SL-4 Rocket Body

SL-4 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: SL-4 R/B
Int’l Designation: 2014-041B
Launched: 18 JUL 2014 @ 20:50 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Mission: FOTON M4 biological research


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 31 OCT 2014 02:04 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 30 OCT 2014 20:16:40.907 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.