Aliens, are they fact or fiction? Is there really life on other planets? You have
probably asked yourself a question like this at least once in your life. Perhaps we will
never really know because of the lack of solid evidence. The only evidence there is is the
testimony of others who have supposedly seen something out of the ordinary. There have
been reports of UFOâ€™s (unidentified flying objects) all over the world and even reports of
people being abducted by strange beings. Are people making all this up or are they really
seeing something from another world.
People have claimed to see UFOs throughout all history, but it wasnâ€™t until 1947
that tons of reports of UFO sightings began flowing in. Ever since 1947 UFO sightings
were given the name of â€œflying saucers.â€ One of the most famous cases of a UFO is the
Roswell Incident. On July 7, 1947 in Roswell , New Mexico a farmer reported that a
flying disc had crashed on his ranch. Soldiers from the Roswell Airforce Base were sent
to the crash site to investigate. They collected the debris of the wreckage and took it back
to the base to examine it. After examining the flying disc, Roswell Army Air Base Public
Information Officer, First Lieutenant Walter G. Haut released what is now known as the
â€œRoswell Statementâ€. The statement announced that the U.S. Army Air Force had
recovered the remains of a crashed UFO and that they were sent to higher headquarters.
The next day a photo of three men holding a weather balloon was released to the press.
The Air Force said that this was what was recovered at Roswell. How could an army
officer mistake a weather balloon for a flying disc? Was this a government involved
cover-up or was it really just a weather balloon. Like most questions involving UFOs
these still remained unanswered. After the Roswell incident reports of UFOs came in
from all ov