From the archive, originally posted by: [ mmm ]

Cruise missile streaks across Google Earth
By Lester Haines  /  5th March 2007

Once in a while, something really interesting pops up on Google Earth, and we’re obliged today to reader Christopher Wagner for pointing us the direction of this spendid find ( ) in the skies above Utah. Impressive stuff.

Well, we at first thought this particular beast might be a Tomahawk cruise missile (, but although it pretty well fits the profile, the wings look a bit short. No doubt the Google Earth aficionados among you will be able to sniff out the truth* behind this mysterious flying object. ®
*Yes, yes, the truth is out there somewhere. No more emails, please – have a look at comments to this story for enlightenment.