Kosmos Satellite

Kosmos Satellite

Object Description

Type: Kosmos Satellite
Int’l Designation: 2002 017A
Launched: 01 APR 2002 @ 22:07 UTC
Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome LC16/2
Mission: Cosmos 2388


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 14 SEP 2011 @ 08:24 UTC ± 30 minutes
Prediction Epoch: 13 SEP 2011 @ 19:38:46.775 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:


Kosmos Satellite


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.