This is NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, "a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle" designed to land huge payloads on Mars. So there—suck on that Martians, because after all these decades of sci-fi invasions, we are going to be the ones seizing your planet with our very own flying saucers.
What some are calling "the most effective tool ever designed for combating picky eaters" and "the most dangerous toy you could ever hand a child" (ok, just us), these adorable porcelain soup plates are detailed in platinum to look like retro UFOs when flipped over.
The government might still be keeping aliens from us, but they're no longer keeping this schematics of a supersonic flying saucer the Air Force was considering trying to build back in the 1950s. Meet Project 1794.
The Fars News Agency—partially funded by the Iranian government—says that Iran has built a flying saucer called Zohal and used this image in the story. Hmmmmmmmmmmmm.
Traditional conspiracy theorists would have you believe classified military UFO reports are all about flying saucers and little green men. Truth is, at least in Russia, the aliens had a penchant for aquatic locales—not space.
The patent shown is for an aircraft to be powered off the ground using a plasma technology. Subrata Roy, a University of Florida aerospace engineer, proposes the existing technique of passing a magnetic wave through a conducting fluid can produce a force strong enough to lift an aircraft off the ground. Granted, the…
No, this is not an early April Fool. Neither does it come with tiny green men inside, nor does it play synth music for the enjoyment of François Truffaut and Richard Dreyfuss. This is the GFS which, believe it or not, stands for Geoff's Flying Saucer, a floating mini-vessel that uses the Coanda effect to move in…