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The Explorer 8 satellite re-entered the Earths atmosphere on the 28th March, 2012 @ 01:14 GMT  ± 14 minutes.

Inclination: 49.88°
Revolution Number: 58623
Predicted Location:  16.8°S, 286.8°E



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The Explorer 8 satellite is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 28th March, 2012 @ 02:23 GMT  ± 7 hours.

EXPLORER 8
1 00060U 60014A   12087.58828863  .06866917  12037-4  79696-3 0    06
2 00060 049.8756 298.0795 0016806 249.4193 110.7023 16.35359806586144

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Period:       88.39 minutes
Inclination: 49.88°
Apogee:     207 km
Perigee:     183 km
Revolution Number: 58623
Predicted Location:  38.7°N, 212.3°E



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The Explorer 8 satellite is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on  the 28th March, 2012 @ 02:47 GMT  ± 14 hours.

EXPLORER 8
1 00060U 60014A   12087.09853214  .03794231  11895-4  83720-3 0  9986
2 00060 049.8852 300.9205 0017631 240.9383 119.3824 16.29060979586062

Period:       89.95 minutes
Inclination: 49.88°
Apogee:     243 km
Perigee:     202 km
Revolution Number: 58624
Predicted Location:  33.4°S, 282°E



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The Explorer 8 satellite is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on  the 28th March, 2012 @ 04:18 GMT  ± 48 hours.

EXPLORER 8
1 00060U 60014A   12085.80708155  .02290710  11682-4  99276-3 0  9930
2 00060 049.8839 308.3307 0023348 226.3279 134.4298 16.21043397585852

Period:       89.18 minutes
Inclination: 49.88°
Apogee:     252 km
Perigee:     216 km
Revolution Number: 58624
Predicted Location:  41.2°S, 272.6°E



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The Explorer 8 satellite is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on (or after) the 23rd March, 2012 @ --:-- GMT  ± -- hours.

EXPLORER 8
1 00060U 60014A   12059.92712842 +.00250799 +32988-4 +85606-3 0 09094
2 00060 049.8955 091.3399 0056177 084.2531 276.5176 15.86588680581712

Period:       90.77 minutes
Inclination: 49.9°
Apogee:     350 km
Perigee:     275 km
Revolution Number: -
Predicted Location:  -



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The Explorer 8 satellite is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 4th April, 2012 @ --:-- GMT  ± -- hours.

EXPLORER 8
1 00060U 60014A   12041.81070041 +.00125080 +15818-4 +58754-3 0 08833
2 00060 049.8994 189.1978 0063754 002.6795 357.4511 15.79800132578842


Period:       91.14 minutes
Inclination: 49.9°
Apogee:     373 km
Perigee:     287 km
Revolution Number: -
Predicted Location:  -



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The Explorer 8 satellite that was launched on the 3rd November, 1960, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, is predicted to re-enter the Earths atmosphere on the 16th March, 2012 @ --:-- GMT  ± -- hours.

EXPLORER 8
1 00060U 60014A   12031.99879215  .00118569  15081-4  62018-3 0  8699
2 00060 049.9016 241.8463 0067836 319.7184 039.8556 15.77203902577290


Period:       91.31 minutes
Inclination: 49.9°
Apogee:     384 km
Perigee:     293 km
Revolution Number: -
Predicted Location:  -

Explorer 8 (1960-014A) is a U.S. research satellite launched on November 3, 1960. It confirmed the existence of a helium layer in the upper atmosphere. Explorer 8 is still in Low Earth orbit.
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