UFO: What is the Namibia Space Ball?
Namibia Space Ball
Namibia Space Ball
Kinda' looks cute
More Space Balls
Australia and Brazil also have 'space balls'
Cool Looking Toy
But not a UFO or Space Ball
Flying Red Circle
UFO enthusiasts can take any picture and make it look like an unknown flying object by circling it in red.
ET Go Home
Intelligent Life has left the house
Man on Mars
Pictures can look deceiving. NASA has a training facility on Earth that simulates some Martian conditions.
The movie. Maybe Hollywood made up this Namibia Space Ball as a promotional stunt for an upcoming movie - "Two Space Balls"
A large metallic ball fell out of the sky on a remote grassland in Namibia, prompting baffled authorities to contact NASA and the European space agency.
Locals had heard several small explosions a few days beforehand, he said.
With a diameter of 35 centimetres (14 inches), the ball has a rough surface and appears to consist of "two halves welded together".
It was made of a "metal alloy known to man" and weighed six kilogrammes (13 pounds), said Ludik.
I don't think alien life has visited Earth. I don't believe in Area 51 conspiracy theories. I don't humans in our lifetime will ever have contact with intelligent life from other planets... but this has people puzzled. It doesn't look "organic" or "natural" (if one can use those words about outer space).
Maybe some Earthlings made this 'space ball' and it didn't really come from space.
Scientists said they've seen other space balls hit Earth over the past twenty years. This particular ball landed in Namibia in November, but scientists tested it before announcing it publicly. That rules out the Santa Claus dropped gift theory.
The space ball 'poses no danger' according to the scientists. They say it has a hard shell of an unknown alloy but an empty inside.
Share your thoughts on how this got here, who/what made it, and what we should do with it.
(or you can read what "real scientists" think here: spoiler warning)
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