SpaceX launch thrills Anza residents

Anza Valley resident Jasmine Ruby Rose captures this image of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch Tuesday, Jan. 2. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
Anza skywatchers reveled in another SpaceX launch Tuesday, Jan. 2. An incoming storm held off just long enough to enable spectacular views of the rocket as it sped into orbit beginning at 7:44 p.m..Social media erupted with posts and pictures of the craft.The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in Lompoc, California, the first launch of 2024.The spacecraft had 21 low-orbit Starlink satellites on board, including six satellites designed to eliminate cell phone service dead zones with expanding access to text, voice and data messages for all LTE cellular devices, according to the company.Learn more about the Vandenberg Space Force Base launch schedule online at Sieker can be re
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