Gary McKinnon, a NASA hacker, shares what he found: “I was absolutely gobsmacked”

After getting into NASA archives two decades ago, a British hacker has disclosed his discoveries.

After gaining access to NASA information, the US attempted to extradite Gary McKinnon and threatened the 56-year-old hacker with 60 years in prison.

McKinnon’s extradition was rejected by then-home secretary Theresa May after protracted appeals, and he just revealed what he discovered on NASA systems.

McKinnon claimed to have uncovered ‘thousands’ of photos, one of which depicted a cigar-shaped extraterrestrial spaceship, in an interview with The Sun.

Between February 2001 and March 2002, McKinnon had access to the photographs and believes the space agency is ‘covering up proof of extraterrestrial life.’

He explained: “It’s a fact that there are objects we don’t understand flying around in our skies, it’s also a fact that there are scientific, intelligence and military departments that study these objects.

“I was absolutely gobsmacked and those folders had thousands more images.”

McKinnon is certain that evidence of UFOs is being hidden in the US and was inspired to hack into NASA files after Donna Hare, a former NASA employee, claimed that the space agency had been ‘scrubbing images of UFO evidence’.

In a bid to verify Hare’s claims, McKinnon got access to NASA files and claims to have seen four folders marked: Filtered; Unfiltered; Processed; and Raw.

However, due to his slow internet connection, McKinnon was only able to grab one image from the space agency’s folders – that being the picture of a cigar-shaped spacecraft.

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Jake Carter

Jake Carter is a journalist and a most prolific writer who has been fascinated by science and unexplained since childhood.

He is not afraid to challenge the official narratives and expose the cover-ups and lies that keep us in the dark. He is always eager to share his findings and insights with the readers of, a website he created in 2013.


  1. June 12, 2023. Wash DC Press Club. Disclosure Project. Dr. Steven Greer. What will it take to get the truth out of the criminal, parasitic, predatory, impotent, service to self “powers that be” ? 80 years our tax dollars at work without any benefit or oversight.

  2. Hi, my name is Tom I am not some wack jobs ufo chaser , that being said. Back in the summer of 1992 me and my then girlfriend were laying back on the windshield of my car looking up at the stars talking. Then she said I quote are you seeing this, there was a triangle craft hovering over top of us no more than 150-175 ft with purplish lights on corner made a humming sound like a transformer/street light would make . After that it changed my thinking of alien life in the cosmos.

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