April 27th, 2015 10:24 EST
NASA Helium Balloon Mistaken for UFO in Australia! Stop the Insanity!
"Many people in Victoria took a NASA balloon for an unidentified flying object (UFO) and one of them even called police, the Southland Times reported.
People soon took to social media after spotting NASA balloon in the sky above Victoria and thought it was a UFO."
I can understand an aerodynamic Stealth bomber being confused for a spaceship of extraterrestrial origin, and I can even understand a stoner mistaking a Frisbee for a flying saucer, but wetting your drawers because you think a NASA Super Pressure Balloon is a UFO boggles the mind.
Practically any object, (be it a balloon, drone, kite, Chinese lantern, paper airplane) that is launched in the sky will be mistaken for a UFO.
If you think you saw a UFO, by all means take to social media to share your experience, but for God`s sake don`t call the police.
The NASA helium balloon was launched from Wanaka Airport in New Zealand on March 27. I think some of these UFO nuts have been sucking on helium.