Rocket Launch Seen Over Leo Carrillo State Park

Wednesday February 2,2022

0 North Bound 0 South Bound 1.25 hours

Strong gusty offshore winds (25+mph) blowing sand, creating rough choppy seas, made spotting and tracking whales impossible today however, the team today at Vandenberg Space Force Base said the SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket launch of a US national security spy satellite into obit was a GO!

Falcon-9 rocket launching US spy satellite into orbit from Vandenberg Space Force Base contrail seen from Point Dume State Beach over Leo Carrillo State Park in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Zoom in to see the small bright orange streak with the exhaust plume forming below as the Falcon-9 rocket launches the satellite into space obit.

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