WASHINGTON — What did you see Saturday night? Was it a bird or a comet? No, it was a rocket.
SpaceX says a Falcon 9 rocket with 52 Starlink satellites was launched from Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 7:32 p.m. Saturday.
Clear skies provided a great view for many in region. Users on social media were stunned of what they say in the sky, hundreds shared their footage of a light streaking through sky of what we now know was the rocket.
This was the fourth launch and landing for this Falcon 9 first stage booster, SpaceX stated in its website.
Some even spotted the beautiful sighting in across D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
You can watch the full stream of the launch below:
Here are just the few photos and videos of the rocket: