Minotaur Rocket Body

Minotaur R/B

Object Description

Type: Minotaur Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2009-028F
Launched: 19 MAY 2009 @ 23:55  UTC

Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Wallops Island, VA, LP-0B

Mission: Tacsat-3


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 05 Nov 2012 12:50 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 05 NOV 2012 07:00:14.241 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.