Celebrities Hilariously React to SpaceX Rocket Launch

Elon Musk launched his SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday, December 22 — and the fascinating sight had many celebrities taking to social media to inquire whether or not it was aliens…or Santa!

Orlando Bloom posted a photograph of the rocket and wrote, “er…yea this just flew over my house 👽@elonmusk is this space X or #ufo I’m so over excited 😆 #anothersuccessfullaunch #falcon9” whereas Rob Lowe wrote, “@spacex launch over my house tonight. Incredible. Go Elon!!!”

Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec posted a surprising photograph from the sky and captioned it, “Most wonderful view from our airplane – proper in entrance of us @SpaceX launch ! You can see the engines on left burning up, in center you see the first stage falling again to earth ( we truly noticed it fritter away ) & on proper u see 2nd stage going into house – it’s at 65,000 ft.”

Courtney Love shared a video and wrote, “@elonmusk is taking us into the long run. Watch out universe, right here come the weirdest aliens you’ve ever seen, us!” January Jones posted her personal shot on Instagram and captioned it, “Uhhhh… Santa??”

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills stars Lisa Vanderpump and Kyle Richards revealed on Twitter they have been frightened by the spectacle. The Sur entrepreneur wrote, “That had to be scariest factor ever @KyleRichards & I have been speaking on the cellphone, considering the world had ended” and jokingly later wrote, “I apologized for the whole lot I mentioned about u, thought they’d be my final phrases @KyleRichards I take it again lol.” Richards additionally tweeted, “Lisa & I were on the phone when we saw this. We thought that was it and we were going out together on the phone.”

Despite some celebrities being amazed, others weren’t so satisfied. Demi Lovato tweeted, “I’m calling bullshit on SpaceX’s excuse. That shit’s a UFO and there’s been others that have been seen that are just like it!!”

Those who missed the occasion will get one other likelihood to witness it — in accordance to SpaceX’s press launch, “SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit for Iridium, a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications. This is the fourth set of 10 satellites in a series of 75 total satellites that SpaceX will launch for Iridium’s next generation global satellite constellation, Iridium® NEXT.”

Musk, for his half, quipped: “It was definitely aliens.” He later tweeted, “If you liked tonight’s launch, you will really like Falcon Heavy next month: 3 rocket cores & 3X thrust. 2 cores return to base doing synchronized aerobatics. 3rd lands on droneship.”


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