UFO Sightings Spike— After US Rocket Goes Up

Falcon 9 launch sets off false alarms
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 5, 2010 10:17 AM CDT
UFO Sightings Spike— After US Rocket Goes Up
The SpaceX Falcon 9 test rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Friday.   (AP Photo/John Raoux)

(Newser) – Darn those scientific explanations. UFO sightings were reported around the world yesterday, including three big cities in Australia, as the Melbourne Herald Sun notes. A party pooper at the Sydney Observatory would like to remind everyone that the the Falcon 9 rocket launched from the US yesterday. ''It's just gone around the world and everyone has seen it adjusting or still ascending into its orbit,'' he tells the Age. (Read more UFO stories.)

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