PSLV Rocket Body


Object Description

Type: PSLV R/B
Int’l Designation: 2002 043B
Launched: 12 SEP 2002 @ 10:23:40 UTC
Site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR)
Mission: Booster for Kalpana 1 meteorological satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 09 MAY 2012 13:26 UTC ± 1 hours
Prediction Epoch: 09 MAY 2012 11:16:43.526 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.