INTERPLANETARY-SPACECRAFT-CONVENTION  --  (THE-HISTORY)  -- At a desert airfield that was located by one of the strangest rock formations in the world, a UFO convention was held. This shindig was the brainchild of George Van Tassel, who claimed to be a UFO contactee.  These conventions were "G" rated for the most part. The convention attracted the believers, people with evidence, lunatics, con-men, con-women, researchers, authors, you name it, they showed up in the desert through the years to attend this UFO WOODSTOCK.  The location for these meetings was in the middle of the Mojave Desert.  There were few comforts to be found at the GIANT ROCK, yet through the years thousands of people tracked out to the year event -- INTERPLANETARY-SPACECRAFT-CONVENTION  to hear UFO luminaries speak on the subject.  Due to where the powwow was located at, only the very inquisitive or adventurous would make the journey to hear the lectures.  In other words these gatherings were attended by people who were looking for answers and had moxie.  

In the 1930s the Giant Rock was where a very rough airfield was located.  It is not kown exactly when a German eccentric/prospector,  Frank Critzer squatted  at the Giant Rock, which was government land. 

                     Circle = THE GIANT ROCK

As a squatter, with primitive equipment and brain power, Critzer carved out an airfield with a leveler and his 1917 automobile. He then constructed 5 roads that linked to other roads that led to civilization. The longest road that he built was 30 miles long. By 1937 the Airport was open for business.

Critzer lived under the Giant Rock, he had dynamited out an area that he turned into a cave home.

The cavern home was ventilated and had running water. 

With the advent of World War II the local authorities along with the FBI thought Critzer was a NAZI spy who was sending info out of the USA by way of his radio/transmitter.

Critzer had fashioned a long antenna at the Giant Rock that enabled him to communicate with planes, flying in and out of his airport. Critzer's airport was averaging one plane a day.

On July 24, 1942 Critzer was killed, it is disputed exactly what happened.

THE STORIES: The FBI tried to arrest Critzer, who barricaded himself in his cave home.  Tear gas shells were lobbed into the cave and this action set off Criter's stored dynamite, the ingenious capitalist was blown to pieces.

Another story is that Critzer set off the dynamite himself, rather than be arrested or captured.

In 1945 George Van Tassel tried to get a permit to the government property, he succeeded in 1947, where upon he reopened the airport.

In 1953, Van Tassel had a UFO - late night or early evening alien experience, at the Giant Rock.  In 1954 till 1978 (until his mysterious death, according to some) he held UFO conventions at the GIANT ROCK.

Here are snapshots of different haps at the INTERPLANETARY-SPACECRAFT-CONVETNIONS  - got photos or stories send them to FACEBOOK-Santa Fe Ghost and History Tours. 

Above the Giant Rock airfield in May 1953

George Van Tassel's wife Eva, she died in 1975. The duo ran a restaurant "THE COME ON INN" at the THE GIANT ROCK.

Supposedly her fresh baked pies were the best.  The very rich would fly in just to have coffee and pie.

According to lore HOWARD HUGHES would fly in just to have coffee and pie. Van Tassel had at one time been H.H. personal pilot. 

ABOVE: The 1st  "INTERPLANETARY-SPACECRAFT-CONVENTION." 1953

INTERPLANETARY-SPACECRAFT-CONVENTION = LANDERS CALIFORNIA @ "THE GIANT ROCK" --  DATA + PHOTOS BELOW

LEFT & ABOVE: 1966 INTERPLANTARY-SPACECRAFT-CONVENTION

LEFT: George Adamski visiting the GIANT ROCK UFO convention in 1957. Adamski was a supposed UFO contact. BELOW: is his 1955 speech at the GIANT ROCK.

LEFT: No video just audio, incomplete talk, not much data  in speech he has odd accent.  

Above-- George Adamski with fellow contactee Daniel Fry, year unknown. Right: 1957 --Everything was sold at the  INTERPLANETARY-SPACECRAFT-CONVENTION  

LEFT: Photo sent to me year ?. ABOVE: 1957

LEFT: CONVENTION 1965
ABOVE: CONTEMPORARY

BELOW: Perhaps 1957?

ALIEN CONTACT -- DIFFERENT RACES. IT SEEMS SINCE THE EARLY 1970s  A NEW GROUP OF BEINGS - THE GRAYS - ARE MAKING CONTACT WITH HUMANITY -- THESE CREATURES EXPERIMENT ON THE CAPTURED AND ARE NOTHING LIKE THE HUMANOID ALIENS (SPACE BROTHERS) THAT WERE ENCOUNTERED IN THE 1950s... ALSO, THERE IS A RASH OF MISSING PEOPLE REPORTED TO THE AUTHORITIES EVERY YEAR, ARE THESE MISSING BEING TAKEN BY ALIENS?  BELOW IS A 1967 CANADIAN INTRO TO A UFO SHOW -- THE MENACING THEME -- IS COMPLETELY OPPOSITE TO THE MANY SUPPOSED 1950s ENCOUNTERS WITH ALIENS

BELOW: Tidbit blurb with some UFO VIDEO

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SERIOUSLY-- SOME OF THESE ALIENS MAY NOT BE WARM AND FUZZY!

NOTE BY WAY OF PICTURES, THE ATTENDEES OF THESE INTERPLANETARY-SCAPECRAFT-CONVENTIONS ARE INDEED LOOKING FOR ANSWERS AND KNOWLEDGE, THEY ARE NOT TREATING THE SUBJECT LIKE TODAYS CONFERENCES DO -- AS IN A QUASI ROCK N ROLL CONCERT

BELOW: VIDEO CONCENRING DANIEL FRY, AN ALIEN CONTACTEEE ---  DANIELY FRY WAS A LUMINARY AT THE INTERPLANETARY-SPACECRAFT-CONVENTION. 

BELOW: A section of a documentary on 1950s alien sightings -- contact.  There is few minutes on the GIANT ROCK UFO CONVENTION  A.K.A. INTERPLANETARY-SPACECRAFT-CONVENTION.

Below - is a video section from a black and white documentary or news program concerning UFOS -- GEROGE VAN TASSEL is  featured.

Interesting Video on UFO ABDUCTION -- BELOW

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