#Aliens abound as Americans report record #UFO sightings 70 years after Roswell – an annotated infographic
The 1947 Roswell UFO incident took place 70 years ago this year.
Initially reported as a crashed weather balloon, it was later confirmed as a military surveillance balloon, but conspiracy theories of alien spacecraft persist and reports of UFO sightings have soared in recent years – peaking in 2014 with 8,621 reports.
The truth is still out there.
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