stand roughly 600 meters apart, started complaining about strange onsets of sleepiness, nausea and hallucinations in March 2013. Doctors had trouble diagnosing the disease that affected about one in 10 people.

The abandoned uranium mine was on the locals' radar ever since the disease came, although they thought radiation rather than toxic gas was the cause. RT's crew, when it was shooting a documentary about the mystery of the Kazakh 'Sleepy Hollow', did indeed find high levels of radiation near the mine, but not in Kalachi itself.

The conclusion of the Kazakh researchers was independently confirmed in Moscow and Prague, Saparbayev said. The local authorities decided to move both villages to a safer location.

Krasnogorsky used to be a mining town with a population of 6,500, and had provided uranium ore for the Soviet nuclear industry since the 1960s. The town’s population dwindled to 130 after the mine was closed in early 1990s. Kalachi has some 600 residents.

Source:  http://rt.com/news/273121-sleepy-disease-mystery-solved/

and here is the ZetaTalk link on 'Sleepy Hollow' from December 2014


We have described the route for a new seaway that will rip up into the Eurasian Plate during the Pole Shift, along the lowlands just to the west of Afghanistan and Pakistan and up toward the lowlands to the east of the Ural Mountains. One can see from a relief map that the direct route runs through Kazakhstan, and runs through Sleepy Hollow.  There is a deep rift through the mountains there, where the land is pulling apart, as can be seen by the methane explosion near Yekaterinburg in November. The route of the new seaway is scripted by the rock formations, primarily running inland along low lands and rivers which, as we have explained, are sagging weak points in the crust. 

It is clear that Uranium exists below Sleepy Hollow, due to prior mining in the town. It is not the sealed mines that make the air above troublesome, it is the tearing and pulling apart of the rock layers. Uranium has a paramagnetic quality, so that it participates in a field when under the influence of an external magnetic field such as is inherent in the charged tail of Planet X. The tail wafts over Sleepy Hollow and the magnetic field iscompounded by the presence of Uranium particles pulled into the swirl. This is a heightened, though temporary field that basically blasts anyone nearby. It is reported that the sleepiness strikes when the winds come from the mines and the river and the air is stormy and cloudy. 

We have reported a type of human sickness caused by the electromagnetic blast from this charged tail. The symptoms are being dizzy and wobbly and fainting, precisely what is being reported in Sleepy Hollow. Those affected reported that medical tests could find nothing wrong, and the person recovered without lingering effects. Russia should consider moving those in Sleepy Hollow to a location not affected by this maelstrom, as it will not ease until the Pole Shift when the residents will find themselves along a new seaway. In the meantime, their faints and drunken stagger is likely to continue, and even worsen.

Comment by Moderating Staff on June 28, 2015 at 7:48am

Comment by Ryan X 12 hours ago

Zetatalk confirmed again in recent news. 

RE:  Plasma elements to magnetosphere.  

Australian student confirms that giant plasma tubes are floating ab...

ZetaTalk Chat for December 6, 2014

That mankind has discovered a facet of the Earth’s magnetic field, previously unknown, should not be surprising. Only a few centuries ago, the Flat Earth theory was popular and enforced by the Church. To counter this with facts was to encounter torture and death. Currently creationism is a point of confusion, though it is obvious to a thinking man that BOTH evolution over millions of years and genetic engineering at the hands of angels was involved in mankind’s development of conscious intelligence. Mankind learns new facts and pronounces “we now know” while correcting their former pronouncements.

What is being touted as a force field around Earth, protecting the Earth from solar radiation, is just a facet of a magnetic field. It is not new, and is not something that aliens have constructed to protect mankind. Despite NASA et al planning to use solar eruptions as an excuse for the Earth changes caused by Planet X, the Sun has not cooperated this past decade, being virtually asleep with few sunspots and a relatively calm surface. Does the Earth’s magnetic field protect the Earth from solar radiation? The collision at the “plasma hiss” point would occur closer to the surface without the Earth’s magnetic field, as more than electro-magnetic particles are involved. Humans have auras. Planets have a “plasma hiss”.

Comment by Starr DiGiacomo on June 17, 2015 at 1:31am


Zeta Report Nibiru Tracking

Published on Jun 16, 2015

By tracking Nibiru according to the Zeta coordinates, it was located in 2001, 2002, and 2003 precisely where predicted. No surprise that Google Sky showed it also, along the predicted path. Zetas right again!

Comment by SongStar101 on June 5, 2015 at 5:04am

A resounding 'Zetas right again'!  The elite are bringing together the worlds most clever minds to allow them to colonize Mars.  The biggest enterprise for space exploration in history is underway in Seattle!  This article is also posted in the Elite Exodus blog!


The reality of the alien presence and the reality of Nibiru and its pending passage are not the threat, as these issues are being disclosed at present or in the process of being disclosed. What the elite fear is that their personal plans to abandon the common man and escape to other worlds such as Mars or the Moon will be revealed. This is all disguised as the wealthy funding space exploration, but their motives will be obvious when the announcement occurs.


Billionaires aim for cheaper spaceflight


In the booming commercial space business, ventures founded by tech billionaires Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Paul Allen are reinventing the most expensive aspect - launching spacecraft into orbit.

All three are intent on tapping the Seattle region's aerospace and software talent, and all three speak in visionary terms.

"Earth - this blue planet - in all its beauty, is just our starting point," Amazon chief executive Bezos says on the Blue Origin website. "Now is the time to open the promise of space to all."

In April, Blue Origin successfully tested its New Shepard rocket. It's also partnering with Boeing and Lockheed to design American rocket engines that will replace the current Russian engines on government launches.

Bezos has gathered a 350-strong engineering team at Blue Origin headquarters just outside Seattle.

Serial entrepreneur Musk, who made his fortune as a co-founder of PayPal and reinvented the car at Tesla Motors, formed SpaceX to pursue his ambition to colonize Mars.

Already he has aggressively muscled his way into the heavy rocket market formerly dominated by Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

And SpaceX has just opened an office in the Seattle area where a team expected to grow to hundreds of engineers will design an ambitious satellite constellation.

Chuck Beames, president of Microsoft founder Allen's Vulcan Aerospace, says his boss perceives a business tipping point "analogous to the PC industry in its infancy."

From offices overlooking the stadium where Allen's Seahawks play in the NFL, Vulcan is developing a launch concept quite different from the Blue Origin and SpaceX rockets.

Later this year, it plans to roll out from a hangar in the California desert the biggest airplane ever built, designed to carry a rocket under its wing and shoot it into space from 30,000 feet.

The premise for all three companies is that launch vehicles must be reusable so getting to space becomes dramatically cheaper. That could revolutionize the sector by encouraging startups to develop new space-based applications.

"The key to anything that any space company does is relatively inexpensive access to space," said Marco Caceres, space-industry analyst with the Teal Group. "The moment you see launch costs come down dramatically, you'll see a lot of companies popping up."


Rob Meyerson, who in the 1990s worked at Kistler Aerospace - the reusable-rocket pioneer that went bankrupt after the dot-com bubble killed off its satellite-maker customers - is now president of Bezos' Blue Origin.

Though the company has been very secretive and still won't permit press visits to its facility, Meyerson opened up about some details in an email interview.

He said the company has about 400 employees, including "more than 350 and growing" at its engineering, manufacturing and business headquarters in a 260,000-square-foot facility on 26 acres.

"We're proud to call Washington our home base," Meyerson said.

The rest of the employees are at Blue Origin's remote launch site in West Texas.

In April the company launched the first developmental flight of its New Shepard vehicle, blasting an empty crew capsule capable of holding six people to a test altitude of 58 miles then returning it safely to Earth by parachute.

The plan to land the rocket itself back on the ground near the launch site failed when the hydraulic system lost pressure. Yet Bezos was undeterred, promising in a statement "to fly again soon."

Meyerson said the company is also getting ready for the next step - orbital spaceflight. "We're already designing our orbital launch vehicle that is many times New Shepard's size."

That rocket will be powered by a new Blue Origin engine fueled by a combination of liquid oxygen and liquefied natural gas. In a coup for Bezos, United Launch Alliance, the Boeing/Lockheed space-rocket joint venture, has earmarked that BE4 engine to replace the current Russian engines on its future heavy rocket.

Meyerson touted it as an "all-American rocket engine that will help assure American access to space."

Starting in 2010, Blue Origin received almost $26 million from NASA for work on the agency's space-taxi concept, a project to replace the space shuttle with a vehicle to carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

Since 2013, Blue Origin has been privately funded, though collaboration with NASA continues.

Asked about Blue Origin's ambitions, Meyerson said space tourism is one nearer-term goal.

"Offering the adventure of spaceflight to a new generation of explorers and adventurers is certainly something we're looking forward to," he wrote.

As for future destinations, "we want to go everywhere," Meyerson added. "We're focused on our goal of making spaceflight more affordable and accessible so that one day there are millions of people living and working in space."

Caceres said Blue Origin has made quiet but impressive progress.

"They are for real," he said. "They are probably where SpaceX was six or seven years ago."


Founded in 2002, SpaceX has already slashed the cost of space access.

Caceres said the launch of a Boeing Delta IV Heavy rocket to launch a big military satellite costs $350 million or more. A Lockheed Atlas V launch for smaller payloads costs at least $150 million.

SpaceX, by contrast, lists its Falcon 9 rocket launches at about $70 million, he said.

After Musk dropped a lawsuit attempting to force the issue, the Air Force last month granted SpaceX certification for national-security missions - ending the monopoly on military launch contracts long held by the Boeing/Lockheed joint venture.

"The United Launch Alliance will have to change to survive," Caceres said. "It's not competitive commercially."

Having disrupted the launch business, the ever-moving Musk is now progressing to satellites.

He has talked about initially hiring about 60 engineers for the new Seattle-area office and potentially growing that base to as many as 1,000 within five years.

Musk plans a constellation of more than 4,000 low Earth-orbit satellites that will provide planet-wide broadband Internet access.

If the project progresses to the manufacturing stage, it's likely he'll look for state incentives to locate a factory to build the satellites - just as he did in choosing to manufacture the lithium-ion batteries for his Tesla cars in Nevada.

Still, the engineering work alone is a huge boost for Washington.

Alex Pietsch, who heads Gov. Jay Inslee's office of aerospace, said state officials are "excited at the chance to further diversify the aerospace industry" here.


Vulcan Aerospace's concept is to launch space rockets into orbit from 30,000 feet up.

The idea is to make launches more routine, substituting an airport for a launchpad and costing only as much as the jet fuel to fly two 747s from Seattle to Los Angeles, according to Beames.

Vulcan's giant carrier plane, now taking shape inside a hangar in Mojave, Calif., is called Stratolaunch.

The main structure features twin fuselages - each roughly the size of a 747 jumbo jet.

A huge wing stretches across the top - the wingspan of 385 feet is the length of the Seahawks' home field, including the end zones. The payload-carrying booster rocket will be slung under that wing, between the two fuselages.

The jet's airframe is largely carbon-fiber composite plastic. Janicki Industries - which has expertise in fabricating large, one-off composite structures - had more than 150 people working on providing large pieces of it, Vulcan confirmed.

Stratolaunch's engines, avionics, cockpit and landing gear have been cannibalized from a pair of used 747s.

That provenance highlights the challenges ahead; even test flights of new conventional airliners from Airbus or Boeing usually throw up unwelcome surprises, like the wing-flutter problems that caused unacceptable vibration in early flights of Boeing's 747-8.

With the Stratolaunch's novel shape, Vulcan will almost certainly run into such hard-to-predict issues once the plane flies.

Despite that, Vulcan has used Boeing engineers only as consultants, reflecting a typical tech-industry bias against established players.

"Candidly, I specifically recruit engineers who are not typically cut from the traditional cloth but are more entrepreneurial and less big-company-oriented," said Beames.

That spirit of pioneering innovation comes with risks.

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic suborbital-space-tourism project is based on a precursor to the Stratolaunch concept and operates the technology under license from Vulcan.

The deadly in-flight breakup last October of Virgin's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane - which killed one of the two pilots on board - served as "a cold, hard reminder that this can be a dangerous business," Beames said.

Unlike Blue Origin and SpaceX, privately funded Vulcan hasn't received any government contracts.

Its strategy has already undergone several changes, and right now what will be strapped under that huge wing is not clear.

Originally, SpaceX was to provide the booster rocket; Vulcan then switched to relying on rocket-maker Orbital ATK.

As recently as last fall, Beames spoke about a plan to put a human-crewed spacecraft developed by Sierra Nevada on the tip of the Orbital booster rocket.

But now that human spaceflight plan is shelved, along with Orbital's planned rocket.

Beames said Orbital's rocket "was not hitting the economic sweet spot to generate revenue," so Vulcan has reopened the design plan and is "evaluating over 70 different launch vehicle variants."

This shift won't affect the timetable for flying the carrier plane, he said, but it could mean "maybe a little delay" in the plans to use it to launch spacecraft into orbit.

Launching a manned spacecraft will be even further out, "in 10 years," he said.

Meanwhile, said Beames, Vulcan has decided to diversify beyond the Stratolaunch project by investing in other space companies. It put money into Seattle-based Spaceflight this spring and is actively searching for more candidates.

As for direct Vulcan Aerospace employment, Beames declined to say how many engineers the company has in Seattle but predicted, "It'll likely double in the next year or two."

Though in 2011 Vulcan had said its space unit headquarters would be in Huntsville, Ala., Beames said it's now firmly established here.

"Paul (Allen) wanted a closer, more personal leadership on it," said Beames. "All future work ... will be run out of Vulcan Aerospace here in Seattle."

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