Nasa wants to turn satellites into alien hunters – The Telegraph

Asked why the space agency is embarking on such a seemingly ‘fringe’ subject, it said one of its remits is to look for life outside Earth Nasa is looking into repurposing satellites that are already in space to hunt for aliens.Last month, the US Space Agency announced it was launching an eight-month inquiry to investigate hundreds of unexplained UFO sightings.The inquiry is being led by Dr Thomas Zurbuchen, of Nasa’s Science Mission Directorate, who has begun investigating whether satellites in space could be repurposed to give another view on strange aerial phenomena reported from Earth.Speaking to journalists in London this week, Col Pam Melroy, the deputy administrator of Nasa, said: “This team is going to be looking at questions like: ‘do we have sensors that can see things, you know, take another look at the evidence?’.“One of the big questions that Thomas asked is: ‘We have a tonne of satellites looking down at the Earth, are any of them useful?’“I mean, before you build a rover that’s going to Mars, you ask yourself, ‘What’s the sensor I have to build to detect the most interesting thing?’ So they’re going to really focus on that.“How would you get the evidence that…

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Nasa wants to turn satellites into alien hunters – The Telegraph

Updated: July 25, 2022 — 10:26 pm