Did you see this strange light in the night sky over the Gulf?
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Tuesday night, many Coast residents looked into the sky and saw a bright flash of light; some thought it was a meteor entering Earth’s atmosphere, or even a UFO.
What many saw was a SpaceX Dragon capsule about to splash into the Gulf off the coast of Florida.
According to SpaceX, the capsule carried four Ax-2 astronauts, Peggy Whitson, John Shoffner, Ali Alqarni and Rayyanah Barnawi, back to Earth Tuesday around 10:04 p.m. after 10 days in space.
Videos sent to WLOX from Biloxi to Kiln and beyond show the capsule, a bright streak of light, dashing through the sky.
SpaceX says the capsule and crew were launched to an orbiting laboratory on May 21 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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