Fifty Years Ago, the Air Force Tried to Make UFOs Go Away

Fifty Years Ago, the Air Force Tried to Make UFOs Go Away

     Fifty years ago today, the U.S. Air Force announced the closing of its most famous UFO investigation program, Project Blue Book. While the government’s goal was to “make UFOs go away,” it forced a community to take matters into its own
By MJ Banias
Popular Mechanics
12-17-19

hands. And it worked: If the events of this year alone are any indication, UFOs remain as hot of a topic in the general conscience than ever. But we wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for Blue Book.

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