Everybody goes blab, blab, blab, blab, blab on about outer space, but they, for some reason entirely omit the possibility of time travel. This possibility just seems to have fallen into a total black hole for whatever reason.
None of this speaks to whether it is real or a psyop. Or rather it does, because if it is really us from the future, it is inevitably benign, they would not be able to change the past or they would cease to exist. What you get are the usual low-grade Coke or Pepsi explanations presented to you on a nice, clean, shiny disk-shaped platter.