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Ok, which one of you launched the Missile?

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/...n7036716.shtml

(CBS) A mysterious missile launch off the southern California coast was caught by CBS affiliate KCBS's cameras Monday night, and officials are staying tight-lipped over the nature of the projectile.

CBS station KFMB put in calls to the Navy and Air Force Monday night about the striking launch off the coast of Los Angeles, which was easily visible from the coast, but the military has said nothing about the launch.

KFMB showed video of the apparent missile to former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Robert Ellsworth, who is also a former Deputy Secretary of Defense, to get his thoughts.

Scroll down for KFMB video showing the launch.

"It's spectacular… It takes people's breath away," said Ellsworth, calling the projectile, "a big missile".

Magnificent images were captured by the KCBS news helicopter in L.A. around sunset Monday evening. The location of the missile was about 35 miles out to sea, west of L.A. and north of Catalina Island.

A Navy spokesperson told KFMB it wasn't their missile. He said there was no Navy activity reported in the area Monday evening.

On Friday night, Vandenberg Air Force Base, in California, launched a Delta II rocket, carrying an Italian satellite into orbit, but a sergeant at the base told KFMB there had been no launches since then.

Ellsworth urged American to wait for definitive answers to come from the military.

When asked, however, what he thought it might be, the former ambassador said it could possibly have been a missile test timed as a demonstration of American military might as President Obama tours Asia.

"It could be a test-firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile from a submarine … to demonstrate, mainly to Asia, that we can do that," speculated Ellsworth.

Ellsworth said such tests were carried out in the Atlantic to demonstrate America's power to the Soviets, when there was a Soviet Union, but he doesn't believe an ICBM has previously been tested by the U.S. over the Pacific.

Officially, at least, the projectile remains a mystery missile.
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since it's going north, it's probably a sub launched nuclear missile
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Was that bad? Did I do wrong?
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It was a Bullet Bill
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GlobalSecurity.org, said he believes he has solved the mystery.

"It's clearly an airplane contrail," Pike said Tuesday afternoon. "It's an optical illusion that looks like it's going up, whereas in reality it's going towards the camera. The tip of the contrail is moving far too slowly to be a rocket. When it's illuminated by the sunset, you can see hundreds of miles of it ... all the way to the horizon.

"Why the government is so badly organized that they can't get somebody out there to explain it and make this story go away ... I think that's the real story," Pike added. "I mean, it's insane that with all the money we are spending, all these technically competent people, that they can't get somebody out there to explain what is incredibly obvious."
http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/11/09/cal...ex.html?hpt=C1
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Nothing to see here, folks. Just some swamp gas.
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Nobody noticed the ALIEN SHIP CLOUD in the picture? OBVIOUSLY, we are not alone.
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Re: Ok, which one of you launched the Missile?

This guy gives a pretty good explanation of the airplane contrail theory, http://uncinus.wordpress.com/2010/11/09/4/
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Re: Ok, which one of you launched the Missile?

Originally Posted by MonkeyG View Post
This guy gives a pretty good explanation of the airplane contrail theory, http://uncinus.wordpress.com/2010/11/09/4/
[Edit again - I've mirrored this here as apparently my contrailscience.com server is crashing, sorry]
Hot damn honey, I dun told you that my contrail science website was gunna be a big hit some day!
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That's what my wife said at the last swingers' party!
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That's a missile or my name ain't Nathan Arizona!
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Tony Stark was testing his new armor.
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Re: Ok, which one of you launched the Missile?

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
Tony Stark was testing his new armor.
This

But seriously, I do believe it was a jet/plane.

It looks like a missile but its just an optical illusion.

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Originally Posted by Setzer View Post

LINKY

It looks like a missile but its just an optical illusion.
How in the hell did you find that?
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Re: Ok, which one of you launched the Missile?

Aside from it being an illusion, he also notes that US Airways flight# 808 crossed over Catalina Island at approximately 5:03pm(PT) yesterday.

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Re: Ok, which one of you launched the Missile?

Originally Posted by starman9000 View Post
How in the hell did you find that?
Oh shit. Sorry man, must have overlooked your reply.

Seriously though, I got the link from another news article, from the comment section.
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Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
Nothing to see here, folks. Just some swamp gas.
Obvious weather balloon.
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When asked, however, what he thought it might be, the former ambassador said it could possibly have been a missile test timed as a demonstration of American military might as President Obama tours Asia.

"It could be a test-firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile from a submarine … to demonstrate, mainly to Asia, that we can do that," speculated Ellsworth.
Wow, who knew that the US had that capability!

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