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.
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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