Originally Posted by Nancy Allen``
Of course it's a fallacy to believe every conspiracy theory in the book. I'm quite happy to accept that was where experimental aircraft were stored, but still I wonder if maybe there was something there. Was there ever a reason for the government saying 'Area 51 does not exist and if you're smart you'll stop asking questions'? Doesn't really matter, it's not something I'll lose sleep over. I'd be interested if there was an answer though.
You could read the wiki entry
. It's pretty interesting, particularly the bit about testing the U-2 there. I lurves the U-2
; it's an awesome plane.