The Black Knight Satellite is a popular topic among conspiracy theorists, and now, there’s a full short film about the mysterious object supposedly orbiting Earth. Produced by Pepsi, “Black Knight Decoded” tells the story of a father (David Oyelowo), his daughter (Layla Crawford) and his co-conspirator (Pinto) on their quest to decode radio signals transmitted from the mysterious satellite. Their efforts to respond was thwarted by the government, and so the group relies on support from communities around the world to come together to communicate universal messages of hope, unity and peace. Most of the space footage was captured by UrtheCast’s ultra high-definition cameras aboard the International Space Station. Continue reading for a video about the real Black Knight Satellite.
The story has its origins in 1954 when newspapers including the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the San Francisco Examiner ran stories attributed to retired naval aviation major and UFO researcher Donald Keyhoe saying that the US Air Force had reported that two satellites orbiting Earth had been detected. At this time no one had the technology to launch a satellite, and the rest is history.