UARS Satellite


Object Description

Type: UARS Satellite
Int’l Designation: 1991 063B
Launched: 12 SEP 1991 @ 23:11 UTC
Site: Deployed from Shuttle Discovery on 15 Sept. 1991
Mission: Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite

 

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 24 SEP 2011 @ 05:10 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 23 SEP 2011 @ 22:15:19.271 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

 

UARS Satellite

Legend

Yellow Icon – location of object at predicted reentry time
Orange Line – area of visibility at the predicted reentry time for a ground observer
Blue Line – ground track uncertainty prior to predicted reentry time (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
Yellow Line – ground track uncertainty after predicted reentry time (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
White Line – day/night divider at predicted reentry time (Sun location shown by White Icon)
Note: Possible reentry locations lie anywhere along the blue and yellow ground track.


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.