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Alien tech in solar system before 2030


The Defense Department started collecting UFO/UAP reports in 2007 as part of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program and the later Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force. News of these programs and associated leaked videos have brought unprecedented mainstream attention to UFOs/UAP.

Before 2030, will mainstream news media report that alien technology has visited our solar system?

This question will resolve positively iff by 2030, 4 credible media sources report that non-human extra-terrestrial technology has been discovered in the solar system (within Neptune's orbit). This may pertain to current claims of UFOs/UAP, events between now and 2030, or discoveries of archaelogical evidence (defunct or non-operational technology, found on earth or in the solar system). This question resolves negatively if there are no sufficient reports.

for this question, credible media sources will include:

  • The Associated Press
  • The New York Times
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Washington Post
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • Time Magazine
  • The Economist
  • The Times of London
  • The Financial Times
  • Le Monde
  • or Die Zeit

Additionally, A report from a branch of the federal government that claims that aliens are the most likely explanation of a reported observation will count as a source.

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