Phobos-Grunt Planetary Probe


Object Description

Type: Phobos-Grunt Planetary Probe
Int’l Designation: 2011 065A
Launched: 08 NOV 2011 @ 20:16 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome LC45
Mission: Sample return from Mars moon Phobos

 

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 15 JAN 2012 @ 17:52 UTC ± 19 minutes
Prediction Epoch: 15 JAN 2012 @ 16:36:03.905 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

 

Phobos-Grunt Planetary Probe

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.