10 Things You May Or May Not Know About Area 51!

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Area 51 has its very own baseball team. And, employees there have access to a cement tennis court and their very own bowling alley.

Unfortunately, those are their only forms of entertainment as even Radio Waves have a hard time making it through the mountains and TV is not allowed.

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Area 51 sees a number of nuclear bombs tested on a regular basis.

In fact, the whole place witnessed the largest nuclear atmospheric test in continental U.S.A courtesy of the nearby Yucca flats testing site.

The blast’s radius was so wide that it was said to be five times larger than that of the Hiroshima Bomb.

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The film “Independence Day” was epic for its time. But, it was actually meant to be even more epic than it was.

Set to receive the support of the U.S Military itself, the Military chose to rescind this offer because there were too many Area 51 references in the film’s script.

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Area 51 crews once fooled the soviets and hid details of a classified plane by building decoys and replicas made out of cardboard.

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The 1969 moon landing was staged here!

There is a sliver of truth to the conspiracy theory that the moon landing was staged at Area 51. Various space equipment – including land rovers and life support systems – were tested by the astronauts at the adjoining nuclear testing grounds.

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2018-11-30T15:52:32+00:00

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