In a presentation delivered to a meeting held by the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute last spring, a scientist from NASA put forward the notion that the idea that extraterrestrials may already be visiting Earth isn’t such a crazy one, and that SETI might invest some resources into studying high-quality UFO reports for signs of non-human intelligences — signs that might indicate that the subject of their search might be closer to home than they think.

Due to delays stemming from manufacturing and safety certification issues, the new manned spacecraft being developed by Boeing and SpaceX may not be ready to ferry U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station before NASA’s contract with Russia’s Soyuz program in November of 2019 runs out, meaning that beginning in late 2019, the ISS may not have an American presence onboard for the better part of a year — and possibly longer.