Object Description

Type: WIRE Satellite
Int’l Designation: 1999 011A
Launched: 05 MAR 1999 @ 02:56 UTC
Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base from Stargazer L-1011
Mission: WIRE


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 10 MAY 2011 @ 07:16 UTC ± 30 minutes
Prediction Epoch: 10 MAY 2011 @ 05:12:24.330 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

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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.