23 Dec '17, 4pm

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Launch Shocks Los Angeles

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Launch Shocks Los Angeles

Yesterday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at around 5:30 P.M. PST, causing a massive streak of light across the sky in Southern California. The bizarre appearance follows news of U.N. sanctions against North Korea for a November 29 missile test. CEO Elon Musk posted video on his Twitter account , with caption, “Nuclear alien UFO from North Korea.” The scheduled Falcon 9 launch was the “fourth Iridium mission consisting of 10 satellites.” According to website spacearchive.info, visibility was predicted due to the sun and the time of day of launch: The next publicly announced Vandenberg AFB rocket launch is a Falcon 9 on the evening of December 22. The vehicle is slated to lift off at 17:27:34 PST and carry several Iridium communications satellites into orbit. This launch occurs 30 minutes after Vandenberg AFB sunset. The rocket’s bright flame shou...

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