On Monday, December 7, former Israeli Space Security Chief Haim Eshed claimed that there was a Galactic Federation of alien life that was already in contact with the U.S. and Israeli governments.
According to Eshed, the aliens had convinced the governments to keep their existence a secret because humans were not ready for the revelation of extraterrestrial life.
Obviously, this wild news was immediately given the meme treatment on Twitter.
Former Israeli space #security chief Haim Eshed has revealed that aliens from a "Galactic Federation" have been in… https://t.co/QhPxIFXwbL— The Jerusalem Post (@The Jerusalem Post)1607349798.0
While a healthy dose of skepticism should definitely be applied to Eshed's claims, many online also felt that the existence of a Galactic Federation would explain President Trump's decision to start the Space Force during his first years in office.
@ethanmcarpenter Maybe that’s why trump started the space force https://t.co/vSAK65BMB4— Chris (@Chris)1607392275.0
Could aliens be real? If Donald Trump knows, he's not saying.
Space Force, Galactic Federation and #aliens feels like trending from the year 2320 https://t.co/xc47HmojrI— PhotographicFloridian (@PhotographicFloridian)1607432942.0
I don't believe the Israel space guy saying aliens are real is true, but if Trump got told it was true and that's w… https://t.co/b8B0KHotQg— forced into dairy queen slavery (@forced into dairy queen slavery)1607398003.0
So the Galactic Federation in contact with only United States and Israeli governments but President Trump only way… https://t.co/pwF5Xe6JDL— CS Stellar (@CS Stellar)1607388894.0
Many space enthusiasts online wondered whether Space Force was meant to help us join the Galactic Federation...or defend us against them.
I've said it before and I'll say it again: the biggest proof of alien life, by far, is that Donald Trump got his fi… https://t.co/CKKr7pyNPP— Jesse Case (@Jesse Case)1607393566.0
Galactic Federation? That explains the random announcement of the Space Force https://t.co/FOJVfeVIta— College is Killing Me (@College is Killing Me)1607388335.0
Possible connections between alien life and the Space Force inevitably generated more memes online.
Galactic Federation? Jeez.. What's next? Space Force is gonna adopt the Spartan uniforms? https://t.co/soajMHPY8F— Sam (@Sam)1607394232.0
Meanwhile, Americans everywhere just tried to keep up with the barrage of recent space-related news.
Uhhhh......what’s happening? #aliens #SpaceForce https://t.co/K3aQe6TneA— The Matthew Hilton🗿 (@The Matthew Hilton🗿)1607445910.0
We qualify for the Galactic Federation now that we have a Space Force. We all Terrans now! https://t.co/Z62vmFJFo9— Arthur Scott (@Arthur Scott)1607380668.0
#PresidentTrump created his #SpaceForce in order to try and combat the #GalacticFederation. He didn’t realize that… https://t.co/Jp78jyLwIB— Galactic Federation (@Galactic Federation)1607419044.0
Could humanity be on the verge of joining a Galactic Federation? If so, it's a good thing we've got a Space Force to explore the final frontier!