LA Goes Crazy Over Mysterious Bright Light - SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch
For those of you living in Los Angeles, California, did you see the bright light that appeared in the skies on Friday night? It sure did stopped traffic and caused a lot of panic and curiosity? At first, it looked like a tiny straight line and they it started spreading out like the shape of a giant fish.
It was a rocket! The mysterious light was from the SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vanderberg Air Force Base at 5:29 p.m.
According to Space.com, a two-stage Falcon 9 booster lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California tonight (Dec. 22) at 11:27 p.m. EST (8:27 p.m. local California time, 0427 on Dec. 23 GMT), lofting 10 communications satellites for the commercial Iridium Next constellation. The launch lit up the evening sky over Southern California, providing a spectacular sight shortly after sunset for observers.
SpaceX Falcon 9 launch was a sight to behold
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