VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE (CBS13) — See that light in the sky tonight? SpaceX launched their Falcon 9 rocket tonight from Vandenberg Air Force Base in southern California.

The rocket launched at 7:21 p.m. and could be seen across the state.

According to the SpaceX website, the Falcon 9 is a “two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit.”

Here are some pictures from viewers across the area:

Source: Sierra Camargo

(source: Lori Stuart Francis)

Source: Noreen Hunter

Source: Noreen Hunter

Source: Noreen Hunter

(source: Lori Stuart Francis)

(source: Samantha Russell)

(source: Natalie Cardenas)

(source: Anisha Hullihen)

source: Bradley Pinnell

Source: J. Craig Williams

Source: Lori Button Hryniewicki

Source: Maria Cowan Corrales

Source: Michael Firpos

Source: Michael Vitro

Source: Mike Walker

Source: Nicki Alexander

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