Shenzhou 8 Module

Shenzhou 8 Module

Object Description

Type: SZ-8 Module
Int’l Designation: 2011-063D
Launched: 31 OCT 2011 @ 21:58 UTC
Site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Rendezvous and Docking with Tiangong 1


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 02 APR 2012 10:46 UTC ± 4 hours
Prediction Epoch: 01 APR 2012 20:29:37.439 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.