SL-04 Rocket Body


Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2017-054B
NORAD Number: 42938
Launched: 12 September 2017 @ 21:27 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Russia
Mission: Manned Soyuz MS-06 Mission to ISS

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 16 SEP 2017 11:45 UTC ± 3 hours
Prediction Epoch: 16 SEP 2017 07:33:02.832 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:

Reentry Sighting

This object was captured on video reentering on 16 September 2017 at 10:20 UTC near Gemtree, Australia.


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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