Did you hear the boom? SpaceX Dragon capsule splashed down off the coast

Calls came from all over the area, from St. Augustine to Arlington, and Orange Park. Some even said their house shook and it sounded like someone jumped on their roof.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Dozens of callers rang the Action News Jax newsroom Thursday evening after hearing a loud boom.

Calls came from all over the city, from St. Augustine to Arlington, and Orange Park. Some even said their house shook and it sounded like someone jumped on their roof.

What they heard was most likely a sonic boom after a SpaceX Dragon capsule splashed down just off the coast.

SpaceX said the capsule may be visible in parts of Florida and Georgia.

Some have reported seeing the capsule re-enter the atmosphere with a similar resemblance to a meteor.

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Posted by U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville on Thursday, September 30, 2021
Bailey Husker

Bailey Husker, Action News Jax

Bailey Husker is a digital content producer and assignment editor for Action News Jax.