And to mark our visit from the little green men - the good citizens of Roswell have hosted an alien pet parade – featuring little green dogs.
Hounds dressed as extra-terrestrials were the stars of show at the town’s annual UFO festival this weekend.
Alien species: Roswell was overrun with little green dogs this weekend
Back in 1947, the military initially revealed a flying disk had been captured, but changed their story overnight, claiming the craft was actually a weather balloon.
Rumours abound to this day that the occupants of the craft were captured and the military engaged in a cover-up.
If it means more alien pet parades, we’re all for the controversy to continue.