TRMM Payload

TRMM Payload

Object Description

Type: Satellite payload
Int’l Designation: 1997-074A
Launched: 27 NOV 1997 @ 21:27 UTC
Site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
Mission: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (NASA/Japan)

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 16 JUN 2015 07:19 UTC ± 03 hours
Prediction Epoch: 15 JUN 2015 18:19:49.279 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.