The first UFO sighting occurred in 1947, when businessman Kenneth Arnold was flying his small plane when he saw a group of nine high-speed objects near Mount Rayner in Washington. Arnold estimated the speed of the Crescent-shaped objects at thousands of miles per hour and said they “traveled like a saucer.”Later in the press report, it was incorrectly stated that the objects were shaped like saucers and hence the term flying saucer was used.
Sightings of unidentified flying marvels expanded, and in 1948 the U.S. Flying corps started an examination of these reports called Project Sign. The underlying assessment of those engaged with the undertaking was that the UFOs were doubtlessly modern Soviet airplane, albeit a few scientists recommended that they may be rocket from different universes, the purported extraterrestrial theory (ETH).
Inside a year, Project Sign was prevailing by Project Grudge, which in 1952 was it self supplanted by the longest-lived of the authority investigations into UFOs, Project Blue Book, settled at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. From 1952 to 1969 Project Blue Book incorporated reports of in excess of 12,000 sightings or occasions, every one of which was at last delegated “recognized” with a known cosmic, environmental, or fake (human-caused) wonder or “unidentified.” The last classification, roughly 6% of the aggregate, included cases for which there was lacking data to make a distinguishing proof with a known marvel.