SpaceX Falcon 9 Re-Entry Debris Spark Spectacular Light Show Over Pacific Northwest
After the hullaballoo began, National Weather Service Seattle took to Twitter to dispel the thoughts of it being a meteor shower. The belief was that it was actually “debris from a Falcon 9 rocket 2nd stage that did not successfully have a deorbit burn” from March 4th. According to astronomer Jonathan McDowell, this seemed to coincide with the track of the rocket-turned-satellite over the Washington area.
Ummm... just caught this flying over my home in SW Portland. pic.twitter.com/CvQJwvWsyj— Vince LaVecchia (@vincelavecchia) March 26, 2021