Falcon 9 Rocket Body


Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2016-028B
NORAD Number: 41472
Launched: 6 May 2016 @ 05:21 UTC
Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US
Mission: JCSAT 2B Communications Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 16 SEP 2017 11:20 UTC ± 4 hours
Prediction Epoch: 15 SEP 2017 15:07:12.319 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.