**FILE** A car moves along the Extraterrestrial Highway near Rachel, Nev., on April 10, 2002. The ET highway was established by the Nevada Legislature in 1996 and runs along the eastern border of Area 51, a military base on the Nevada Test Site that the U.S. government has only recently admitted exists. (Associated Press)

Photo by: LAURA RAUCH

**FILE** A car moves along the Extraterrestrial Highway near Rachel, Nev., on April 10, 2002. The ET highway was established by the Nevada Legislature in 1996 and runs along the eastern border of Area 51, a military base on the Nevada Test Site that the U.S. government has only recently admitted exists. (Associated Press)