Shuttle makes spooky-cool Prandtl-Glauert condensation cloud

Reports say Space Shuttle Discovery’s July 25 liftoff generated a Prandtl-Glauert condensation cloud (the mysterious “now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t” formations sometimes observed in relation to jets in transonic flight). From BoingBoingPossibly related to the supposed UFOs on Google maps?

2005.07.28