Object Description

Type: Payload
Int’l Designation: 1960-016A
Launched: 1960-11-23 @ 11:13:00 UTC
Site: Cape Canaveral, FL
Mission: TIROS 2 (Television and InfraRed
Observation Satellite)


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 18 MAY 2014 12:01 UTC ± 4 hours
Prediction Epoch: 17 MAY 2014 20:11:53.061 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.