Ariane 5 Rocket Body


Ariane 5 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2009-035B
NORAD Number: 35497
Launched: 01 July 2009 @ 17:52 UTC
Site: Guiana Space Center, French Guiana
Mission: Launch of TerreStar 1 communications satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 31 OCT 2016 17:51 ± 3 hours
Prediction Epoch: 31 OCT 2016 07:35:36.782 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.