Falcon 9 Rocket Body

Falcon 9 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2017-038B
NORAD Number: 42802
Launched: 23 June 2017 @ 19:10 UTC
Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US
Mission: BulgariaSat-1 Communications Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 2 NOV 2017 15:01 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 02 NOV 2017 14:28:30.272 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.

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