Icesat Satellite


Object Description

Type: Icesat Satellite
Int’l Designation: 2003 002A
Launched: 13 JAN 2003 @ 00:45 UTC
Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-2W
Mission: ICESat

 

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 30 AUG 2010 @ 08:34 UTC ± 30 minutes
Prediction Epoch: 30 AUG 2010 @ 07:04:44.669 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

 

Icesat Satellite

Legend

Ground track plotted at 5-minute intervals
Blue Line – ground track uncertainty prior to predicted time
Yellow Line – ground track uncertainty after predicted time
Orange Line – Earth horizon as seen from the reentering body
White Line – day/night terminator (Sun location as indicated)


NOTICE: The materials about Upcoming Reentries are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for specific technical advice or opinions related to your particular facts and circumstances.