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"I believe that these extraterrestrial vehicles and their crews are visiting this planet from other planets which obviously are a little more technically advanced than we are here on Earth."
Letter to the United Nations, November 9, 1978 · Video 1 · Video 2
"I happen to be privileged enough to be in on the fact that we have been visited on this planet and the UFO phenomenon is real. It has been covered up by governments for quite some time now."
"...I've been asked [about UFOs] and I've said publicly I thought they [UFOs] were somebody else, some other civilization."
LA Times, 1973
"I was testing a P-51 fighter in Minneapolis when I spotted this object. [...] It looked like a saucer, a disk. About the same time, I realized that it was suddenly going away from me - and there I was, running at about 300 miles per hour. I tracked it for a little way, and then all of a sudden the damn thing just took off. It pulled about a 45 degree climbing turn and accelerated and just flat disappeared."
About his 1951-sighting.
"Statistically it's a certainty there are hugely advanced civilizations, intelligences, life forms out there. I believe they're so advanced they're even doing interstellar travel. I believe it's possible they even came here."
"Look, I have a pension to worry about. I have a family to take care of, and they told me to just back away from this entirely or else."
To Frank Stranges after backing out of speaking at a 1976 UFO convention where he was going to "inform us of the strange things he saw on the surface of the moon".
"It followed us during half of our orbit. We observed it on the light side, and when we entered the shadow side, it disappeared completely. It was an engineered structure, made from some type of metal, approximately 40 meters long with inner hulls. The object was narrow here and wider here, and inside there were openings. Some places had projections like small wings. The object stayed very close to us. We photographed it, and our photos showed it to be 23 to 28 meters away.
[...] Many cosmonauts have seen phenomena which are far beyond the experiences of earthmen. For ten years I never spoke on such things. [...] It only flew straight, but then a kind of explosion happened, very beautiful to watch, of golden light. This was the first part. Then, one or two seconds later, a second explosion followed somewhere else and two spheres appeared, golden and very beautiful. After this explosion I just saw white smoke, then a cloud-like sphere."
Commenting on a UFO sighting that occurred while en route to the Solyut 6 space station in April of 1979.
"For nearly 50 years, the secrecy apparatus within the United States Government has kept from the public UFO and alien contact information."
"We have contact with alien cultures."
18th September 1994, declarations publicly at the International Forum on New Science in Fort Collins, Colorado
"The phenomenon of UFOs is real. I know that there are scientific organisations which study the problem. It must be treated seriously."
Interview in Soviet Youth, May 4th, 1990.
"I can assure you that flying saucers, given that they exist, are not constructed by any power on earth."
April 4, 1950, White House Press Conference
"The US Air Force assures me that UFOs pose no threat to National Security."
"...I strongly recommend that there be a committee investigation of the UFO phenomena. I think we owe it to the people to establish credibility regarding UFOs and to produce the greatest possible enlightenment on this subject."
In a letter he sent as congressman to the Chairman of the Armed Service Committee, March 28, 1966
"I don't laugh at people any more when they say they've seen UFOs. It was the darndest thing I've ever seen. It was big, it was very bright, it changed colors and it was about the size of the moon. We watched it for ten minutes, but none of us could figure out what it was. One thing's for sure I'll never make fun of people who say they've seen unidentified objects in the sky. If I become President, I'll make every piece of information this country has about UFO sightings available to the public and the scientists."
At a Southern Governors Conference describing an alleged UFO sighting he had in October of 1969 to reporters while campaigning in 1976 · Video 1 · Video 2
"I looked out the window and saw this white light. It was zigzagging around. I went up to the pilot and said, have you ever seen anything like that? He was shocked and he said, "Nope." And I said to him: "Let's follow it!" We followed it for several minutes. It was a bright white light. We followed it to Bakersfield, and all of a sudden to our utter amazement it went straight up into the heavens. When I got off the plane I told Nancy all about it." (1)
"I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside of this world." (2)
(1) 1974 · (2) Adressing the United Nations General Assembly, 1987
"Unknown objects are operating under intelligent control... It is imperative that we learn where UFOs come from and what their purpose is..." (1)
"Behind the scenes, high-ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about the UFOs. But through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe that unknown flying objects are nonsense." (2)
(1) Statement for National Investigations Comimittee on Aerial Phenomena, 1960 · (2) New York Times, February 28, 1960
"When the long awaited solution to the UFO problem comes, I believe that it will prove to be not merely the next small step in the march of science, but a mighty and totally unexpected quantum leap" (1)
"We had a job to do, wether right or wrong, to keep the public from getting excited." (2)
(1) The Ufo Experience: A Scientific Inquiry, 1972 · (2) On camera shortly before his death in 1985
"Let there be no doubt. Alien technology harvested from the infamous saucer crash in Roswell, N.Mex., in July 1947 led directly to the development of the integrated circuit chip, laser and fibre optic technologies, particle beams, electromagnetic propulsion systems, depleted uranium projectiles, stealth capabilities, and many others.
How do I know? I was in charge! I think the kids on this planet are wise to the truth, and I think we ought to give it to them. I think they deserve it."
On camera shortly before his death, 1998
"We must insist upon full access to disks recovered. For instance, in the La case the Army grabbed it and would not let us have it for cursory examination."
Memorandum July 10, 1947
"We already have the means to travel among the stars, but these technologies are locked up in black projects and it would take an act of God to ever get them out to benefit humanity... anything you can imagine we already know how to do."
Shortly before his death, 1995
"The evidence that there are objects which have been seen in our atmosphere, and even on terra firma, that cannot be accounted for either as man-made objects or as any physical force or effect known to our scientists, seems to me to be overwhelming. A very large number of sightings have been vouched for by persons whose credentials seem to me unimpeachable.
It is striking that so many have been trained observers, such as police officers and airline or military pilots. Their observations have in many instances have been supported either by technical means such as radar or, even more convincingly, by interference with electrical apparatus of one sort or another."
Outspoken about UFOs on numerous occasions. Video
"Of course UFOs are real, and they are interplanetary. The cumulative evidence for the existence of UFOs is quite overwhelming and I accept the fact of their existence."
Quoted by Reuters, August 1954
"The Air Force had put out a secret order for its pilots to capture UFOs. For the last six months we have been working with a congressional committee investigating official secrecy concerning proof that UFOs are real machines under intelligent control."
During a live TV broadcast on CBS in 1958 in which he was pulled from the air when he began to deviate from the prepared format of the programme. Later interview: Video
"Flying saucers are real. Too many good men have seen them, that don't have hallucinations."
"I've been convinced for a long time that the flying saucers are real and interplanetary. In other words, we are being watched by beings from outer space."
True Magazine, January 1965
"Unidentified Flying Objects are entering our atmosphere at very high speeds and obviously under intelligent control. We must solve this riddle without delay."
Letter to NICAP, 1956
"You now face a new world, a world of change. We speak in strange terms, of harnessing the cosmic energy, of ultimate conflict between a united human race and the sinister forces of some other planetary galaxy." "The nations of the world will have to unite, for the next war will be an interplanetary war. The nations of the earth must someday make a common front against attack by people from other planets".
October 8, 1955, New York Times
"This 'flying saucer' situation is not at all imaginary or seeing too much in some natural phenomena. Something is really flying around. The phenomenon is something real and not visionary or fictitious."
Classified letter, September 23, 1947
"...I made an effort to find out what was in the building at Wright Patterson Air Force Base where the information is stored that has been collected by the Air Force, and I was understandably denied this request. It is still classified above top secret."
In a letter dated March 28, 1975
"On the basis of my offical research and investigation into UFO sightings and reports of alien contact, I am personally convinced that intelligent extraterrestrials are visiting Earth."
"It is my thesis that flying saucers are real and that they are space ships from another solar system. There is no doubt in my mind that these objects are interplanetary craft of some sort. I and my colleagues are confident that they do not originate in our solar system."
The American Weekly, October 24, 1954
"The least improbable explanation is that these things are artificial and controlled... My opinion for some time has been that they have an extraterrestrial origin."
Life Magazine, April 7, 1952
"The possibility of reduced-time interstellar travel either by advanced extraterrestrial civilizations at present or ourselves in the future, is not fundamentally constrained by physical principles."
In Physics Essays, Volume 9, No.1, 1996
"I believe that the scientific community has been seriously misinformed for twenty years about the potential importance of UFOs."
Part of his presentation in front of Statement to House Subcommittee, 1968, in Washington
"I am completely convinced that UFOs have an out-of-world basis."
Life Magazine, April 7, 1952
"The evidence is overwhelming that the Earth is being visited by intelligently controlled vehicles from off the Earth."
The Case for the Extraterrestrial Origin of Flying Saucers, 1995
"Of course it is possible that UFOs really do contain aliens as many people believe, and the government is hushing it up. I wouldn't like to comment on that."
On C-Span Television, as guest lecturer at the second Millennium Evening at the White House on March 6, 1998. Video (at 0:17:41)
"In my mind, there is no question that they're out there. My career is well established. [...] If you want to become a physicist to learn about the unified field theory - you read my books. Therefore, I'm in a position to say: Yes - most likely they are out there, perhaps even visited, perhaps on our moon."
ABC News Quote
1,440 anti-aircraft shells were fired at the slow-moving object in the sky for hours, without affecting it.
In July, 1947 a craft crashed in New Mexico. Supposedly, there were a few bodies recovered from it.
The Kentucky Air National Guard member would become the first known pilot to lose his life while persuing a UFO.
Unknown lights flew in formation over Lubbock in 1951. Spotted by three professors and later photographed.
First spotted on an air traffic radar, 7 objects moved in unusual flight patterns and flew past the White House.
The most famous abduction case. Involing 39-year-old Barney Hill and his 41-year-old wife Betty.
Radar and visual sighting of a UFO. The missile controls were disabled as the pilot was about to fire & more.
Colonel Charles Halt and his patrolmen saw, took notes of and even touched a craft landing in the forest.
143 witnessed accounts on the first night. Objects were tracked on radar by the Belgian Air Force & much more.
62 children witness a disc land nearby with a 3 ft. tall being with large eyes approach them.
Numerous eye witness accounts describe a huge, triangular shaped UFO moving over the city of Phoenix.
People at Chicago O'Hare International Airport report seeing a saucer or disc-shaped UFO.
Skeptics often refer to one of the following explanations when it comes to UFOs:
These explainations may be correct in many cases. However, the question is: Are they always accurate, or are there exceptions?
Caught on video
ReportersGeorge Knapp Chief Investigative Reporter Leslie Kean New York Times Reporter Ralph Blumenthal New York Times Reporter Ross Coulthart Investigative Journalist, Author
Research with Caution
ExperiencersKarla Turner Professor, author, and ufologist Travis Walton Lumberjack and author Phil Schneider Geologist and whistleblower Alex Collier Supposed contactee Clifford Stone Sergeant
Past ResearchersJ. Allen Hynek Professor, author, ufologist and astronomer Donald Keyhoe Marine Corps Major, writer and researcher James E. McDonald Physicist and ufologist John Mack Psychiatrist, parapsychologist, writer and researcher Stanton Friedman Physicist, Marine Corps major, writer, lecturer and researcher
Current ResearchersRichard Dolan Historian, author, speaker and ufologist Jacques Vallée Computer scientist, author, ufologist and astronomer Robert L. Hastings Ufologist, lecturer, author and filmmaker Tom DeLonge Musician, author, filmmaker and ufologist John Greenewald Jr. Writer, speaker and researcher David M. Jacobs Historian, professor, author and ufologist
NoteworthyNick Pope UK Ministry of Defence Paul Hellyer Former Canadian Defence Minister John Podesta Chief of Staff and counselor Robert Dean NATO Intelligence Analyst Dan Aykroyd Actor and researcher William Cooper Author, radio broadcaster and conspiracy theorist
UFOs are physical spacecraft occupied by extraterrestrial life or non-human aliens from other planets visiting Earth.
UFO reports are psychologically induced and the result of misperception, hallucination, or hoaxes.
UFOs involve visitations from other "realities" or "dimensions" which coexist separately alongside our own.
UFOs and related phenomena are the result of attempts to inflict social change and manipulate humanity's collective beliefs.
UFO reports are the result of an objectively existent physical phenomenon.
UFOs are advanced, secret or experimental aircraft of earthly origin.
UFOs originate from a form of superior, non-human entities of natural or supernatural origin.
A secretive group within a nation or society which furthers a hidden agenda involving technological advancements which lead to resource independence from the parent community.
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What’s the source on the Truman “flying saucers” quote?
Amazing site- I’ve ‘found’ it several times, for some reason I forget that it’s here as a resource. I was doing some clickin’ and found that many (about half the ones I tried) were dead links. Would happily give some time to track down alternative links/videos for some if that’s something that you’d be interested in.
Otherwise, this website is great. I feel pretty ‘researched’ and still found things on here I hadn’t seen.
One of the best informative and documented sources on the subject. Congratz! I might be wrong but is Neil Armstrong not included in the list?
Thank you Filip! As far as I know Neil never spoke out about the subject.
Great job with the site Alx, as someone that’s only started to look seriously into the UAP phenomenon recently this site will keep me preoccupied for a while.
Heads up – I spotted a typo. You’ve put “Don Aykroyd” instead of Dan Aykroyd under your More -> Noteworthy section.
Glad to hear you found the website useful Matt! 🙂 Fixed the typo.
Great website, thanks for taking your time to put together all that information.
Hi Alx, this is an amazing website – great work!
I’ve noticed that some YouTube videos are no longer available. That’s really a pity. Is there a way for you to store them somewhere else, to make sure they remain available?
Otherwise, if you could fix those broken links, that’d be amazing.
Hi Joel! Thank you. I will go through all links as soon as I get time and see if I can fix as many as possible – thanks for reporting!
Aliens exist and it is possible they are among us on Earth, the first Briton to go into space has said.
Dr Helen Sharman told the Observer Magazine that extra-terrestrial life is bound to be somewhere in the universe.
“Aliens exist, there’s no two ways about it,” she said, adding that “there must be all sorts of different forms of life” among the billions of stars.
These are some of the cases mentioned in History Channel’s Crime Investigation Series “UFO Conspiracy: Hunt for the Truth”:
* Levelland TX UFO Case (2 November 1957) – explained as “ball lightning or a severe electrical storm.”
* The Lubbock Lights, Lubbock TX (August 1951) – explained as “newly installed vapor street lights which were bouncing off the undersides of plovers as they flew overhead.”
* UFO cases at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
* 1965 UFO Crash, Kecksburg, Pennsylvania – explained as “meteorite”.
* Mass UFO Sighting, Washtenaw County, Michigan (March 1966) – explained as “swamp gas”, i.e. decaying vegetable matter creating an optical hallucinating illusion.
* Fort Dix-McGuire AFB Close Encounter, New Jersey (18 January 1978)
* Vietnam War – DMZ Incident (June 1968) – explained as “friendly fire”
* Case File: Gary McKinnon, System Administrator, London, 2001
It would be good to add the official explanation for each of the cases listed on the website.
Can you please add the theory that UFOs are from the future? It’s the only theory that allows the grays to be easily explained, as a future stage of our evolution. The number of convergent evolutions between us and them makes it nearly impossible, but parallel evolution or future evolution explains why we are so similar. It also offers much more explainability for a heap of other weird things.
It might be digging into deep speculation, but there are other possibilities for why they look similar to us. If they are from another star they are likely to be hundreds of thousands if not millions of years older as a species then us. The will have tech that is like absolute fantasy. Why would they not be able to hide from every means of observation we have? I find it hard to believe that if we see a UFO it’s not intentional. There would have to be some motivation to have us only see them at the fringes and not have consistent unassailable proof, maybe slow acclimatization for our culture I don’t know, but back to the point whatever we see of them is what they want us to see.
The grey alien is a choice, because at this point they can be whatever body they want, if they are even biological. The grey is close enough for us to immediately and naturally recognize it as an intelligent being, it’s humanoid with a face and eyes, but different enough for us to also immediately and naturally know it’s not us. I think it’s to convey a message to us, like every thing they would let us see would do. It’s so we can know they are like us but alien.
Just my speculation. Not sure how well it stands up to people who have put more thought into this.
THIS is the best UFO site
Whoever designed this site did an amazing job. I’d really like to see the rest of his portfolio. I’m a web designer and developer myself and was really inspired by the way this site is put together.
Thank you Nate. You can now find a link to me in the footer.
You’re doing great work here Alx, excellent design and resources. I’m working on a similar site, but with more context and specific individuals or items in individual categories. We might benefit from comparing notes. Drop me a line you’d interested in chatting.
Thanks. Sent you a mail.
I’ll research this man a bit and see if I can add him. Update: Added him to the site. Thanks for your input!
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