Fallen debris from SpaceX rocket launch lands on a farm in central Washington

This stress vessel, which got here from the second stage of a Falcon 9 rocket, fell onto a farm in central Washington, native authorities reported April 2, 2021.  (Picture credit score: Grant County Sheriff/Twitter)

A bit of particles from a SpaceX launch has turned up on somebody’s farm in central Washington, native authorities reported Friday (April 2) — about one week after the falling rocket particles sparked studies of “taking pictures stars” the U.S. Pacific Northwest. 

In response to the Grant County Sheriff’s Workplace, the recovered object seems to be a composite overwrapped stress vessel, or COPV, belonging to the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket that launched March Four from NASA’s Kennedy Area Middle in Florida, on a mission dubbed Starlink 17.  

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