Lenticular spacecraft are nothing new in the nearly-real world of defense studies. Nevertheless, the notion of a lenticular missile came as something of a surprise to me.
...And then I scrolled down to the chart labeled "UFO Reports Per Month," covering 1935 - 2005.
It fits extremely well with the timeline of the Hidden Frontier, especially the not-quite-a-war fought from the late 1940s through 1987 between the U.S. (with selected NATO allies) and the "Far Edge" refuseniks of the Federation of Concerned Spacemen.
Working On A Starship
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