NASA Hit Back After Controversial Claims That Child Slaves Were Being Kept On Mars

Conditions on planet Mars are, to put it simply, harsh. After all, it has an extremely thin atmosphere which is widely considered to be incapable of sustaining life. Yet despite this fact, some rather interesting theories have emerged about what’s up on the planet today. And in response to these thoughts, a NASA worker has been forced to speak publicly.

The offbeat claims revolved around the notion of a human colony functioning on Mars today. According to a man named Robert Steele, this settlement started when kidnapped minors were launched towards the Red Planet. After two decades of space travel, Steele alleged, the abducted individuals arrived and were forced to serve the colony.

Speaking to Alex Jones on his Infowars web channel, Steele detailed his theory. “We actually believe that there is a colony on Mars that is populated by children who were kidnapped and sent into space on a 20-year ride,” he told his host. “So that once they get to Mars they have no alternative but to be slaves on the Mars colony.”

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Of course, this is far from the first time that Jones, also a radio DJ, has acted as a mouthpiece for a colorful allegation. In fact, he’s garnered a reputation for pushing a variety of widely disproven conspiracy theories. For example, he supported the claim that the fatal Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 never really happened.

But despite Jones’s dubious reputation, NASA couldn’t just ignore the claims that had emerged on his channel. In fact, a National Aeronautics and Space Administration representative named Guy Webster subsequently spoke to website The Daily Beast to clear things up. “There are no humans on Mars,” he stated. “There are active rovers on Mars. There was a rumor going around… that there weren’t. There are, but there are no humans.”

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