Aliens may have forced a NASA spacecraft to feed us messages that seem like gibberish.
Voyager 1 is a space probe that has been floating through the solar system and sending data back down to Earth for 45 years.
But astronomers recently realised that the data it has been transmitting is nonsense.
Spoon bender Uri Geller has put the spacecraft’s behaviour – which is 14.5 billion miles away – down to the little green men.
The self-declared “mystifier” took to Twitter to weigh in on NASA’s claim that the junk telemetry data was a ‘glitch’.
In a video of him standing in front of a live feed of the Milky Way, Uri said: “It’s not a glitch. These are signals from aliens from an extra-terrestrial civilisation.
“I know too much – I know so much. I’ve seen, I held, I experienced.”
Uri captioned the video with: “The Voyager 1 probe left earth in 1977 and is now 14.5 billion miles away!
“But NASA is now receiving what it calls ‘impossible data’ from it.
“Their leading theory = a glitch in its articulation and control system… but perhaps it is a controlled signal?
“If you ask me, yes – Aliens!”
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The glitch is to do with Voyager 1’s attitude articulation and control system, which controls the orientation of the spacecraft and its antenna.
The system is receiving and acting on commands fine but the data it is sending back to Earth is supposedly waffle.
NASA did not say when the issue began or how long it has been happening for.
Voyager 1 and 2 project manager Suzanne Dodd said: “A mystery like this is sort of par for the course at this stage of the Voyager mission.
“The spacecraft are both almost 45 years old, which is far beyond what the mission planners anticipated.
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“We’re also in interstellar space – a high-radiation environment that no spacecraft has flown in before.
“So, there are some big challenges for the engineering team.
“But I think if there’s a way to solve this issue with the AACS, our team will find it.”
Investigations for the far away spacecraft take a long while because sending a signal either way takes 20 hours and 33 minutes.
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