#179: The Imjärvi Elf – Our Strange Skies X The Cryptonaut Podcast

On this, the second collaborative episode between Our Strange Skies and The Cryptonaut Podcast, Rob, Marc and Rob explore the curious and dramatic encounter that a pair of cross-country skiers, Arno Heinonen and Esko Viljo, had in the forests of Imjärvi, Finland in the winter of 1970. The trio then tries to unravel the continued encounters experienced by Arno throughout 1972 and beyond.

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The first appearance of the case in the May/June 1970 issue of Flying Saucer Review’s World Round-up section.

The case gets its first feature length article in the July/August 1970 edition of Flying Saucer Review

The case made the cover of the September/October 1970 edition of the Review.

In the final issue of that year, the last remaining details of the case are presented.

A decade later, in Vol. 26, issue 3 of FSR for 1980, Arno Heinenonen’s continued encounters with ufonauts is documented.

Their story is concluded two issues later.

The story of Liberato Anibal Quintero, and his escapades with a female alien

The graphic novel about Herbert Schimer’s abduction on Comixology  

Simonton: Knobby Tires on Wet Pavement by John E.L. Tenney

#178: Death From Above Part 2: The Gamma Ray Killer

On a sultry summer’s eve in the late 1960s, a group of rural Colombians had an all too close encounter with a flying saucer and its semi-humanoid pilot… an encounter which quickly devolved from riveting to terrifying; proving, beyond the shadow of a doubt, that the early Spielbergian ideal of the benevolent E.T. is just what we always knew it to be… a work of fiction.

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#177: The Salyut 7 Space Angels: Aliens Or Apocalyptic Apparitions

In the summer of 1984, six highly trained cosmonauts claimed to have had an unbelievable encounter with a group of gargantuan “celestial beings” of unknown origin in the infinite, star filled expanse above our world. Were these colossal entities the result of a mass delusion, a sign of something miraculous or the heralds of unimaginable doom?

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