Planet’s Flock 2E’-7 Earth-imaging satellite re-entered the atmosphere on October 3, 2017 – decaying 17 months after being released from the International Space Station to join Planet’s orbiting constellation of Doves that image the entire Earth at least once per day.
NORAD ID: 41570
Object: Flock-1 CubeSat, 3U
Released from ISS: May 31, 2016 – 09:35 UTC
Re-Entry Prediction: October 3, 2017 – 15:49 UTC +/- 60 Minutes
Re-Entry Zone: Unknown
Satellite Description: Flock 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.