KT-2A Rocket Body

KT-2A Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2017-012B
NORAD Number: 42062
Launched: 02 March 2017 @ 23:53 UTC
Site: Jiuquan Launch Center, China
Mission: TK-1 Experimental Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 08 APR 2017 02:22 UTC ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 07 APR 2017 21:32:21.385 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.