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16/10/2013 07:38 BST | Updated 16/10/2013 07:40 BST

Ghost Cloud Photographed From ISS Was Actually Russian Missile Launch

Another day, another UFO sighting demolished.

A mysterious and haunting;y beautiful "ghost cloud" spotted by astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) last Thursday was likely formed by a Russian missile test.

Mike Hopkins tweeted from the ISS:

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The same missile was spotted from the ground as shown in the video above.

The next day Hopkins' colleague, Luca Parmitano, tweeted another picture of a missile:

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Back in August the ISS had another close encounter with a UFO when astronaut Chris Cassidy radioed Mission Control to report an unidentified object floating outside the craft 220 miles above Earth.

Click here to find out what it was.