Re-Entry: Flock 2E-8
Planet’s Flock 2E-8 Earth-imaging satellite re-entered the atmosphere on July 25, 2017 – decaying 14 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: 41566
Object: Flock-1 CubeSat, 3U
Released from ISS: May 31, 2016 – 00:45 UTC
Re-Entry Prediction: July 25, 2017 – 16:31 UTC +/- 120 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.
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