Re-Entry: Long March 11 Rocket Body
NORAD ID: 40929
Object: CZ-11 R/B
Type: Long March 11 Fourth Stage
Launched: September 25, 2015 – 1:41 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Long March 11
Launch Site: Jiquan Satellite Launch Center
Launched three Tianwang Satellites & Pujiang-1
Initial Orbit: 142 x 577km, Inc: 97.3°
Re-Entry Prediction: October 2, 2015 – 4:44 UTC +/-33 Min.
Re-Entry Zone: Unknown
Technical Description: Exact details on the fourth stage of China’ s new Long March 11 launcher are not available. It is reportedly built around a YF-50 main engine and in a nominal mission conducts the orbital circularization after the three CZ-11 stages finish their job. Its initial orbit showed that it is capable of performing orbit-lowering maneuvers after payload separation.