The rocket returned safely to earth but not before atmospheric conditions during the launch caused what appeared to be a spectacular nebula in the sky, prompting LA mayor Eric Garrett to issue a reassuring tweet.
On King Street South, Dublin.
Dave Williams, of GOAL, tweetz:
A ‘rocket‘ to mark five years of war in Syria. Rockets are killing people there every day; we want to show why Syrians are fleeing their country.
Dave Humphreys writes:
“Anyone else spot this on the south Dublin skyline yesterday evening? Looked almost like a rocket launch.”
A video uploaded at the weekend by North Korea’s official propaganda website, Uriminzokkiri, celebrating the future launch of a space shuttle via the Unha-3 long range ballistic rocket successfully tested last December.
Bonus WFTery includes the use of an instrumental ‘We Are The World’ soundtrack and scenes of the aftermath of a nuclear attack on a North American city, courtesy of repurposed imagery from Call of Duty.