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Occurred : 9/27/1999 14:00 (Entered as : 09/27/99 2pm)
Reported: 10/1/1999 06:32
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Cape Kennedy (@ Imax Theatre 1), FL
Shape: Other
Duration:15 secs
During the film "Mission to Mir", there appears to be a narrow elongated football shaped light which crosses a black sky from left to center behind the Mir, or possibly the shuttle.

This film is roughly 40 mins long. I believe the ufo incident occurs within the first half. Behind the main object of the scene (either shuttle or MIR), there is time to see stars, and perhaps a planet or other satellite arcing gently from left of screen to right. Suddenly, there appears a narrow football shaped bright light which travels 1/2 across the screen considerably faster than the other objects, and maybe 20 times larger than the stars. Solid white bright light, perhaps a little fuzzy from speed of movement. Object is only on screen a max of 15 secs. Since the film is shown every other hour all day long at the Space Center Imax Theatre 1, it should be easy for others to look for it. I happened to be observing the stars moving when I spotted it.