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UN's outer space chief on extra terrestrial life

The United Nations has a little-known agency called the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs.

Head of the agency, Professor Mazlan Othman, dismissed recent reports that she was to become the first port of call for alien visitors.

But the Malaysian astrophysicist said the possibility of discovering extra terrestrial life, even if just microbes, was increasing.

  • 05 Oct 2010