NASA discovered life on Mars 45 years ago, but hid it for political reasons

One of the researchers involved in the Labeled Release (LR) experiment to detect life during NASA’s Viking mission to Mars in 1976 has publicly stated that life on Mars was discovered 45 years ago, although the government still does not admit the truth.

According to Gilbert W. Levin, writing in Scientific American, on July 30, 1976, NASA received test results that showed that life did exist on Mars in the distant past.

At the time, NASA insisted that the mission had not detected real life because no organic matter, which is considered “the essence of life,” had been found. Therefore, NASA declared the mission a failure because it detected only life-like matter.

“Inexplicably, in the 45 years since Viking, none of NASA’s subsequent Mars rovers took a life-detecting instrument with them to test these startling results,” Levin notes, suggesting that NASA never expected to detect life on Mars at all and certainly was not going to tell the public about it if it did.

“Instead, the agency launched a series of missions to Mars to determine whether there was ever a habitable environment there and, if so, to bring samples back to Earth for biological study,” Levin explains.

NASA has long said that its number one priority is the search for alien life. Why, then, has NASA hidden the truth all these years and even gone so far as to prohibit the use of life detection technology on many subsequent space missions?

According to Mike Adams, NASA is a fraudulent pseudoscientific organization that, like the fake media, is in the business of passing off fairy tales as facts while hiding the truth.

“NASA lies constantly, as do other fake media outlets,” Adams writes.

As for NASA’s longstanding cover-up of information about Mars, additional evidence that life did exist on the Red Planet can be found in the fact that surface water has been found there, as well as the supposed carbon footprint of “ancient Martian” civilizations.

“In sum, we have: positive results from a widely used microbiological test; confirmatory answers; duplication of LR results at each of the two Viking sites; repetition of the experiment at two sites; and the failure of a single experiment or theory in 45 years to provide a definitive non-biological explanation for Viking LR results,” Levin concludes.

“What is the evidence against the possibility of life on Mars? The astonishing fact is that there is none. Moreover, laboratory studies have shown that some terrestrial microorganisms can survive and grow on Mars,” he concludes.

“I’m convinced we found evidence of life on Mars in the 1970s.”

The Labeled Release experiment of the Viking mission reported positive results, although most dismissed them as inorganic chemical reactions

We humans can now look deep into the origins of our universe. We have learned much about the laws of nature that govern its seemingly infinite celestial bodies, their evolution, movements, and eventual fate. But, just as remarkably, we have no universally recognized information as to whether other life exists beyond us, or whether we are, as Samuel Coleridge, the ancient navigator, said, “alone, alone, alone, alone, alone on the wide sea!” We have made but one exploration to unravel this primordial mystery. I was fortunate enough to participate in this historic adventure as a participant in the tagged ejection (LR) life detection experiment during NASA’s spectacular Viking mission to Mars in 1976.

On July 30, 1976, LR returned its first results from Mars. Surprisingly, they were positive. As the experiment continued, a total of four positive results were received from the two Viking spacecraft, which landed about 4,000 miles apart, confirmed by five different control signals. The data curves indicated the detection of microbial respiration on the Red Planet. The curves obtained from Mars were similar to the curves obtained in the LR tests of soils on Earth. It seemed that we had answered this main question.

However, when the Viking molecular analysis experiment failed to detect the organic matter that is the essence of life, NASA concluded that the LR detected a substance that mimicked life, but not life. Inexplicably, in the 45 years since Viking, none of NASA’s subsequent Mars rovers had a life-detecting instrument aboard to continue these exciting results. Instead, the agency has launched a series of missions to Mars to determine if there was ever a habitable environment there and, if so, eventually bring samples back to Earth for biological study.

NASA keeps the search for alien life among its highest priorities. On Feb. 13, 2019, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstein said we may find microbial life on Mars. Our country has made a commitment to send astronauts to Mars. Any life there could threaten them and us upon their return. Thus, the question of life on Mars is now in the spotlight.

Life on Mars seemed unlikely. On the other hand, it would take a near miracle for Mars to be sterile. NASA scientist Chris McKay once said that Mars and Earth have been “exchanging saliva” for billions of years. This means that when comets or large meteorites fall on one of the planets, some of the emissions fly off into space. A tiny fraction of this material eventually makes its way to the other planet, possibly infecting it with microbial companions. That some species of terrestrial microorganisms can survive in the Martian environment has been demonstrated in many laboratories. There are even reports of the survival of microorganisms exposed to open space outside the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA’s caveat against direct search for microorganisms ignores the simplicity of a problem solved by Louis Pasteur in 1864. He allowed microbes to contaminate the broth to infuse with hay chaff, after which bubbles of their expiring gas appeared. The bubbles did not appear before the living microorganisms were contained. (Pasteur had previously determined that heating, or pasteurizing, such a substance would kill the microbes.) This elegantly simple test, updated with the replacement of modern microbial nutrients with Pasteur’s hay infusion products, is used daily by health authorities around the world to test drinking water. In this way, billions of people are protected from microbial pathogens.

This standard test was essentially the LR test on Mars, modified by the addition of several nutrients believed to broaden the prospects for success against foreign organisms, and by labeling the nutrients with radioactive carbon. These improvements have made LR sensitive to the very low population of microorganisms assumed on Mars, if any, and have reduced the detection time for terrestrial microorganisms to about one hour. But on Mars, each LR experiment lasted seven days. A Pasteur-like thermal control was added to determine whether the resulting reaction was biological or chemical.

The LR Viking sought to detect and monitor current metabolism, a very simple and foolproof indicator of living microorganisms. Several thousand samples were taken, both before and after the Viking, with terrestrial soils and microbial cultures, both in the laboratory and under extreme natural conditions. Not a single false positive or false negative result was obtained. This convincingly confirms the reliability of the LR Mars data, despite the fact that its interpretation is controversial.

In addition to direct evidence of life on Mars from the Viking spacecraft, evidence supporting the existence of microbial life on Mars has been obtained by Viking, subsequent Mars missions and discoveries on Earth:

– Surface water, sufficient to support microorganisms, was found on Mars by the Viking, Pathfinder, Phoenix, and Curiosity spacecraft;
Ultraviolet (UV) activation of Martian surface material did not trigger an LR reaction as originally thought: a sample taken from beneath the UV-protecting rock was just as LR-active as surface samples;

-Scientists at Curiosity have found complex organics on Mars, possibly kerogen, that may have biological origins;

– Phoenix and Curiosity found evidence that the ancient Martian environment may have been habitable.

– The excess of carbon-13 over carbon-12 in the Martian atmosphere is evidence of biological activity that prefers to absorb the latter;

– The Martian atmosphere is in a nonequilibrium state: its CO2 should have long ago been converted to CO by solar ultraviolet light; thus, CO2 is reduced, possibly by microorganisms, as on Earth;
Earth’s microorganisms have survived in space outside the ISS;
Ejecta containing viable microbes probably arrive on Mars from Earth;

– Methane has been measured in the Martian atmosphere; Microbial methanogens may be the source;

– The rapid disappearance of methane from the Martian atmosphere requires a sink, possibly supplied by methanotrophs, which may coexist with the methanogens on the Martian surface;

– On the Martian surface, ghostly moving lights resembling terrestrial phantoms, which form when methane ignites spontaneously, have been videotaped;

– formaldehyde and ammonia, each possibly indicative of biology, are said to be in the Martian atmosphere;

– An independent analysis of the complexity of the positive LR signal determined it to be biological;

– A six-channel spectral analysis by the Viking imaging system showed that the terrestrial lichen and the green patches on the Martian rocks had identical color, saturation, hue and intensity;

– The worm-like feature was in the image taken by Curiosity;

– Large structures resembling Earth’s stromatolites (formed by microorganisms) were found by Curiosity; statistical analysis of their complex characteristics showed a less than 0.04 percent chance that the similarity was due only to chance;

Not a single factor unfavorable to life was detected on Mars.

In sum, we have: positive results from a widely used microbiological test; positive responses from strong and diverse controls; duplication of LR results at each of the two Viking sites; repetition of the experiment at two sites; and the failure in over 43 years of no experiment or theory to provide a definitive non-biological explanation for Viking’s LR results.

What is the evidence against the possibility of life on Mars? The astonishing fact is that there is none. Furthermore, laboratory studies have shown that some terrestrial microorganisms could survive and grow on Mars.

After the discovery of life on Mars in 1976 and its silence, NASA banned life detection experiments to hide the truth from the world

Yes, there is life on Mars, and NASA has known it for four decades. Their own experiment with the Viking lander confirmed the presence of life on Mars, but instead of sharing this groundbreaking discovery with the world, NASA chose to bury the truth and hide the scientific data for decades.

But within hours, NASA hid the results and hushed up the case, claiming that the mass spectrometry instrument detected no life at all.

NASA banned any experiments that could confirm the presence of life on Mars.

Since that day, NASA has banned experiments to detect life on Martian missions in order to continue the scientific fraud. “Inexplicably, in the 45 years since Viking, none of NASA’s subsequent Mars rovers have taken the life detection instrument with them to continue these exciting results.

In truth, NASA is a fraudulent “scientific” organization that for four decades has promoted the false narrative that there is no life on Mars. The cover-up has been well coordinated and aggressively enforced. And since individuals cannot visit Mars and see for themselves, no one can prove that NASA has been lying all these years,” Levin writes.

But now new evidence is emerging that NASA has been blatantly lying all along… not only about microbial life on Mars, but even about the existence of a Martian atmosphere capable of supporting life.

In 2019, corporate media began reporting that NASA would send a reconnaissance helicopter to Mars as part of a 2020 mission. The helicopter, mentioned by NASA Administrator Bridenstein, is a twin-screw, solar-powered helicopter designed to map the terrain for the Mars rover.

NASA engineers installed the miniature helicopter on the space agency’s Mars 2020 rover. The Martian helicopter, nicknamed Scout, is the first aircraft to fly on another planet. “This is the first time we’re going to fly a helicopter on another planet with Mars Helicopter,” Bridenstein said in March 2019.

The problem with this story? According to NASA and all the news media, Mars has virtually no atmosphere. Obviously, rotorcraft can’t operate without an atmosphere because they can’t generate lift in a vacuum.

According to NASA, the atmosphere on Mars is only 600 pascals at ground level. Earth’s atmosphere at sea level is 101,000 pascals, and even with that “thickness” of air, it is still difficult to get a mechanical vehicle off the ground with spinning rotors.

However, according to NASA, we have to believe that a twin-rotor helicopter would fly virtually atmosphere-free, powered by on-board solar panels and batteries, somehow defying gravity, which is 38% of Earth’s, with only 0.6% atmospheric thickness.

Any aeronautical engineer will tell you that this is impossible. If the rotors were operating in a vacuum, there would be a giant propeller mounted on the nose of the space shuttle, and all the rocket engines would be unnecessary.

The only way a helicopter will fly on Mars is if there’s an atmosphere to create lift when the rotors spin. This isn’t rocket science. In fact, it doesn’t involve rockets at all. Propellers don’t work in a vacuum.

NASA faking helicopter “research” with laughable videos that are funnier than CNN’s faked green screen videos
To try to convince us all that they have developed a helicopter that can fly in (nearly) a vacuum, NASA has released some of the most hilarious, laughable video footage we’ve ever seen.

As you can see from the following video snippet, NASA has developed a self-crashing helicopter that can only bounce and crash. The fact that NASA wants us to believe this is going to be loaded up with imaging and telemetry equipment — plus solar panels and batteries — is absurd. It’s like a bad Saturday Night Live skit. Notice, too that this “helicopter” isn’t even carrying batteries and appears to be receiving its power through a tether that’s attached to the center of the floor.

It’s almost as bad as CNN’s fake Iraq War broadcast featuring Charles Jaco, which was completely staged in a studio, where CNN pretended to be in Saudi Arabia and its journalists pretended to be under a gas attack or a SCUD missile attack… we’re not sure which since once of them put on a helmet and the other donned a gas mask. It’s some of the most hilarious “news” that has ever been broadcast.

Now NASA seems to be faking its claims as well. If NASA is to be believed, there is no life on Mars and helicopters fly in a vacuum. And if CNN is to be believed, President Trump colluded with the Russians to steal the election, and… oh yeah… carbon dioxide is a “poison” to plants that will kill everything on the planet. (In fact, CO2 is the most important nutrient for plant life on the entire planet).

Bottom line? NASA lies all the time, as does CNN and all the other fake news media.

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