Erich von Däniken won instant fame as a result of the television special “In Search of Ancient Astronauts,” based upon his first book. In 1993, the German television station SAT-1 started a twenty-five part TV series with and by Erich von Däniken, entitled “Auf den Spuren der All-Mächtigen” (Pathways of the Gods).
Kathleen Marden is widely known for her work as a scientific ufologist specializing in alien abduction/ET contact and experiencer advocacy. Her interest in UFOs dates back to 1961, when her aunt, Betty Hill, phoned her nearby home to report that she and Barney had encountered a flying saucer in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.
Frank Joseph Hoff graduated in June of 1982 from the University of Washington School of Business in Seattle where he earned a Bachelor degree in Business Administration with concentrations in both Marketing and Management & Organization. In 1996 Mr. Hoff met up with Richard C. Hoagland (the former science advisor to Walter Cronkite) at a Mars conference in Seattle and started doing some pro bono research for him on his off hours.