latest in Real UFO & alien discloser Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14, Moon, NASA, interview on Kerrang Radio 23 july 2008. Apolo Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell grew up in Roswell, New Mexico. His family knew the ranchers where an alien spacecraft came down in 1947. Also, being an astronaut who went to the moon, he learn from high ranking military and intelligence people that the event DID happen. He suspects the government has a back-engineering program going on, although he's not sure whether or not they've been successful.