Iridium 68

Iridium 68

Object Description

Type: Payload
Int’l Designation: 1998-021G
NORAD Number: 25291
Launched: 7 April 1998 02:13 UTC
Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Mission: Iridium 62-68 Communications Satellites

Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 6 JUN 2018 17:23 ± 1 hour
Prediction Epoch: 06 JUN 2018 12:28:46.959 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.