Atlas F R/B

Atlas F R/B

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 1978-020B
Launched: 22 FEB 1978 @ 23:44 UTC
Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, SLC-3E
Mission: OPS 5111 (NAVSTAR 1)


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 11 AUG 2012 10:47 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 11 AUG 2012 03:54:56.599 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:


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.

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.