Antares Rocket Body


Antares Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2016-062B
NORAD Number: 41819
Launched: 17 October 2016 @ 23:45 UTC
Site: Wallops Island Flight Facility, Virginia, US
Mission: Launch Cygnus cargo ship to the International Space Station

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 06 NOV 2016 20:05 ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 06 Nov 2016 15:14:24.149 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.