UFOs: Encounters of the Third Kind Essay

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Over the years, the existence of UFO’s and extraterrestrials have been questioned. Although many have claimed to encounter the third kind, some still remain skeptical. Questionable situations such as Area 51 has had the citizens of America in the dark for over forty years. Today, we hear from government and military officials who have been silenced from revealing information involving UFO‘s, learn about more and more UFO sightings, and hear about people encountering direct contact with UFO’s and extraterrestrials. Frederick Fox, a US Navy Pilot has confirmed the existence of a publication called JANAP 146 E which had a section that restricted any Navy Pilot from revealing any information involving UFO’s. If these pilots would come forth to the public about UFO’s they would receive a $10,000 fine and up to 10 years in prison. Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who has a Ph.D. of Aeronautics from MIT, informed the public that there in fact have been extraterrestrial activity, crashed crafts, along with material and bodies discovered. He also states that there has been a certain amount of reverse engineering that has allowed some of these crafts or components to be duplicated. Edgar Mitchell testifies that there is a small group of people who may or may not currently be in the government, but at one point they were and they obtain this knowledge and have been attempting to conceal this knowledge. Over the years, there have been countless UFO sightings, many of which come from legitimate sources like pilots, astronauts, and military and government officials. For example, Astronaut Colonel Gordon Cooper tells about an incident at Edwards Air Force Base when he was having some cameramen film precision landings. A saucer flew right over them, put down 3 landing gears and landed in a dry lakebed. The cameramen approached the craft and it lifted off and flew away at a

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