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Economizer

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Chinese Rocket
« on: May 08, 2021, 06:54:54 PM »
I think I heard 2 quick booms in succession a few minutes ago. I am in the piedmont region of the Southeast USA. COULD THEY HAVE BEEN SONIC BOOMS related to the anticipated crash of the Chinese craft supposed to crash somewhere about now (10 PM EST)?  How long/far would rocket travel after "the booms"? The sounds were not very, very loud.
 
« Last Edit: May 08, 2021, 07:00:19 PM by Economizer »
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Re: Chinese Rocket
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2021, 07:04:03 PM »
Aliens.

Economizer

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Re: Chinese Rocket
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2021, 07:11:36 PM »
Hmmm..'scope it out and report!
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Re: Chinese Rocket
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2021, 07:25:21 PM »
Feynman explains the problem of Flying Saucers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLaRXYai19A

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Re: Chinese Rocket
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2021, 07:42:52 PM »
I had hoped to get conjecture from numbers crunchers on matters related to the possible crash. Do they not work weekends?
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Re: Chinese Rocket
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2021, 07:45:11 PM »
Nothing to worry about.
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Re: Chinese Rocket
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2021, 07:57:14 PM »
The keep pushing reentry southward in the next orbit. I think as now, northwest Indian Ocean, but was Mediterranean
A few minutes ago. Likely will fall I. Less than an hour.

By the way about 2-3 hours ago if in Southeast, may have been near the Wallops Island launch. That was supposed to be tonight.

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Re: Chinese Rocket
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2021, 08:14:46 PM »
Reports in Mideast media suggest it was spotted over Israel, then Saudi Arabia, but no confirmed sightings after that, suggesting the speculated Indian Ocean crash.

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Re: Chinese Rocket
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2021, 08:47:19 PM »
Related news: ELON MUSK opened Saturday Night Live just moments ago. He did not crash! Actually, amateurish but funny. And, his Mom is kind of cute!!
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