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Re: Next Opportunity for Images of 'Face'

From: Mac Tonnies <Alintelbot@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 21:06:22 EDT
Fwd Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 08:25:47 -0400
Subject: Re: Next Opportunity for Images of 'Face'


 >>Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 23:59:29 -0800
 >>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
 >>From: Paul Anderson - TMP / CPR-Canada <psa@direct.ca>
 >>Subject: TMP News: Next Opportunity for Images of 'Face' on Mars


I've written NASA and other organizations re. the "Face"
and affiliated landforms before.  Here's a typical reply,
accompanied by my own reply back to NASA.

I'm not sure who this Woody Smith is, but he doesn't seem
to be very bright.  Somewhere along the way, NASA's stated
policy of open disclosure has been perverted into the usual
"People Interested in the Face on Mars are Kooks" treatment.

--Mac Tonnies

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In a message dated 8/2/99 8:44:59 AM, Woody Smith wrote:

 >We didn't miss [chance to photograph Face] at all. The following
 >location contains high-resolution photographs taken by the Mars
 >Global Surveyor of the "Face on Mars," which clearly show it to
 >be a natural formation.

I'm very much aware of the April 5 image (just one image,
contrary to your message).  The "Face" is quite likely natural,
but I don't think the April image "clearly" shows anything
conclusive.  Indeed, it has revealed several new features that
deserve to be looked at.  Also, the photograph in question,
though of great interest, was taken under less than optimal
lighting and weather conditions.  The imaging opportunity on
August 26 should allow us to look straight down at the alleged
"Face" under vastly improved conditions.

I stand by the reasonable, inquisitive attitude expressed
in my initial letter.

Sincerely,

Mac Tonnies
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