The launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket Sunday night came with a sonic boom warning.
And also, a major light show that was seen all over California just after, including the Central Valley.
Cue the local Tweet storm, which were surprisingly slim on UFO mentions.
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Some of the visuals came from the launch itself, which put an Argentinian Earth-observation satellite into orbit. Part of it was from the recovery of the rocket’s first-stage booster, which landed back at its launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base, north of Los Angeles, according to the Associated Press.
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