Re-Entry: Vostok Rocket Stage

A Vostock rocket stage re-entered the atmosphere on May 13, 2016 after over 35 years in orbit, making a slow decay after launching the Meteor 1-30 weather satellite for the Soviet Union in 1980.

NORAD ID: 11849
Origin: CIS
Object: SL-3 Rocket Body
Type: Vostok 8A92M Rocket Stage
Inclination: 97.7°
Launched: June 18, 1980 – 06:14UTC
Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M
Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome

Re-Entry Prediction:May 13, 2016 – 20:07 UTC +/-1 Min.
Re-Entry Zone: Pacific Ocean, off the South American Coast

Re-Entry Zone
Image: Spaceflight101/Orbitron
Image: Spaceflight101/Orbitron