CZ-2C Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2009-021B
Launched: 22 APR 2009 @ 02:55:04 UTC
Site: Taiyuan Space Center, China
Mission: YAOGAN 6 remote sensing satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 14 DEC 2014 12:51 UTC ±1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 14 DEC 2014 07:54:35.597 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.