Fireball Seen Over Western US Was Spent Chinese Rocket | Video
By Steve Spaleta |
On July 27, 2016, a Chinese Long March 7 rocket body re-entered Earth's atmosphere and was "removed from the U.S. satellite catalog" by the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC), according to a twitter post from US Strategic command. The rocket was launched from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center on June 25, 2016. Matt Holt captured video of the fireball event, seen here.