Monday, 22 August 2011

UFO Article:
“G. E. P. A. N.” 

This is an article regarding the history of the two UFO research organisations of the French Government (CNES), GEPAN and SEPRA:

English translation:

GEPAN (founded in May 1977) (1977-1988) was replaced by SEPRA in November 1988 (1988-2004), according to the article.

GEIPAN, the current UFO research organisation, was created in September 2005.

UFO TV Talk Show:
“Le Dossier Secret des OVNIs”
(“The Secret UFO File”), 30 March 2007
(C dans l'air, France 5, Paris, France)

This is a TV talk show regarding the released (22 March 2007) GEIPAN (French Government) UFO files: (Part 1 of 4)

The host, Yves Calvi, interviews Jacques Patenet, engineer, head of GEIPAN (section of CNES, the French space agency), Alain Cirou, scientific consultant and editor of "Ciel & Espace", one of the most popular French magazines about astronomy, Gildas Bourdais, famous author and UFO researcher and Pierre Lagrange, sociologist of sciences at the Laboratory of Anthropology and History of Cultural Institutions of the CNRS.

isjackal, the video source, has translated the talk show into English.

UFO website: “GEIPAN”:

English translation: