SL-6 Rocket Body

SL-6 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: SL-6 Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 1997-054D
NORAD Number: 24963
Launched: 24 September 1997
Site: Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia
Mission: Molniya 1-90, Communications Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 30 SEP 2016 13:06  UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 30 SEP 2016 06:25:24.280 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.