Re-entry of 2015-035B / 40745 seen from French Polynesia

From: Ted Molczan via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2015 10:53:43 -0400
The re-entry of 2015-035B / 40745 was seen from four of the Windward Islands of French Polynesia. Local news reports
mention sightings from Bora Bora; Ra'i‚tea; Moorea; and Tahiti: Puna'auia, M‚hina, Teahupo'o.

The following news report states the local date and time of the sightings as Friday, July 24, around 8 PM, which is July
25 06:00 UTC. 

http://www.tntv.pf/Mystere-resolu-l-objet-non-identifie-etait-une-piece-de-fusee-en-train-de-se-desintegrer_a7058.html

This agrees with USSTRATCOM's final TIP message of 2015-035B / 40745, which reported decay on 2015 Jul 25 at 06:01 UTC
+/-1 min., on an ascending track, near 15 S, 153 W - a few hundred kilometres north of the Windward Islands.

Other news reports:

http://polynesie.la1ere.fr/2015/07/24/un-objet-volant-non-identifie-dans-le-ciel-de-polynesie-273461.html

http://polynesie.la1ere.fr/2015/07/25/objet-etrange-non-identifie-273633.html

http://www.radio1.pf/un-morceau-de-fusee-met-la-toile-en-emoi/

Ted Molczan



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