UN Chooses Malaysian Astrophysicist To Be First Contact With Aliens

Astrophysicist Mazian Othman, photo via Wikipedia

The United Nations is set to appoint astrophysicist Mazian Othman as Earth’s first alien contact. Othman is currently the head of The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. (UNOOSA)

UNOOSA is the United Nations office responsible for promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses for outer space.

The UNOOSA conducts international workshops, training courses and pilot projects on topics that include remote sensing, satellite navigation, satellite meteorology, tele-education and basic space sciences for the benefit of developing nations.

It also maintains a 24-hour hotline as the United Nations focal point for satellite imagery request during disasters and manages the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response. (UN-SPIDER)

UNOOSA prepares and distributes reports, studies and publications on various fields of space science and publication on various fields of space and technology application and international space law. Documents and reports are available in all official languages of the United Nations through the UNOOSA website.

UNOOSA is located at the United Nations office at Vienna, Austria.

via New York Post

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