Molniya 3-53

Molniya 3-53

Object Description

Type: Molniya 3-53
Int’l Designation: 2003-029A
Launched: 19 JUN 2003 @ 20:00 UTC
Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R.
Mission: Communications


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 15 Jun 2013 16:53 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 15 Jun 2013 11:55:31.768 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.