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— The Biscuit Oliva Of Horny Jail (@The Biscuit Oliva Of Horny Jail)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
@Qtah17 What if that’s the reason he’s pushing for space force— Jessica (@Jessica)1607393687.0
Possible connections between alien life and the Space Force inevitably generated more memes online.
Space Force One https://t.co/fj8Y1P1486— AwareAnon (@AwareAnon)1607384971.0
Trumps Space Force meeting the Galactic Federation Aliens for the first time #GalacticFederation https://t.co/BCx3kmFSPV— Chico State of Mind (@Chico State of Mind)1607445981.0
Galactic Federation? Jeez.. What's next? Space Force is gonna adopt the Spartan uniforms? https://t.co/soajMHPY8F— Mr. Sam (@Mr. 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!