CZ-5B Rocket Body (ID 45601) Reentered

Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time 11 May 2020 15:25 UTC ± 1 hour
Orbit Epoch
Prediction Ground Track
CZ-5B Rocket Body (ID 45601) Reentry Prediction Image

Yellow Icon – location of object at predicted reentry time
Orange Line – area of visibility at the predicted reentry time for a ground observer
Blue Line – ground track uncertainty prior to predicted reentry time (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
Yellow Line – ground track uncertainty after predicted reentry time (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
White Line – day/night divider at predicted reentry time (Sun location shown by White Icon)
Pink Icon – vicinity of eyewitness sighting
Note: Possible reentry locations lie anywhere along the blue and yellow ground track.

Debris Recovery

CZ-5B Rocket Body (ID 45601) Debris Recovery
Debris from this rocket body's reentry was recovered near the village of Mahounou in Côte d'Ivoire.


Object Description
Reentry Type
Rocket Body
Int'l Designation 2020-027C
NORAD Number
Launched 05 May 2020 @ 10:00 UTC
Launch Site
Mission Chinese Next-Generation Crewed Spacecraft Test Flight

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