15 Sep 2023

NASA's UFO report: no evidence of aliens

From Nine To Noon, 9:05 am on 15 September 2023
Illustration on the NASA stand at the 73rd International Astronautical Congress, Paris, France,  September 2022.

Photo: AFP

A long awaited report into the existence of UFOs by a panel of NASA experts has been released in the past few hours, finding no evidence that aliens are behind the unexplained phenomena, but the space agency also could not rule out that possibility.

In 2022 a NASA panel of 12 experts and scientists was established to look into unidentified anomalous phenomena or UAP, as UFO are now called.

The team found no hard evidence that the unexplained occurrences come from intelligent alien life, but the report finds that NASA should be seeking more information about the phenomena and NASA also announced it is appointing its first director of UAP research.

Kathryn speaks with the editor of Space.com, Brett Tingley.

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