CZ-2D Rocket Body

CZ-2D Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: CZ-2D Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2008-056C
Launched: 05 NOV 2008 @ 00:15:04 UTC
Site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Shiyan 3 remote sensing and Chuangxin 1-02 communications satellites


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 28 Jan 2013 @ 23:24 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 28 Jan 2013 @ 19:06:30.257 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.