“NASA believes that the tools of scientific discovery are powerful and apply here also…We have access to a broad range of observations of Earth from space – and that is the lifeblood of scientific inquiry. We have the tools and team who can help us improve our understanding of the unknown. That’s the very definition of what science is. That’s what we do.
– Statement by Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for science at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. This was part of NASA’s statement committing to a 9-month study of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena, also known as UFOs. You can read the full press release from NASA here.