NASA has hired a team of 16 researchers to investigate unidentified aerial phenomena, also known as UAP.
The research team is made up of astrophysicists, people with PhDs and former employees of NASA.
According to Rochester First, the team will investigate civilian government entities, commercial data, and other types of sources.
Research will begin on Oct. 24 and carry on for nine months.
What will the new research team do for NASA while investigating UAP?
The team’s focus will be unclassified data, so the dataset is limited.
This makes it hard to explain observations, but nonetheless NASA will still publicly release their findings in 2023.
Daniel Evans, assistant deputy administrator for research with NASA’s Science Mission Directorate shared a statement.
“Consistent with NASA’s principles of openness, transparency, and scientific integrity, this report will be shared publicly,” Evans said.
“All of NASA’s data is available to the public, we take that obligation seriously and we make it easily accessible for anyone to see or study.”
The overall goal of the research team is to let NASA know what data they’ve gathered to determine the nature of UAPs.
To view the entire list of researchers and any other information, visit NASA’s website here.
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