Morris K. Jessup was a UFO researcher of the 1950s era, a time that is sometimes called the Golden Age of Flying Saucers, with a solid background in academia. He did not emerge from some hazy contactee history of encounters with blonde Venusians and was among the first of the scientific community to take the subject seriously, even as he suffered the inevitable consequences of being ostracized and vilified by his peers. 

The story of the late astronomer Morris K. Jessup is a strange one and unfortunately it is based on very little information. Many researchers over the years have tried to piece together the complete sequence of events, but in spite of their efforts there still remains the kind of shadowy doubt that makes for disquiet and controversy about just what really happened.

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