The Twilight effect from a SpaceXFalcon 9 rocket. Most people were unaware it was happening leading to plenty of questions and comments from posters.
The launch today was for client Iridium, delivering 10 satellites to low Earth orbit for its Iridium NEXT communications constellation.
Multiple local law enforcement agencies have confirmed the flash of light was from the rocket launch, which blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base along California's Central Coast. The satellites were deployed by 6:49 p.m.
While the aerospace manufacturer founded by Elon Musk had been live-tweeting the Falcon 9 take-off to the excitement of its almost five-and-a-half million followers, the majority of Californians were left in the dark regarding this pre-planned event (metaphorically speaking, of course), leaving them shocked at the eerie sight of bright lights flying overhead.
Iridium has acquired healthy signals from all 10 satellites, SpaceX reported via Twitter.
This mysterious bright light flashing across the sky in Southern California is what sparked all the talk of aliens.
"People were wondering if it had something to do with movies, or TV or a UFO", he said.
Musk tweeted that it was "definitely aliens" sharing a video of the launch with the caption "nuclear alien UFO from North Korea". The worst part of all this is that, after several media outlets published articles debunking the alleged alien sightings and highlighting the SpaceX launch, many people who saw the lights clung tightly to their extra-terrestrial fantasies. The array will also include the Aireon aircraft tracking and surveillance system.
Somewhat heavier snow is likely in some areas, especially in the Greater Toronto Area where a snowfall warning is in effect. In a weather warning issued Sunday, Environment Canada said a pacific frontal system will move onto Vancouver Island today.
Nintendo just released a new trailer and a batch of screenshots for its Switch-exclusive fighting game ARMS . If you start Grand Prix at level seven, the game will default to strong computer opponent from the start.
With the Indian batsman in hot form, the Lankan bowlers wouldn't like to get hammered the same way they were at Cuttack. The opener hit five fours and eight sixes in his 49-ball blitz before being caught behind off Nuwan.
We've now extended that feature to iPhone 7 with iOS 11.2, and plan to add support for other products in the future. There's no easy way to replace the battery yourself, and trying to do so could void your warranty.
Jordan Feldstein was fiercely protective of his artists and their art and always delivered good or bad news personally. He is a father of two children from his previous marriage to Clint Eastwood's daughter, Francesca Eastwood .
The driver reportedly lost control over the vehicle due to which the bus skidded off the bridge into the river. The bus was ferrying around 50 passengers from Lal Soth to Sawai Madhopur , about 65 km away, reported NDTV.
But Sri Lanka fought its way back as Iyer was run out when the ball deflected onto the stumps off bowler Akila Dananjaya. But then fortunes changed and India defeated Sri Lanka heftily in the ODI series under the leadership of Rohit Sharma.
The document reportedly showed how many immigrants had been issued visas to the U.S.in the first half of 2017. They "all have AIDS" the commander in chief allegedly said about the 15,000 Haitian visas.
NOTES: Chargers LB Korey Toomer, starting in place of the injured Denzel Perryman, had his first sack of the season. The Chargers are just 1-6 ATS In their last 7 in December and 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games following a loss .
Chappelle said he failed to comprehend some of the comments Trump voters were making while waiting in line outside the polling booths.
Mumbai gets India's first AC local train
Weekly, fortnightly and monthly season tickets will be charged at 5, 7 and 10 times that of a single journey. Remaining one service will run as a slow service from Mahalaxmi to Borivali, and will halt at all stations.
Amazon acquires wireless security camera startup
This week, Blink introduced its third product to be released, a doorbell with a built-in camera that also operates on batteries. The indoor camera and doorbell both start at $99, while the outdoor monitoring system is available from $129.
Amtrak should go back where it came from
The NTSB's findings are based on the locomotive event data recorder and inward and outward-facing cameras on the train. The six people Krzak is representing will suffer "long-term" effects from the crash, he said.
Jadhav's mother, wife to arrive in Islamabad on Monday
Faisal had said the meeting would take place at the foreign affairs ministry and its photo and video footage would be issued. India maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Navy.
OH unemployment rate drops in November
The state's unemployment rate held steady at 3.9 percent, below the national rate of 4.1 percent. The gains were entirely in the private sector; government jobs continued to decline.
Chelsea avoid Manchester City in League Cup semifinal draw
But while Cahill gives credit to Arsenal for their recent wins, he insisted Chelsea will be extra motivated to get a result. The two-legged semi-finals will be played on the 9/23 January, with the final in late set for late February.
Air Tests Positive for Alcohol at Frat House
Officers breathalysed party goers outside the house, all were between 17 and 20-years-old - which is underage by U.S. laws. They could face fines up to $315,000 (£235,000) each, though WJLA reported that a sentence that high would be unlikely.