Falcon 9 Rocket body

Falcon 9 R/B

Object Description

Type: Falcon 9 R/B
Int’l Designation: 2012-027B
Launched: 22 MAY 2012 @ 07:44 UTC
Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, SLC-40
Mission: Dragon C2+


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 27 JUN 2012 04:28 ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 26 JUN 2012 22:54:17.835 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.