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20 Jul 2023
UFOs: NASA gets ready to report on UFOs
In July 2023, NASA are due to release a report, compiled by a team of scientists and experts, on unidentified flying objects (UFOs), or what they now prefer to call them – UAP – unidentified anomalous phenomena.
UFOs and extra-terrestrials (ETs) have fascinated people for decades, and many reported sightings have baffled and intrigued them in equal measure. Television programmes often reference instances, like Roswell, where the US Airforce is supposed to have found a spaceship that crashed in New Mexico. At the time, an FBI telegram seemed to confirm its existence and belief in UFOs, only for the government and authorities to later deny it.
It is possible that visits from space were recorded as far back as 2000 B.C.; there are designs carved into deserts in Peru – that have the suggestion of spacecraft, many believe these were navigation tools to help the craft to find where the Nazca Indians lived.
UFOs – Flying Saucers
It was in the 1940s when the term flying saucers was first coined, again in the USA. Since then, there have been millions of sightings; from glowing lights to saucer-shaped/cigar-shaped aircraft.
But now it seems by bringing together a group of qualified people, they are finally taking seriously; the topic of UAPs. NASA have a definition: “UAPs are events in the sky that cannot be identified as aircraft or known natural phenomena from a scientific perspective”. The legislation was also changed so that UAPs, can cover undersea phenomena, not just aerial activity.
The group of 16 are scientists and experts in astrobiology, data science, oceanography, genetics, policy science, and planetary science, and also includes a retired NASA astronaut, a former fighter pilot and a retired US Navy Captain.
The group has gone through past events but accepts that many will remain unexplained due to poor data collection. Their focus now; is to evaluate and study UAPs using modern data and technology. Many can, of course, be ruled out, such as commercial aircraft, drones, weather/research balloons, military equipment, and weather and ionospheric phenomena. So, outside of the above – it only leaves about 2-5% of events; unexplainable.
The report in July; may lay out what their recommendations; are for global monitoring of UAP. What may disappoint some is that they are not exploring or looking for the potential extra-terrestrial life on other planets. However, they do have different agendas than the Pentagon and the Intelligence community, and they are free to explore the data and collaborate with industry, the academic world and international parties.
So, watch this space!Tweet