We used to call them UFOs. Now we call them UAPs (unidentified aerial phenomena). Whatever the label, Blink-182 co-founder Tom DeLonge can rightfully credit himself to a large degree for the Pentagon officially releasing three videos of UAPs documented by US Navy pilots.
This is a good thing. For many years, if a pilot saw something strange, it was likely in his best interest to say nothing. So much derision is levied at those who believe there are things unexplained in our skies.
At any rate, the Pentagon has released videos captured by US Navy pilots. The organization DeLonge helped found, To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science, posted an announcement:
“SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2020 – Another milestone was achieved this week for space tech start-up To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science (TTSA) when the Pentagon officially released three videos of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) to confirm the footage that was taken by U.S. Navy fighter-jets was authentic. This is the first time in history the Department of Defense has officially acknowledged the existence of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena.”
To the Stars has sectors on space, entertainment, and science.
DeLonge has always been a ‘some-of-everything’ kind of fellow, engaging in everything from skateboarding to writing to music. UAPs or UFOs—both are the same thing in reality—have been an interest of his for quite some time. Blink-182 was the product of his interest in music, and the band etched its way into musical history. DeLonge has done it all, from arts to science and even politics. He even campaigned for John Kerry (D) in his unsuccessful run for the presidency.
The videos had previously been leaked and published by To the Stars. The US Navy confirmed them after the fact.
It’s interesting the UFO term was replaced by UAP. Considering the long history of denials and false information by various administrations on anything remotely related to objects in the sky we cannot explain, it’s obvious the government just wanted a new label for no other reason than dismissing the past.
Featured Photo: A UFO incident in Socorro, New Mexico, in 1964 remains unexplained. (US Government photo)
(Kay B. Day/April 30, 2020)
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