Ariane 5 Rocket Body

ARIANE 5 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: ARIANE 5 Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2001-029C
Launched: 12 JUL 2001 @ 21:58 UTC
Site: Centre Spatial Guyanais
Mission: ARTEMIS and BSAT-2B telecommunications satellites


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 21 NOV 2012 @ 23:15 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 21 NOV 2012 @ 17:38:39.122 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.