Ariane 44LP Rocket Body

Ariane 4 Stage 3

Object Description

Int’l Designation: 2001-052B
Launched: 27 NOV 2001 @ 00:35 UTC
Site: Centre Spatial Guyanais ELA
Mission: DirecTV 4S

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 12 MAY 2015 11:03 UTC ± 01 hours
Prediction Epoch: 12 MAY 2015 09:18:47.529 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.