Officials warn beachgoers of debris after SpaceX launch
Boaters and beachgoers should call officials if they sight debris
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – Beachgoers on the coast were treated to a rare and historic sight Sunday as SpaceX intentionally destroyed a rocket.
The test is the final step SpaceX must take to certify its spacecraft to fly NASA astronauts, possibly later this year.
During the launch, the Falcon 9 boosters exploded in a grand fashion.
Now, the office of the Brevard County Emergency Management is warning those on the beach to be aware of debris that may wash ashore.
1/19/20 | 10:43AM: Beachgoers be aware of/avoid debris. Debris sightings? Call 866-623-0234— Brevard EOC (@BrevardEOC) January 19, 2020
The Crew Dragon capsule splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean during the test that is designed to protect astronauts.
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