Photo: Rocket found on Ohio highway

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(WJW) – A rocket hurtles down an Ohio highway.

It's not something you see every day. However, a rare incident was caught on traffic camera on Monday when Lockett headed from Copley to Dayton.

There are no official reports on how fast the rocket was traveling, but it is thought to be no faster than the flatbed truck carrying the spacecraft.

Photo provided by: ODOT Spokesperson Matt Bruning It shows a large package traveling along Interstate 270.

according to Facebook post by National Museum of the United States Air Forcethe Atlas rocket was being repaired. Tomariosis a specialty construction company located in Copley, Ohio. It has now arrived at the Dayton Museum and is installed as part of the museum. missile gallery.

“This will be the launch vehicle for U.S. Air Force Maj. Gordon Cooper's Mercury-Atlas 9 mission on May 15 and 16, 1963. He participated in the Mercury mission. “During the launch, he experienced six times the force of gravity and orbited the Earth at more than 17,000 miles per hour.'' . Museum Facebook post.

The missile gallery will be closed on Monday, April 29, as the rocket ascends to its final position, according to the museum's website.

You can learn more about the exhibition contents, so here. Photo: Rocket found on Ohio highway

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