NASA reportedly confirmed it would get involved in UFO research days after the historic congressional hearing raised concerns about potential “threats” from these flying saucers.
According to DailyMail.com, which cited sources, NASA will help the US UFO investigation.
A NASA spokesperson said it is “evaluating how to provide our expertise in space-based Earth observations to improve understanding of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAPs)” and “has consulted with multiple government entities.”
However, he denied having created his own dedicated UAP office.
NASA’s decision comes weeks after the landmark 54-year-old congressional hearing on UAPs where the flying saucer spotting was officially acknowledged.
During the hearing, they also proposed new legislation mandating a UAP government task force, which will be aided by NASA.
According to DailyMail.com, a source affiliated with the US government and familiar with NASA’s UAP research said the US space agency may collect evidence from astronauts.
“I suspect it will be a combination of efforts that may include first-hand accounts from NASA employees and astronauts, and then perhaps a review of old archival footage to assess whether there are discoveries in the NASA archives that can help the AOIMSG.”
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AOIMSG stands for Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization Group, which is the official name of the UFO working group.
The source added that NASA’s work will complement the Department of Defense’s UAP Task Force, tasked by Congress to investigate threats posed by strange objects in US airspace and beyond.
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Earlier this month during the hearing, a Navy intelligence official revealed there were now more than 400 UAP sightings.
UFO videos were released to members of Congress as part of the hearing.
(With agency contributions)
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