A NASA-convened group of experts who study UFOs livestreamed a presentation of their findings on Wednesday.
The “independent study group,” convened by the US space agency last June, is made up of representatives from the Pentagon, civilian government agencies and industry leaders.
One of the most fascinating presentations came from Dr. Sean Kirkpatrick, director of the Pentagon’s All-Domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO).
Video appears to show a metallic spherical ball flying over a Middle Eastern desert sometime in 2022.
“That’s a typical example of something we see the most,” Kirkpatrick said. “We see these around the world and we see them performing very interesting apparent maneuvers.”
He continued: “This aircraft in particular, I may remark, displayed no puzzling technical capabilities and posed no threat to air safety.”
However, Kirkpatrick also said that he couldn’t explain much about the strange metal ball. “I don’t have any other data.” So it will be some time before we can come to a conclusion, until we get better resolved data on similar objects.
“If I were to sum up in one line what I think we’ve learned, it’s like this: we need high-quality data,” said the panel’s chair, David Spergel.
However, AARO was able to clearly identify many of the aerial phenomena studied over the past year.
In one instance, Kirkpatrick showed video taken by test pilots in the western United States that appeared to show strange orbs floating in the sky.
According to the Pentagon, the pilots attempted to move to intercept the objects but were unable to catch them.
After analyzing the mysterious orbs, AARO determined that they were actually airliners flying in a typical flight corridor. They were just a lot farther from where the pilots first thought they were.
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