Planet Labs’ Flock 2B-5 satellite re-entered the atmosphere on September 12, 2016 after 11 months in orbit, collecting Earth imagery that Planet Labs offers on the commercial market.
NORAD ID: 40954
Object: Flock-1 CubeSat, 3U
Released from ISS: October 6, 2015 – 08:31 UTC
Re-Entry Prediction: September 25, 2016 – 17:29 UTC +/- 60 Minutes
Re-Entry Zone: Unknown
Satellite Description: Flock-1 represents a constellation of three-unit CubeSats operated by Planet Labs to build an Earth-observation constellation based on CubeSats. The satellites were first released from ISS in February 2014 to start orbiting Earth for several months, acquiring images of chosen ground targets.