Earlier this week a fireball was reported streaking across the night sky visible in numerous states including California, Utah, and Nevada.
Below you can find some amazing footage that was captured, in which people are unsure of the object they are seeing. Later on it was confirmed to be part of a Chinese rocket that launched just last month and was burning up in the Earth’s atmosphere.
Falling to the ground in the video is the second stage of China’s Long March 7 rocket which was launched on June 25th. The object is thought to have been 36 feet long, 11 feet wide, and weighing in at 6 metric tons.
— Matt Holt (@mholt6) July 28, 2016
It remains to be seen if any rocket debris fell to the ground; there have been no reports in that regard.
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