Astronaut Chris Hadfield Calls Alien UFO Hype 'Foolishness'

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Calls Alien UFO Hype 'Foolishness'

The Canadian astronaut, who commanded the International Space Station and recorded the famous microgravity rendition of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, on Sunday spit some fire at true believers who see a link between UFOs or UAPs (for “unidentified aerial phenomena” in the newish military parlance) and some sort of alien intelligence. From a report: “Obviously, I’ve seen countless things in the sky that I don’t understand,” Chris Hadfield, a former pilot for the Royal Canadian Air Force, said during a CBC Radio call-in show.

“But to see something in the sky that you don’t understand and then to immediately conclude that it’s intelligent life from another solar system is the height of foolishness and lack of logic.” […] Hadfield added that he does think it’s likely there’s life somewhere else in the universe. “But definitively up to this point, we have found no evidence of life anywhere except Earth,” he said, “and we’re looking.”

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