We may have missed a great opportunity for cross cultural cross galaxy communication; and this after all the hard work being done at Seti.
As CNN reports:
CHICAGO, Illinois (AP) — — Federal officials say it was probably just some weird weather phenomenon, but a group of United Airlines employees swear they saw a mysterious, saucer-shaped craft hovering over O’Hare Airport in November.
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At least one O’Hare controller, union official Craig Burzych, was amused by it all.
“To fly 7 million light years to O’Hare and then have to turn around and go home because your gate was occupied is simply unacceptable,” he said.