Pentagon can't explain apparent mystery rocket off California coast.
The video at the link below hints that it could be an optical illusion or an aircraft contrail.
Really? An airplane contrail or optical illusion may satisfy a few people.
The Pentagon is unable to explain images of what appears to be a high-altitude rocket or missile launched off the coast of southern California at sunset Monday, officials said.
The Federal Aviation Administration, the Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, and California Reps. Dana Rohrabacher and Jane Harman -- whose coastal districts are closest to the offshore contrails -- were at a loss to explain the images.