Re-Entry: Prometheus 1-1

The Prometheus 1-1 satellite, one of eight secretive satellites operated by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, re-entered on December 11, 2015 after two years in orbit.

NORAD ID: 39406
Origin: USA
Object: Prometheus 1-1
Type: 1.5U CubeSat
Mass: ~2kg
Inclination: 40.5°
Launched: November 20, 2013 – 01:15 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Minotaur I
Launch Site: Wallops, Virinia, USA

Re-Entry Prediction: December 11, 2015 – 21:29 UTC +/-60 Minutes
Re-Entry Zone: Unknown

The Prometheus 1 Satellites are eight CubeSats that were developed by the Los Alamos National Laboratory and will be used to demonstrate the operation of a constellation of CubeSats.

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