H-2A R/B

H-2A Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket body
Int’l Designation: 2014-009J
Launched: 27 FEB 2014 @ 17:37 UTC
Site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
Mission: Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 16 JUN 2014 04:58 UTC ± 1 hours
Prediction Epoch: 16 JUN 2014 02:16:53.909 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.