Object Description

Type: Satellite
Int’l Designation: 2009-028B
Launched: 19 May 2009 @ 23:55 UTC
Site: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Wallops Island, VA, LP-0B
Mission: Microgravity Biological Experiment


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 14 AUG 2012 09:34 UTC ± 3 hours
Prediction Epoch: 13 AUG 2012 20:45:22.585 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:


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)
Pink Icon – vicinity of eyewitness sighting
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.