Professional Career Information:
completed a 36 year career with the United States Government; a 4 year
tour in the Air Force and 32 years as an Air Force and Army Civilian. During
this time I supported the following areas of government service:
- Test Program Set (TPS) Development (Automated Test
- Cheyenne Mountain Air Station (NORAD)
My final work trip to Cape Canaveral / Kennedy Space Center, just prior to my retirement in June 2012. Two Space Launch Complexes (SLC) in background.
- I ran for Mayor of Colorado Springs in 2007.
- (2001-2008) I ran a popular news blog website that received a 'BEST OF AWARD' given by the Colorado Springs Gazette. Some of my stories were also reported on local ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, and CNN; as well as on other news websites and in print publications, including the Colorado Springs Gazette. A number of my news photos were also used in different publications. NewsBlab.com
- I even covered the Michael Jackson trial in California for a CA radio station.
- I also created a popular audio blog called Space Gab, which is being featured in a film being produced in the UK.
Paranormal and Entertainment Career Information:
- Member of Rocky Mountain Ghost Explorers with my Paranormal Partner, Kris Tennant. Our website: RockyMountainGhostExplorers.com
- As a paranormal investigator I was the originator of numerous prototype paranormal devices, including the ever popular 12-470 Shack Hack Ghost Box. I've also performed training classes and provided conference talks.
- I play freestyle djembe. See more here: MikeColetta.com
- TV Show appearance: Discovery Channel & Military Channel (America's Most Secret Structures)
- TV Show appearance: A&E, BIO, Lifetime (My Ghost Story, season 2 - Tale Of A Crypt at Evergreen Cemetery Colorado Springs, CO and season 3 - Linda's Lights at Last Dollar Inn, Cripple Creek, CO)
- TV Show appearance: A&E (Dog The Bounty Hunter, Colorado Springs episode)
- Cover of the Feb 2013 Popular Communications Magazine with a three page article about me.
- Pueblo Chieftain, story about my meteor tracking.
- Featured stories in the Colorado Springs Gazette (variety of subjects).
- Featured in web articles including GigaOm.com, NPR.org, Aljazeera-America.com, CNN.com, Examiner.com, HuffingtonPost.com, ArtBell.com, and others.
- Mentions in three books written about UFO and the Paranormal.
- My comic strip (Adventures of Scanner Dweeb) was published in Popular Communications Magazine each month for six years, from 2000 to 2006. ScannerDweeb.com
- Guest on radio shows and podcasts concerning UFO and Paranormal investigations including the Armstrong and Getty Show, KRDO News Radio, KKFM Morning DJ Show, Jerry Pippin Radio Show, TAPS Family Radio, Darkness Radio, Nightwatch Show, PRRS Ghost Box podcast, Fearless Ghost Hunter podcast, Gabriels Eastern Paranormal podcast & more.