SL-6 Rocket Body

SL-6 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: SL-6 Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2001 050D
Launched: 25 OCT 2001 @ 11:34:13 UTC
Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome (PKMTR)
Mission: Molniya 3-52 Communications Satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 23 APR 2012 08:16 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 22 APR 2012 23:30:12.662 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.