Thats the idea behind the Retro UFO Space Convention, an event designed to honor UFOs past, present and future that takes place April 29 in Landers, California.
Organizer Rob Harris says similar spacecraft conventions were popular in the 1950s and 60s but died out in the 70s.
Now, he hopes they take off again and figures part of the fun of the convention is comparing the old mechanical flying saucers with current styles powered by transistors.
He figures its much like how auto buffs love the fins seen on 1950s cars even though the newer cars are more aerodynamically designed.
Harris doesnt know if any guests will bring their own craft but its possible since the area around the convention is a UFO hotbed.
In fact, the convention is being held in a building called the Integratron, a dome-shaped wooden electrostatic generator that was built in 1954 by a human who supposedly received alien assistance.
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