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When is the government going to release information about extra terrestrials?

Asked by Joshua on Facebook.

According to NASA, no branch of the United States government is currently involved with or responsible for investigations into the possibility of intelligent alien life on other planets.NASA has been investigating the possibility that the planet Mars was once the home to very simple life, such as microbes. The SETI project, which searches for evidence of transmissions from intelligent life in outer space, was a part of NASA until 1993 but is now private.

NASA’s Kepler mission is looking for planets that are similar to Earth, which would mean that they could possibly support life.

Learn about previous government efforts to search for extraterrestrial life and UFOs.