Jacksonville, Florida. Dozens of News4Jax viewers called the newsroom and emailed about a loud bang they heard Thursday night. The rattling of dishes and windows, and a short bang, “sudden and powerful” is what one News4jax viewer described.
Some said it rocked their house. what was?
It’s very likely what you heard was a sonic boom from SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft heading for a crash.
The video above was captured by a News4Jax viewer.
The spacecraft had just completed SpaceX’s 23rd cargo resupply mission to the space station. This is an unmanned vehicle that came through the atmosphere directly over Jacksonville and scattered off the East Coast.
Here’s more from SpaceX:
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