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originally posted by: Cobaltic1978
originally posted by: American-philosopher
So did the Astronauts evacuate because of the strange craft or were they evacuating because of a completely different reason?
The official story is an ammonia leak in the U.S side of the ISS.
originally posted by: IAMTAT
An immense cloud forms outside the atmosphere after the disintegration pic.twitter.com/PshgE1W7CJ — Luca Parmitano (@astro_luca) October 11, 2013
NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, who is also working on the station, also tweeted his view of the cloud, saying, “Saw something launch into space today. Not sure what it was but the cloud it left behind was pretty amazing.”Seeing an unannounced rocket launch out of the window would have likely been pretty unnerving for the crew. So what was that ULO (Unidentified Launching Object)?
After doing some digging, Nancy Atkinson over at Universe Today found the answer, courtesy of the Russian Forces blog:
The Strategic Rocket Forces carried out a successful test launch of a Topol/SS-25 missile on October 10, 2013. The missile was launched at 17:39 MSK (13:39 UTC) from Kapustin Yar to the Sary Shagan test site in Kazakhstan.
originally posted by: sg1642
I'm no space expert so bare with me. What form/shape would an escaped gas or liquid substance take on if released for whatever reason from the ISS or a satellite?
in the cloud hypothesis, this is just its shadow, as previously explained.
originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: RoScoLaz4
Here's the CBS broadcast it was taken from , I don't know what it is but it doesn't look hoaxed.
UFO @ .16
Although I'd like to know where the camera filming the ISS in that video is situated.
There's a lot of misinformation in your post. Where are the shadows you mention that this object is casting? Close to the ground? You can tell that from the picture? Vaporous aspect? Again, you can tell that from the video? Looks solid to me and if it is of ET origin, who's to say what the "aspect" of that would be?
originally posted by: elevenaugust
originally posted by: Bilk22
I don't think it's movement in relation to the Earth's rotation is proof of anything. Why do you feel it is?
Not a proof of anything of course. Strictly speaking, it could be anything else, but common sense says to me that something that:
- Moves in relation to the ground in the same direction,
- Moves in relation to the ground at the same speed,
- Is white,
- Casts shadows,
- Is close to the ground, then big,
- Have a vaporous aspect...
... is likely just what it seems to be, i-e a cloud, cumulonimbus cloud possibly.
Add to that a poor resolution, YT compression, zero information about the video source, date and hour, original video, etc... and you have something that could be quickly defined as 'UFO'.