Darryl Clark: My Personal Sighting
The tower personnel at Edwards had reported visual sightings so I went outside and stood by our alert van with radio contact with the control tower. I also had a pair of binoculars (10 x 50 power). As I scanned the sky, it being cloudless starlit night with little or no moon, I observed a pulsating light to the northwest of my position moving south at about 1000 feet above the ground and around 300 knots.
I grabbed the binoculars and got a better look. The UFO was about 10 miles northwest of my position at first sighting. It continued south until it was almost due west of me. There it made a 90°right turn and started to blink at a 45 to 50° angle. All I could see was the pulsating (not rotating) light and what appeared to be a small cloud pushed by a vehicle I could not see.
The UFO never leveled off, it just continued to climb. Aircraft always show movement in relation to the stars, but as this light moved higher it seemed to become stabilized with the stars. In other words it appeared to move right out into space until it passed out of view.
As soon as it disappeared, I called radar control, and Edwards approach control and asked if they had seen it on radar. They said they had seen nothing in that area. Three other people besides myself had seen the light and followed it's movement, but no radar contact had been made.