Object Description

Type: PAGEOS 1
Int’l Designation: 1966-056A
Launched: 24 June 1966 00:14 UTC
Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base
Mission: Worldwide Satellite Triangulation Network

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 02 September 2016 06:39 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 02 SEP 2016 01:23:55.037 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.