Table 6: Computed values of initial osculating eccentricity and ballistic coefficient and reentry time for each zone using RSM with GA.

Zone labelTLEs considered (UTC)Computed values Predicted reentry time (mm-dd-yyyy) Time intervala (days)
FromToInitial osculating eccentricity ()Initial ballistic coefficient ()

AFebruary 13, 2014, 15:24February 20, 2014, 13:050.7279684.4065933June 1, 2014147
BMarch 2, 2014, 10:45March 7, 2014, 04:110.7278962185.8965302June 1, 2014147
CMarch 10, 2014, 14:32March 17, 2014, 21:070.7276174481.6301346June 2, 2014148
DMarch 24, 2014, 06:31March 31, 2014, 01:150.7268062876.4813202May 29, 2014144

Time interval is the number of days between the predicted reentry time and the first TLE epoch of zone A.