What is Area 51?

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What is Area 51?

Area 51, a highly classified remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, was built in 1955 as part of the more substantial Nevada Test and Training Range complex, initially to serve as a test facility for the U-2 Spy Plane. Although it has never been declared a “top secret base,” the area is highly protected […]

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Where is Area 51?

Area 51 is located in southern Nevada, 83 miles north-northwest of Las Vegas, on the edge of Groom Lake. However, don’t pack those floaties just yet; it’s usually dry and there’s no way you’ll be able to storm Area 51 security guards anyway. The perimeter of the base is marked with orange posts and patrolled by guards […]

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