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  • Writer's pictureBrandon Sanchez

Space X Falcon 9 rocket debris falls to earth over the skies of the PNW displaying streak of lights

The Falcon 9 second stage from the March 4th Starlink launch failed to make a deorbit burn. The rocket debris is now reentering earth after 22 days in orbit, Astronomer Jonathan McDowell at the Center for Astrophysics said. The light sky show over the skies of the Pacific Northwest.

Video above shows meteor like showers falling to the surface of the earth however according to experts from the University of Washington says its rocket debris from Space X and shouldn’t cause damage or harm to the region.

Neither NASA nor Space X have made any statements on the rocket debris. The Seattle office of the National Weather Service (NWS) tweeted: "The widely reported bright objects in the sky were the debris from a Falcon 9 rocket 2nd stage that did not successfully have a deorbit burn."

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