SpaceX launched Argentinian satellite SAOCOM-1A through its West Coast landing pad this week. After about 8 minutes of the launch, the first booster of the Falcon 9 pre-flown rocket returned to the SpaceX’s Vandenberg center. The event took place on time and according to the schedule and marked it the first time when Elon Musk and his team launched and landed a booster in California. Tom Praderio, a firmware engineer at SpaceX, said during the launch, “This is great news for everyone here at SpaceX. We’re all very excited.”
Jesse Jackson, the photographer who captured the company’s milestone and turned it into a mesmerizing time-lapse which looks like a shooting star. He wrote on his YouTube post, “Shot from Glamis at the Imperial Sand Dunes in California. This timelapse consists of 1,169 images taken in sequence to capture the epic event unfolding.”
The background music of the time-lapse video is adding more beauty to the mesmerizing view. Jackson has previously featured time-lapse of various other launches and celestial events. You may check his YouTube channel to view his other videos.