The disintegrating SpaceX rocket booster provides a spectacular picture

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Disintegrating SpaceX rocket booster spectacularly displayed over Pacific Northwest as it splinters and burns down as it reenters the atmosphere

  • The event was the second stage of a Space X Falcon rocket that was not set on fire earlier this month
  • Instead, it burned when it reentered the atmosphere over Seattle around 9 p.m.
  • The disintegrating rocket part splints into several pieces in the air, with many residents mistaking it for a plane crash or a meteor
  • NWS in Seattle confirmed it was debris from a Falcon 9 rocket 2nd stage that failed a deorbit burn
  • “There are NO expected impacts on the ground in our region at this time,” tweeted the NWS in Seattle

A disintegrating Space X rocket booster made a spectacular display over the Pacific Northwest when it entered orbit again.

The event was the second stage of a Space X Falcon rocket that was not set on fire earlier this month. Instead, it burned as it reentered the atmosphere over Seattle around 9 p.m. Thursday night.

The disintegrating rocket part splints into several pieces in the air, with many residents mistaking it for a plane crash or a meteor.

A disintegrating Space X rocket supercharger made a spectacular display over Seattle when it entered orbit again

A disintegrating Space X rocket supercharger made a spectacular display over Seattle when it entered orbit again

The National Weather Service Seattle confirmed the event after excited local residents called emergency services

The National Weather Service Seattle confirmed the event after excited local residents called emergency services

The National Weather Service Seattle confirmed the event after excited local residents called emergency services

The National Weather Service Seattle confirmed the event after excited local residents called emergency services.

“The much reported bright objects in the sky were the debris from a Falcon 9 rocket 2nd stage that failed to successfully deorbit combustion,” the NWS tweeted in Seattle.

Based on the observed video, this seems more likely than a bolide meteor or similar object, as they would move much faster upon impact with our atmosphere. There are NO expected impacts on the ground in our region at this time. ‘

The flaming missile was visible from Seattle to Cannon Beach, Oregon.

There were no reports of damage or other impacts to the ground.

The rocket launched Starlink satellites, built in Redmond, Washington, into orbit earlier this week, the Times reported.

SpaceX said on Wednesday that the Falcon 9’s first stage returned to Earth and landed as planned on its ocean-going vessel off the coast of Florida.

The disintegrating rocket part splints into several pieces in the air, with many residents mistaking it for a plane crash or a meteor

The disintegrating rocket part splints into several pieces in the air, with many residents mistaking it for a plane crash or a meteor

The disintegrating rocket part splints into several pieces in the air, with many residents mistaking it for a plane crash or a meteor

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