“‘I think the shape of the spacecraft can be quite important. Elliptical or saucer-shaped would be the shapes I’d start out with. I hate to use those words because of the connotations. But what you’re trying to do with the artificial energy pattern is overwhelm the natural mass energy pattern and exist in the material of the spacecraft itself. So saucer is probably best. I don’t think it is an accident that the UFO phenomena we see are, by and large, saucer-shaped.’ Connie Stewart, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, June 5, 1980.”
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