Thursday, August 11, 2022

NASA wants to reuse existing satellites to search for alien life in space

The search for extraterrestrial life has been a driving force for many scientists over the years and it looks like NASA is ready to take a big step forward to help them. The US space agency previously said they would investigate UFO sightings nationwide after the first public hearing in nearly 50 years, and Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate has now indicated that NASA may indeed be helping existing satellites. can take. To find traces of alien life by getting “another view on strange aerial phenomena”.

NASA Deputy Administrator Colonel Pam Melroy expressed a similar sentiment.

According to The Telegraph, he told the media: “This team is going to look at questions like: ‘Do we have sensors that can see things, you know, take another look at the evidence?’

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‘We have a ton of satellites looking down at Earth, are any of them useful?’

“I mean, before you build a rover that goes to Mars, you ask yourself, ‘What sensor do I need to build to detect the most interesting thing?’ So, they’re really going to focus on that.

“How do you get the evidence that you need to be able to determine whether it is an optical phenomenon or some other kind of (phenomena)?”, he explained in the talk.

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In recent days, many experts have criticized NASA for deploying its assets to a “fringe” subject. However, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said it was a mission important to the agency and that one of their “dispatches was to look for life outside Earth”.

“Remember that one of our missions is to arrive to see if there is life,” he said according to The Telegraph. “That’s why we’re digging into Mars right now.

“Is there a possibility of life in something as large as the universe? Certainly, there is a possibility that some other form of life may have evolved in a space as large as Earth.

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