Alligators Are A Big Problem When It Comes To NASA

Samuel Reason | April 29th, 2019

You may be forgiven for thinking that the great minds at work at NASA would be able to deal with a couple of rogue alligators. With hundreds of the world’s top scientists working together, you would have thought they could easily establish a solution to keep the reptiles off the launchpads. Yet it looks like alligators are able to outsmart some of the world’s best without any issues.

petslady.com

In fact, alligators have been a long-running problem for NASA, they quickly climb over any fences and have even been known to enter buildings during the night. A few years ago, an alligator was able to dismantle a pressure-sensitive automatic door and enter the NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) during the night. And as the earlier workers came into the office, they were greeted by a six-foot reptile lounging in their lobby – under a bench.

And the strange thing is this sort of encounter happens all the time at the NASA HQ, it is not a rare occurrence at all. It would seem that alligators and NASA scientists may even be forming a partnership. They may be building the world’s most advanced spacecraft and planning out to do space farming, or which planet we will be exploring next – but it seems they are no match when it comes to keeping the headquarters safe from alligators.

There is an extremely long list of gators blocking doorways, or even hiding under employees cars. Some even climb over fences to enter secure governmental perimeters. There are hundreds of little alligators but NASA also seems to attract some of the biggest, it has been reported sometimes they even get in the fridges. Or worse there was one instance of a dog being eaten!

Yet nobody really freaks out, apparently, alligators are just seen as something that comes with the territory.

Next Article
  • Captain Blackbeard Was Actually A Real Life Terminator

    The infamous Captain Blackbeard that has sparked so many stories, TV series and films over the years is an extremely iconic figure in the world of pirates. Most likely the best-known pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy, which happened from the late 1600s to the mid-1720s. Although his true pirating career only did last...

    Read More
  • The Maori Use Fungus For Tattoos

    As we are sure you have seen the pacific islanders have an intensive cultural and ancestry of face and body tattoos. And this is something that has been an integral part of their culture for generations, of course, you may ask how in the world did they create ink for the use of tattoos. Well,...

    Read More
  • The High Tech Toilet That Sank A Military Submarine

    During World War II, countries across the world were making strides and improvements when it came to military equipment. And nothing was more advanced than submarines. The German Type VIIC submarine, for example, was considered to be one of the most advanced hunters of the seas during its era. And...

    Read More
  • The 2,000 Year Old Fast Food Joints Of Pompeii

    Similar to the modern man and woman, it appears the Romans of Pompei did indeed love fast food. Not every night do you have the time to cook up an exquisite taste of ancient Italian food with wine. Archeologists have found proof in the ruins of Pompeii that many a snack bar or fast food...

    Read More
  • The Trial Of The Autun Rats

    In 1508 in France, a very strange trial took place. In a quiet farming town of Autun, around 300 kilometers south of Paris, there was a constant sound of scurrying little feet. Indeed Autun had a major rats problem, they were everywhere and destroying many of the local crops. It was a major problem, but...

    Read More
  • The Man Who Has Filled Thousands Of Potholes

    Dadarao Bilhore is a man on a mission, a mission to wage war against the enemies of the street: the simple pothole. When his only son died in a road accident that was caused by a pothole, he took matters into his own hands. Bilhore has filled in thousands of potholes and has even launched...

    Read More
  • The Day Fabio Killed A Goose With His Face

    It was a horrific scene that happened due to a terrible accident, everything changed in 1999 when male superstar model Fabio ended up killing a goose with his face. The margarine spokesman Fabio, a household name to so many families from the 1990s killed goose mid-air with nothing but his face. ...

    Read More
  • The 16 Psyche Asteroid Could Make Everyone A Billionaire

    There is a giant golden asteroid that flies around space carrying enough heavy metals to make everyone on Earth a billionaire. There is so much precious metal on this asteroid that NASA is even planning an attempt to reach it on 2022. Known as Psyche 16 the asteroid is found...

    Read More