Re-Entry: Soyuz FG Upper Stage from Soyuz MS-07 Launch

Photo: RSC Energia (Actual Stage)

The third stage of the Soyuz Rocket that helped boost the Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft into orbit re-entered the atmosphere three days after launching from the remote Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and dispatching Anton Shkaplerov, Scott Tingle and Norishige Kanai into orbit for a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station as part of Expeditions 54 and 55.

NORAD ID: 43064
Origin: Russia/CIS
Object: SL-4 Rocket Body
Type: Block I, Soyuz FG 3rd Stage
Mass: 2,355kg
Inclination: 51.6°
Launched: December 17, 2017 – 07:21:01 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG
Launch Site: 1/5 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Re-Entry Prediction: December 20, 2017 – 16:23 UTC +/-1 Min.
Re-Entry Zone: Newfoundland and Labrador

Re-Entry Sighting
Image: Spaceflight101/Orbitron