Launching rockets is hard, as evidenced by this montage of missile mishaps from rocket component developer, BPS Space.
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.