The Californian skies dazzled at night with a spectacular light show as SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was launched yesterday. Elon Musk’s company successfully launched the Falcon 9 Argentine satellite SAOCOM 1A from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Locals were stunned and equally amazed with the light show that left in the sky during the event. The first stage returned back to the Earth base, landing about 8 minutes after its takeoff. The pictures of the mysterious alien skies were shared widely on the internet.
Some of the pictures showed the Falcon 9 rocket separating and leaving a rocket trail behind. The Air Force had advised the people in Central California about seeing mysterious lights and also sounds of engine booms while the first stage returned back to its base. Falcon 9 launch was the company 30th successful landing of the rocket booster. SpaceX tweeted to confirm the successful landing. Meanwhile, some people called the lightning show as a sign of aliens.
Elon Musk confirmed about the landing of Falcon.
Falcon has landed pic.twitter.com/joqphUs1AO
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 8, 2018
The entire launch event left the skies lit in different shades, playing out a spectacular show. Take a look at people tweeting about the mysterious Californian skies.
Video of the spectacular light show
Just minutes ago…wtf? pic.twitter.com/TX9iGOiQj8
— ⚡⚡Brian Bolts⚡⚡ (@Brian_Bolts) October 8, 2018
Speculations about aliens also began
— Pure_Simia (@Rafa_s_a_) October 8, 2018
— Enriched Minds (@enrichedminds17) October 8, 2018
UFO have arrived?
SOMETHING IS HAPPENING IN LA. I CANNOT BELIEVE I JUST SAW A UFO!! pic.twitter.com/xh1Zk4GkZq
— Colleen Huttner (@colleen_huttner) October 8, 2018
Although the Mayor confirmed there was no UFO or Aliens, just brilliant light display of SpaceX’s launch
A closer look at the skies!
— Mayor Eric Garcetti (@MayorOfLA) October 8, 2018
Although the lights do look mysterious at some point. For the uninformed, it caused doubts of alien invasion, but soon all the reasoning was out on social media. This mission has the main aim to gather soil moisture information.