US republican congressman asks senior NASA panel if aliens lived on Mars 'thousands of years ago'

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in News
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FROM MIRROR ONLINE - A senior US politician has asked a NASA panel if aliens lived on Mars thousand of years ago - and has been dogged by criticism for asking such a bizarre question. Republican Dana Rohrabacher asked the world-renowned scientists if they could rule out if there was an alien civilisation on the red planet in the past. After being told no, the congressman pushed further and was met with an emphatic response, that is was "extremely unlikely". The 70-year-old politician from California, who was a speech writer for president Ronald Reagan in the 80s, was addressing the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology in the USA on Tuesday, when he decided to make his enquiry.

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