their answer may be a bit surprising!
NASA states a perspective that may be very different than what you would expect!. In an interview NASA wasquestioned on many different subjects, including the controversial and out there topic of a warp drive. The one discussion that piqued our interest was about extraterrestrials. Often we hear discussions of this topic and think that is for those on the fringe. However, with the discovery of exoplanets and restarting the SETI program, the topic has gotten a lot of serious discussion. This is what they had to say on the matter:
Has NASA got any guidelines if they were to encounter aliens in space? (Michael Wittemore)
That’s a good question. I don’t know, but I will try to find out and get word to somebody. We probably don’t have guidelines because we don’t realistically think we’re going to encounter somebody like you or me.
It is actually what they said about microbial organisms that was the most shocking and fascinating.
Let’s find out about their stance the video on page 2