Re-Entry: Flock 1E-4
Planet Labs’ Flock 1E-4 satellite re-entered the atmosphere on June 23, 2016 after eleven months in orbit, collecting Earth imagery that Planet Labs offers on the commercial market.
NORAD ID: 40724
Object: Flock-1 CubeSat, 3U
Released from ISS: July 14, 2015 – 04:31 UTC
Re-Entry Prediction: June 23, 2016 – 22:16 UTC +/- 55 Minutes
Re-Entry Zone: Unknown
Satellite Description: Flock-1 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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