Stan Gordon



Stan in his weather and radio communications monitoring center





Stan investigating a UFO incident


Stan Gordon 2014

Stan Gordon


Stan standing near the UFO mockup in Kecksburg, PA

Stan standing near the UFO mockup in Kecksburg, PA


















Stan in his radio communications center

Stan in his radio communications center


Stan Gordon was trained as an electronics technician who specialized in radio communications. He worked in the advanced consumer electronics sales field for over forty years. Stan has lived in Greensburg, Pennsylvania all of his life. Gordon began his interest in the UFO subject and other strange incidents at the age of ten in 1959. In the late 1960’s, he acted as the telephone UFO sighting report investigations coordinator for the UFO Research Institute of Pittsburgh.

Stan began in the field investigations of UFOs and other mysterious events in 1965, and is the primary investigator of the December 9,1965, UFO crash-recovery incident that occurred near Kecksburg, Pennsylvania. In 1969, Gordon established a UFO Hot-line for the public to report UFO sightings to him to investigate.

In 1970, Gordon founded the Westmoreland County UFO Study Group (WCUFOSG), the first of three volunteer research groups which he would establish to investigate UFO sightings and other strange occurrences reported in Pennsylvania. Since November, 1993, he continues to investigate and document strange incidents from across the Keystone state as an independent researcher.

Gordon is a former PA State Director for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), and was its first recipient In 1987 of the MUFON Meritorious Achievement in a UFO investigation Award. Gordon has been involved with the investigation of thousands of mysterious encounters from across Pennsylvania. He has appeared on numerous local and network TV news and documentary shows, including the Syfy Channel (formerly the Sci-Fi Channel), Discovery Channel, History Channel, and Fox News Channel. He has been featured on many television shows, including Unsolved Mysteries, Sightings, Inside Edition, A Current Affair, and Creepy Canada.

Gordon has been the focus of numerous national and international newspaper stories and magazine articles, some of which include the Pittsburgh Press, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Denver Post. He has been a guest on many national and international radio shows, including the popular radio show Coast to Coast. Gordon is also the producer of the award winning 1998 video documentary, Kecksburg: The Untold Story.

He is also the author of the books, Really Mysterious PennsylvaniaSilent Invasion: The Pennsylvania UFO-Bigfoot Casebook, and Astonishing Encounters: Pennsylvania’s Unknown Creatures. He has written numerous articles about UFOs and strange encounters, and many books and publications have included his research as well. Stan also writes a column for the quarterly magazine, The GATE To Strange Phenomena.

Since the late 1960’s, Gordon has been lecturing to the public on the UFO subject presenting illustrated lectures locally and nationally to social and professional groups, schools, colleges, libraries, and conferences. Among others, some of his lectures topics include a synopsis of Kecksburg UFO crash case, UFO and Bigfoot incidents, and mysterious creature encounters.

 He was the keynote speaker at the first World UFO and Paranormal Expo in Denver, Colorado in 2004. Stan was a keynote speaker at the 2011 McMinnville,Oregon UFO Festival. He was a speaker at the 2012 East Coast MUFON UFO Conference in Philadelphia and the 2012 Mothman Festival in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Stan will be included in a new 2013 TV series for Discovery Canada called, “Alien Mysteries.” Stan also went to Canada in 2013 to do an interview with Newroad Media for an upcoming tv series called, “Close Encounters.”

Stan has made recent appearances on a variety of radio and TV shows including, Paracast, The Edge of the Unknown, and American Variety Radio heard on some NPR stations. He also was interviewed for a program on Croation State Television concerning his research.

Stan is scheduled to speak on the topics of UFOs, Bigfoot, and other Crypto-zoological matters at various conferences during 2013 including the First EERIE Conference, The Kecksburg UFO Festival, Monster Bash, Parafest 2013, The Mothman Festival, and the Pittsburgh MUFON UFO Conference.

He will also have a part in two new Bigfoot film productions scheduled for release in 2013. The first one is a docudrama, Mountain Devil: The Search for Frank Peterson,” Produced by Ryan Cavalline, of Raw Footage. The second one is called,  American Sasquatch Hunters: Bigfoot in America, Released by Reality Entertainment. Executive Producer, Warren Croyle, Producer / Director, J. Michael Long. Stan is also featured in another film called, “Alien Paranormal,” released in July of 2013, by Reality Entertainment.

In 2014, Stan appeared on numerous radio and TV shows. He appeared on The Close Encounters series on the Science Channel, Monsters & Mysteries in America on the Destination America Channel, Monumental Mysteries on the Travel Channel, In Search of Aliens on H2, and UFO Conspiracies on the Science Channel. He also appeared on a number of other TV programs and radio shows in 2015 and 2016, including Coast to Coast, Midnight in the Desert, and Podcast UFO. Stan continues to be very busy in 2017, and has been involved with various media projects.  He is scheduled for many radio shows as well as speaking engagements at various events and conferences throughout the year. He will also have a part in two new upcoming films “Invasion On Chestnut Ridge” and “A Wish for Giants”.

For updated reports on UFO sightings and other strange incidents, as well as upcoming lectures and other events check out Stan’s website: