CZ-5B R/B (ID 54217) Reentered

Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time 04 Nov 2022 11:20 UTC ± 3 hours
Orbit Epoch
Prediction Ground Track
CZ-5B R/B (ID 54217) Reentry Prediction Image

Yellow Icon – location of object at midpoint of reentry window
Blue Line – ground track uncertainty prior to middle of the reentry window (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
Yellow Line – ground track uncertainty after middle of the reentry window (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
Pink Icon (if applicable) – vicinity of eyewitness sighting or recovered debris
Note: Possible reentry locations lie anywhere along the blue and yellow ground track.  Areas not under the line are not exposed to the debris.

Helpful Links



  • USSPACECOM has reported a reentry over the Pacific Ocean at 10:01 am UTC on 11/4/2022.


CZ-5B R/B (ID 54217) Aerospace and Space-Track Predictions

Red is Space-Track's latest reentry prediction of 11/4/22 10:01:00 UTC ±1 min as of 11/4/22 10:52:00 UTC as confirmed in the twitter post here. Yellow is Aerospace's latest reentry prediction of 11/4/22 11:20:00 UTC ± 3 hrs as of the latest TLE update with epoch 11/3/22 19:58:06.668 UTC. Note that the uncertainty window for Aerospace's latest prediction remains at ±3 hours due to the time between the last published tracking update and the reentry time.

Object Description
Reentry Type
Rocket Body
Int'l Designation 2022-143B
NORAD Number
Launched 31 October 2022 @ 07:37 UTC
Launch Site
Mission Mengtian

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