CZ-3B Rocket Body

CZ-3B Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: CZ-3B Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2016-001B
Launched: 15 January 2016
Site: Xichang Space Center, China
Mission: Belintersat 1 — Communications Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 04 July 2016 13:52 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 04 Jul 2016 13:21:48.385 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.