US: Pentagon cannot explain 'missile' off California

November 9, 2010 20:22

WASHINGTON — The Us Defense Department said Tuesday it was trying to determine if a missile was launched Monday off the coast of Southern California and who might have launched it.

Spokesmen for the Navy, Air Force, Defense Department and North American Aerospace Defense Command said they were looking into a video posted on the CBS News website that appears to show a rocket or some other object shooting up into the sky and leaving a large contrail over the Pacific Ocean.The video was shot by a KCBS helicopter, the television station said Tuesday.

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