People think they've found proof of aliens on Mars

Mimi Launder
Friday 13 October 2017 16:00
Science and Tech
Picture:(NASA / JPL / CORNELL)

Right now, Donald Trump is the United States President, Brexit is (probably) happening and four- yes, four - Kardashians might be pregnant.

If 2017 has proven anything, it's that the truth is often stranger than fiction.

And now there is a chance for it to give alien movies a run for their money.

One Redditor posted an image from NASA's Opportunity Rover.

Although the snap was taken way back in 2005, they've got a brand new theory:

Uh nasa? UFO Caught on Mars Rover Mission? Is this real?

Let's just skip over the whole NASA-staff-are-highly-qualified-and-you're-a-randomer-on-the-internet detail for a second and enjoy suspending our disbelief.

We all deserve a break from real life, ok?

Read this vaguely convincing description from user EdisonVonneZula if you need help keeping reality at bay.

It should do the job for a few more seconds, at least:

Looks like light glimmering off of a genuine spaceship on an alien planet in outer planet iun outserspace.

Blissful fantasy feels good, right?

And Crazylegs99 wrote:

They forgot to Photoshop that one out.

Love how skeptival the mods are.

You could have aliens waving hi through the windshield and it would be flagged as likely prosaic. 

Yeah, NASA and their Photoshopping of images to hide the facts. An infamous pairing.

After all, it does actually look like it was made by some kind of intelligent species.

What else could it be but aliens?

You could, we suppose, argue it's entry debris.

Thankfully, redditors have devised clever work-around to help out the non-believers.

User spatial circumstances wrote:

to be fair, that does literally make a photo of a wrecked alien spacecraft

And redditor KaneinEncanto agreed:

Essentially it is. Alien to Mars.

See? We have found aliens.

They just happen to be us.

And because we're still not entirely sure, this means the object is literally a crashed Unidentified Flying Object!

So, we can cling onto that: even if it's not alien, it's still a UFO. Which is just as good. Kind of.

HT Daily Mail

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