He covers landing trace cases and the star map seen by Betty Hill on board a flying saucer and the scientific investigation of it by Marjorie Fish. That work focuses on two sun-like Stars (Zeta 1 and Zeta 2 Reticuli) only 39.3 light years from earth, only an eighth of a light year apart from each other, and at least a billion years older than the sun. He reviews possible fission and fusion rockets on some of which he has worked and notes how close we, a primitive society whose major activity is tribal warfare, are to interstellar travel. No wonder aliens are visiting!
He became interested in UFOs in 1958, and since 1967 has lectured about them at more than 600 colleges and 100 professional groups in all 50 U.S. states, all 10 Canadian provinces and 19 other countries in addition to various nuclear consulting efforts. He has only had 11 hecklers of which 2 were drunk. He has published more than 100 UFO papers and has appeared on hundreds of radio and TV programs including on Larry King in 1997, 2007 and twice in 2008, and many documentaries. He is the original civilian investigator of the Roswell Incident and co-authored “Crash at Corona: The Definitive Study of the Roswell Incident”. TOP SECRET/MAJIC his controversial book about the Majestic 12 group, established in 1947 to deal with alien technology, was published in 1996 and went through 6 printings. An expanded new edition was published in 2005. Stan was presented with a Lifetime UFO Achievement Award in Leeds, England, in 2002, by UFO Magazine of the UK. He is co-author with Kathleen Marden (Betty Hill’s niece) of a book in 2007: “Captured! The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience”. The City of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, declared August 27, 2007, Stanton Friedman Day. His book “Flying Saucers and Science” was published in June, 2008, and is in its 4th printing. His newest book “Science Was Wrong: Startling Truths about Cures, Theories, and Inventions ‘They’ Declared Impossible” with Kathleen Marden, was published in June, 2010. On July 2, 2010, he was inducted into the Roswell, New Mexico, UFO Hall of Fame for his long term investigative efforts on that important case. He and Marden completed a new book in September 2016 “Fact, Fiction, and Flying Saucers”.
Both TOP SECRET/MAJIC and “Captured! The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience” have been optioned for movies by Stellar Productions of Hollywood.
He has provided written testimony to Congressional Hearings, appeared twice at the UN, and been a pioneer in many aspects of ufology including Roswell, Majestic 12, The Betty Hill-Marjorie Fish star map work, analysis of the Delphos, Kansas, physical trace case, crashed saucers, flying saucer technology, and challenges to the S.E.T.I. (Silly Effort To Investigate) cultists. He has spoken at more MUFON Symposia than anyone else.