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“Test pattern for spy satellites” is really just motorcycle training ground

By Steve Farrell -

General news

 18 March 2008 14:44

Conspiracy theorists mistook a motorcycle training ground for a secret test pattern for spy satellites.

A website on military “secrets” thought there was something fishy when it spotted a “strange new object” at RAF Feltwell in Norfolk.

The website reported: “That ‘sports pitch’ is most likely a test pattern for the calibration of military satellites utilising Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) – a special technique for remote sensing and mapping applications.”

But the Ministry of Defence said it was “to teach motorcycle safety”.
Prefer the first explanation? Read it here: www.secret-bases.co.uk