GSLV Rocket Body

GSLV Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2017-031B
NORAD Number: 42748
Launched: 5 June 2017 @ 11:58 UTC
Site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India
Mission: GSAT-19 Communications Satellite


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 8 FEB 2018 01:59 UTC ± 2 hours
Prediction Epoch: 07 FEB 2018 19:16:50.274 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.