Long March 3B Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Long March 3B Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2011 026B
Launched: 20 JUN 2011 @ 16:13 UTC
Site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Chinasat 10


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 5 MAR 2012 @ 02:03 UTC ± 7 hours
Prediction Epoch: 3 MAR 2012 @ 22:12:05.022 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:


Long March 3B Rocket Body

For clarity, ground track plot is limited to ± 6 hours


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.