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Occurred : 1/27/2002 14:00 (Entered as : 1/27/02 14:00)
Reported: 2/13/2002 11:55:01 AM 11:55
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Springfield, VA
Shape: Circle
Duration:30 minutes
5-6 Round Silvery Objects at 40K feet and Rocket Like Objects

My friend ((deleted)) and I were driving from Springfield, VA towards Woodbridge, VA via I 95. As we started heading south, I noticed something falling from the sky in a straight-down vertical path. It looked like something on fire dropping from the sky. For a split second, (having flashbacks to 9/11) I thought it might be a plane heading down. Then, I see other objects falling too, in more of an arc fashion. Also, I notice about 5-6 silvery round objects at about a 40,000 foot height in the sky. My friend and I watch all of this, and notice one of the fiery objects, turn and go north after it had been falling south.

We initially thought what we were seeing was "space junk" but that was quickly ruled out with the other vehicles flying around and also the fact that the fiery object went north.

There were two different objects. The silvery round ones high in the sky and the fiery Rocket like objects falling and climbing.

The next evening (1/28) I observed the same thing again (that is when I got a better look at the fiery objects). There were the 5-6 silver round objects and the falling fiery ones at 445 p.m. in the evening at the same location in the sky.

I live between Ft. Belvoir and Quantico, but on information I could find said anything about air shows or testing of any sort.

Anyone have any ideas as to what we could have seen. Our third witness was my husband's coworker (not with us at the time) who saw the same objects we had seen on Sunday. I haven't found anyone else who has seen it from people that I have asked.