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Mir Re-entry

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2024 Jun 15
Saturday, Day 167

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Re-entry Ground Track of Progress M1-3

Progress M1-3 made a retro-rocket firing 2000 November 1 at 07:05 UTC, and a re-entry at approximately 160 degrees West longitude and 16 degrees South latitude. It provides a good starting point for an analysis of the probable re-entry model for Mir.

As the map below shows - from the location of retro-fire just south of the Aral Sea, Progress M1-3 passed over the central Asian land mass, across the Japanese island of Hokkaido and then over open Ocean to a re-entry above the southern Pacific near Tahiti and the Cook Islands at 07:40 UTC:

Progress M1-3 Track
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