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U.S. Space Force Reveals 'Thousands' of UFOs Orbiting Earth Are Causing Potential Threats: Report

Thousands of UFOs are in Earth's Orbit, Space Force Says
Source: U.S. Space Force

The U.S. Space Force stated that it doesn't have great surveillance of an area between Earth and the moon.

Dec. 24 2023, Published 1:06 p.m. ET

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Could the truth about UFOs be closer to home than we think? Especially in light of revelations from the United States Space Force shedding light on a multitude of unidentified objects in Earth's orbit?

Established during the Trump Administration to explore UFOs and space anomalies, the Space Force has encountered thousands of such objects, creating a challenge in threat identification, the agency's primary mission, according to The Daily Mail.

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Recent communications show the sheer volume of sightings is hindering the Space Force's ability to distinguish potential threats from man-made space junk or “natural debris” like meteoroids. This revelation has sparked significant national interest in the United States and other countries.

One concern highlighted in the Space Doctrine Publication 3-100: Space Domain Awareness - Doctrine for Space Forces is the region between Earth and the moon. The Space Force acknowledges a lack of comprehensive access to patrol this area for potential threats, emphasizing the need for new sensor technologies, particularly those that are space-based.

The document covers the Space Force's concerns about hazards and threats, pointing to challenges posed by the natural space environment, orbital congestion, constellation proliferation and the increasing volume of on-orbit debris.

The safety and security of space operations, including space traffic management, are at risk due to these hazards and threats, officials said.

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The Space Force document also touches upon the detection of "patterns of life" and "objects that exhibit abnormal observables," without specifying the meaning of these terms.

The report stresses the importance of swiftly identifying and responding to threats, including those exhibiting abnormal behavior and patterns of life without clear ownership or origin.


The Daily Mail reported on "unidentified aerial phenomena" or UFOs, which have the following characteristics: gravity-defying behavior, low observability on sensors, sudden accelerations, hypersonic speeds without sonic booms and trans-medium travel between air, sea and outer space.

However, the document doesn't clarify how these categories align with "abnormal observables" or "patterns of life."

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In military terms, "patterns of life" often refers to thermal heat signatures emitted by living human targets.

Dr. Sean Kirkpatrick, the former Pentagon UFO investigation chief, has used this term when discussing extraterrestrials and emphasized a rigorous science and technology plan to calibrate sensors, understand patterns of life and develop signature characterizations.

Space Force, citing NASA statistics, included a chart indicating that there are now over 25,000 objects orbiting Earth.


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