Pentagon Officials Suggest Aliens Could Send Probes To Earth


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Pentagon officials published a draft report in early March suggesting alien life could be visiting our solar system using small probes similar to those used by NASA.

The draft report, authored by the Pentagon’s All-Domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO) director Sean Kirkpatrick and Harvard University astronomy chairman Abraham (Avi) Loeb, argued extraterrestrial equipment could arrive on Earth in one of two forms: as trash or as functional equipment.

“An artificial interstellar object could potentially be a parent craft that releases many small probes during its close passage to Earth, an operational construct not too dissimilar from NASA missions,” the authors wrote. “These ‘dandelion seeds’ could be separated from the parent craft by the tidal gravitational force of the Sun or by a maneuvering capability.”

AARO was set up in July 2022 to track all objects in our skies, under the ocean or in our immediate cosmos. The office’s work confluences well with work by NASA, which also officially joined the hunt for alien life in 2022. NASA was tasked with identifying 90% of all Near Earth Objects larger than 140 meters in 2005, according to the report.

Hints at alien life have included the discovery of the ‘Oumuamua in 2017, an object with an “extreme flat shape” that appears to push itself away from the sun without leaving any propulsion trail. The odd movements of ‘Oumuamua suggested it may be artificial, as it moved similarly to an old rocket booster belonging to NASA, the report stated.

“With proper design, these tiny probes would reach the Earth or other solar system planets for exploration, as the parent craft passes by within a fraction of the Earth-Sun separation — just like ‘Oumuamua did,” the authors reported. “Astronomers would not be able to notice the spray of mini-probes because they do not reflect enough sunlight for existing survey telescopes to notice them.” (RELATED: ‘Spies’ And ‘Trash’: Half Of UFO Sightings Can’t Be Explained, US Intelligence Agencies Report)

AARO has no idea if there are any functioning alien probes near Earth, according to the report. Thankfully, there is a project underway to answer this question definitively, but it is limited by currently established boundaries of physics determined by man in this dawning stage of our technological capabilities.