Caught the Falcon Heavy second stage separation and ignition on my flight. We were over the Turks and Caicos Islands at 34,000’. One of the coolest things I’ve ever seen.

Caught the Falcon Heavy second stage separation and ignition on my flight. We were over the Turks and Caicos Islands at 34,000’. One of the coolest things I’ve ever seen.

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Beautiful indeed and a clear view, too. Thank you for sharing.

level 2

I can’t believe how clear this is!

Am I understanding this correctly? The rocket was launched from Kennedy in Florida and OP was all the way down there over Turks & Caicos? And the rocket is still this clear?

I’m not well versed in this (came from r/all) and I feel like I’m missing something here.

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I like the first stage kinda looks like a musket shooting the second stage

level 2

If you can see them from your city how is this your first one?

level 1

Shortly after it disappeared to the north east we could saw a large red glow in the same general direction. I initially though there may have been an anomaly but I think it must have been the center core re-entering and burning up.

level 2

Did everyone know what was happening at that time? I would have shit my pants

level 2

Of all the official and other professional videos of a launch, they’ve never seem to have filmed in in the air as you’ve seen it. You got such a unique perspective and thanks for sharing!

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I seen it from my home in the south western part of North Carolina I didn’t know what it was

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Did you film the whole thing? I’ll love to see the full version!

level 2

My buddy posted a view of it coming straight at him from FL340! Days like these I miss being a glorified bus driver! Got my instrument and ran out of money in 2011 🤣

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I kinda wish you’d zoomed out fast and gave us a teaser of the flight deck (with the rocket in the background), that would’ve been amazing too!

Is it true you have to know where the center of gravity is on your plane before you take-off (the distribution of passengers is calculated and provided to you)?

level 2

Guppy here. We were over Pennsylvania FL350 and saw it too. Thought it was opposite direction traffic contrail at first, it was moving so fast. Definitely one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen.

level 1

Man that thing is choochin. What a thing to witness.

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