Molniya 3-51

Molniya 3-51

Object Description

Type: Payload
Int’l Designation: 2001-030A
NORAD Number: 26867
Launched: 20 July 2001 @ 00:17 UTC
Site: Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia
Mission: Communications Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 19 DEC 2016 12:20 ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 19 DEC 2016 04:06:16.482 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.