Re-Entry: Prometheus 1-3

The Prometheus 1-3 satellite, one of eight secretive satellites operated by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, re-entered on December 8, 2015 after two years in orbit.

NORAD ID: 39408
Origin: USA
Object: Prometheus 1-3
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 8, 2015 – 13:48 UTC +/-6 Minutes
Re-Entry Zone: Atlantic Ocean

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 Zone
Image: Orbitron/Spaceflight101
Image: Orbitron/Spaceflight101