SL-6 Rocket Body

SL-6 Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 1976-006D
NORAD Number: 8701
Launched: 22 January 1976 @ 11:38 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Russia
Mission: Molniya 1-32 Communications Satellite

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 05 MAY 2017 04:00 UTC ± 3 hours
Prediction Epoch: 04 MAY 2017 15:20:51.615 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.