"I believe that these extraterrestrial vehicles and their crews are visiting this planet from other planets. I feel that we need to have a top-level, coordinated program to scientifically collect and analyze data from all over the earth concerning any type of encounter, and to determine how best to interface with these visitors in a friendly fashion. "There have been too many unexplained examples of UFO sightings around this earth for us to rule out the possibilities that some form of life exists out there beyond our own world. "I know other astronauts share my feelings and we know the government is sitting on hard evidence of UFOs!” Astronaut Gordon Cooper: 1985
\nGeorge A. Filer retired as a Major in the US Air Force. He is a member of MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) and a member of the Disclosure Project, which is a coalition of military and government insiders dedicated to exposing the secret that UFOs are real.