Born in Brooklyn, NYC Efrain currently resides in Portland, Oregon. For 15 years he worked on a human powered helicopter for the Sikorski Human Powered Helicopter contest, while also working in the construction industry. His first novel, Alien Cartel is a Sci-Fi epic, and it’s sequel ‘Tides of Retribution’ is currently being edited for a release in 2016.
Palermo discovered the Phobos monolith while doing his martian stains research, the monolith was featured in the Science Channel series – NASA’s Unexplained Files – Season 2 episode 1 (2015)
Software Designer / Engineer, private pilot, tree farmer and backyard lumberjack, and sometimes ride a Buell Firebolt.
Have a lifelong hobby interest in Software development engineering, Physical sciences, aircraft, and history. Also love space exploration in all aspects.
In 2001 I contacted RCH about a ‘flow’ image he has posted and followed up with a study of the satellite images and meta-data to determine if the flows were created by active water related phenomena on Mars. Efrain Palermo and I did prove that the flows were current geologic features appearing in months and not thousands of years old as the current at the time assertion.
We wrote a paper, presented at Stanford, and celebrated with an Electric Ice tea before the plane ride home. I’m an American, Military brat (Air Force), I love flying with a passion. A life not lived in calculated risk is a life not lived. Carpe Deum!
Mars or Bust!