Space X Falcon 9 rocket's vapor trail seen over Long Island skies

People all throughout the East Coast also saw what appeared to be a meteor, but it was not.

News 12 Staff

Sep 25, 2022, 2:50 AM

Updated 668 days ago

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News 12 Long Island viewers sent the station photos of a ball of light that was seen Saturday night.
People all throughout the East Coast also saw what appeared to be a meteor, but it was not.
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo confirmed that this was the vapor trail of one of Space X's Falcon 9 rockets which took off Saturday evening from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
Space X Falcon 9 rocket's vapor trail as seen from Port Jefferson. Photo courtesy of News 12 Long Island viewers Juliana Trezza and Valerie Susino.
Space X Falcon 9 rocket's vapor trail as seen from Montauk. Photo courtesy of News 12 Long Island viewer Jennifer Ambrosio.
Space X Falcon 9 rocket's vapor trail as seen from Bethpage. Photo courtesy of News 12 Long Island viewer R.J.
Space X Falcon 9 rocket's vapor trail as seen from Patchogue. Photo courtesy of News 12 Long Island viewer Connie L.
Space X Falcon 9 rocket's vapor trail as seen from Lido Towers in Lido Beach. Photo courtesy of News 12 Long Island viewer Linda Lydia Leone.
Photo courtesy of News 12 Long Island viewer Liana.


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