A “small, airborne” object was found over South Central Texas on Saturday, prompting an investigation from the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The object is “likely a hobbyist Pico balloon,” according to NORAD.
Based on further investigation, NORAD said the object doesn’t pose an “immediate military threat or safety of flight hazard.”
NORAD is continuing to monitor the object with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.
We’ll bring more updates to this story as they become available.
NORAD conducts routine operations to investigate unknown radar track over south central Texas pic.twitter.com/RPNZpFokXk— North American Aerospace Defense Command (@NORADCommand) March 26, 2023