ABC FOX News Anchor Mary Beth Dickson has latest on US Northern Command confirming first balloon did in fact originate in China; 30Ft. Payload found
FILE – In this image provided by the FBI, FBI special agents assigned to the evidence response team process material recovered from the high altitude balloon recovered off the coast of South Carolina, Feb. 9, 2023, at the FBI laboratory in Quantico, Va. The United States on Friday, Feb. 10 blacklisted six Chinese entities it said were linked to Beijing’s aerospace programs as part of its retaliation over an alleged Chinese spy balloon that traversed the country’s airspace. (FBI via AP, File)

US Northern Command confirming the first balloon commonly referred to as the “Chinese Spy Balloon” did in fact originate in China.

FBI pulled the craft from the bottom of the ocean off of South Carolina with a crane.

US Northern Command now confirming a 30 foot payload and 30-40ft. antennas with high tech reconnaissance.

More information is being updated by US Northern Command and we’ll bring you the latest on ABC FOX News Billings Beat.