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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/29/2005 21:00 (Entered as : 04/29/2005 21:00)
Reported: 5/2/2005 6:00:25 AM 06:00
Posted: 5/11/2005
Location: Contocook, NH
Duration: 5 Min
Characteristics: The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Atmospheric skipping and afterburners?

A plane following at some distance and could not keep up with craft....satilite skipping across atmosphere? lite up the nose cone and then a mushroom like cloud (afterburner?) at tail. skipped out of atmosephere and kept going. Traveling NNE.

((NUFORC Note: We assume that the witness describes above the launch of a Titan IV missile out of Cape Canaveral, which occurred at 20:55 hrs. (Eastern) on this date. The missile apparently was launched to the northeast, so it was visible along the eastern shoreline of the U. S.. PD))