Planet’s Flock 2E’-1 Earth-imaging satellite re-entered the atmosphere on April 15, 2018 – decaying 23 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: 41479
Object: Flock-2 CubeSat, 3U
Released from ISS: May 17, 2016 – 08:45 UTC
Re-Entry Prediction: April 15, 2018 – 15:21 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.