Falcon 9 R/B (sighting and debris)

Falcon 9 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2014-052B
Launched: 07 SEP 2014 @ 05:00 UTC
Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Mission: Asiasat 6


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 28 DEC 2014 @ 09:36 UTC ± 3 hours
Prediction Epoch: 27 DEC 2014 23:21:37.023 UTC
Observed Reentry Time: 28 DEC 2014 @ 04:46
Prediction Ground Track:


Location and track at the predicted reentry time.


Location and track at the observed reentry time.


Recovered Debris Links:

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Debris Images


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.