NASA has announced the creation of a new position within the space agency titled "Planetary Protection Officer" (PPO), and is currently looking for candidates suitably qualified to protect the Earth — and other planets — from possible biological contamination. The salary for this singular position will be between $124,406 to $187,000 per year, with the successful applicant being responsible for preventing the transmission of potential contamination to and from Earth by astronauts and space probes during their expeditions.
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While the recently-released batch of 15 UFO documents from the UK’s Ministry of Defence failed to reveal any information amounting to the proverbial "smoking gun" evidence that the ufology community has been searching for, the files did contain provocative reports of a UFO encounter involving RAF and USAF aircraft crews over the Mediterranean, and a multiple-witness sighting involving local police in eastern England.
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The UK’s Ministry of Defence has released the majority of a series of 18 long-awaited UFO files to the National Archives, but have still withheld three of the documents. This release lacked a press announcement publicizing the event, and the files themselves aren’t available online, as they have yet to be digitized, and are currently only available for mail order or viewing in person at the Archives. And the three files that are sill being withheld are prompting UFOlogists to question what the holdup is — and what exactly are in the three missing files?
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In a May 28, 2017 interview with the CBS program 60 Minutes, Bigelow Aerospace founder Robert Bigelow publicly announced that he believes that Earth is being visited by extraterrestrials. While Bigelow has not made a secret of his paranormal interests — Bigelow Aerospace’s main building sports a logo in the form of a stylized Gray — stating his beliefs on a mainstream program broadcast by a major network is a bold step for this space pioneer.
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