Object Description

Type: Satellite payload
Int’l Designation: 2008-017A
Launched: 16 April 2008 @ 17:01 UTC
Site: Pegasus launched from Kwajalein, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Mission: C/NOFS – USAF Ionospheric Research


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 28 NOV 2015 16:20 UTC ± 5 hours
Prediction Epoch: 27 Nov 2015 16:09:23.135  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.