It was September 8, 2009, just a few minutes after 9:00 p.m. EDT.
What were those lights that people from California, to Michigan and even Ontario, Canada were seeing... and reporting?
(Photo: The International Space Station and Shuttle.)
If they had checked with NASA's Human Space Flight satellite tracking pages, they would have known.
If it isn't overcast and raining, you'll find me outside tonight... watching for the Shuttle and the ISS to cruise overhead at 8:37 p.m. and 8:38 p.m., respectively.