Cygnus Mass Simulator


Object Description

Type: Cygnus Boilerplate Payload
Int’l Designation: 2013-016D
Launched: 21 APR 2013 @ 21:00 UTC
Site: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport
Mission: Dummy Payload for Antares Maiden Flight


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 09 May 2013 23:39 UTC ± 3 hours
Prediction Epoch: 09 May 2013 12:05:17.943 UTC
Observed Reentry Time: 10 May 2013 01:00 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.
09 May 2013 23:39:19