NFIRE Payload (sightings)

NFIRE


Object Description

Type: Satellite payload
Int’l Designation: 2007-014A
Launched: 24 April 2007 @ 06:48 UTC
Site: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Wallops Island, VA
Mission: NFIRE – a U.S. military satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 04 Nov 2015 10:56 UTC ± 01 hours
Prediction Epoch: 04 Nov 2015 08:11:53.742 UTC
Observed Reentry Time: 04 Nov 2105 09:56 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

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Multiple sightings reported in the Great Lakes region.

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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)
Pink Icon – vicinity of eyewitness sighting
Note: Possible reentry locations lie anywhere along the blue and yellow ground track.


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