Atlas V Centaur Rocket Body

Atlas V Centaur Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2015-011E
NORAD Number: 40486
Launched: 13 March 2015 @ 02:44 UTC
Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA
Mission: Launch of the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 27 AUG 2017 01:17 UTC ┬▒ 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 26 AUG 2017 12:38:28.546 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.