NASA Provides Coverage of Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena Meeting

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NASA Provides Coverage of Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena Meeting

NASA is holding a public meeting at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 31, of its independent study team on categorizing and evaluating data of unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP). The agency also will host a media teleconference at the conclusion of the meeting.

The full meeting will air on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website through 2:30 p.m. Watch online at:

NASA defines UAP as observations of events in the sky that cannot be identified as aircraft or known natural phenomena from a scientific perspective. The focus of this public meeting is to hold final deliberations before the agency’s independent study team publishes a report this summer.


Outlining how to evaluate and study UAP by using data, technology, and the tools of science is a NASA priority. It is not a review or assessment of previous unidentifiable observations. The report will inform NASA on what possible data could be collected in the future to shed light on the nature and origin of UAP.


Public Comment
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the meeting includes an opportunity for public comment. NASA will accept questions beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 12, at: