Progress 17

Summary

Progress 17
Progress drawing.svg
A Progress 7K-TG spacecraft
Mission typeSalyut 7 resupply
COSPAR ID1983-085A
SATCAT no.14283[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.119)
Spacecraft typeProgress 7K-TG[2]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date17 August 1983, 12:08:23 UTC[1]
RocketSoyuz-U[2]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date17 September 1983, 23:43 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude189 km[3]
Apogee altitude242 km[3]
Inclination51.6°[3]
Period88.8 minutes[3]
Epoch18 September 1983
Docking with Salyut 7
Docking portAft[3]
Docking date19 August 1983, 13:47 UTC
Undocking date17 September 1983, 11:44 UTC
 

Progress 17 (Russian: Прогресс 17) was a Soviet uncrewed Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in August 1983 to resupply the Salyut 7 space station.

Launch

Progress 17 launched on 17 August 1983 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh SSR. It used a Soyuz-U rocket.[2][4]

Docking

Progress 17 docked with the aft port of Salyut 7 on 19 August 1983 at 13:47 UTC, and was undocked on 17 September 1983 at 11:44 UTC.[3][5]

Decay

It remained in orbit until 17 September 1983, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 23:43 UTC, with the mission ending at 00:30 UTC the following day.[3][5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Progress 1 - 42 (11F615A15, 7K-TG)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Cargo spacecraft "Progress 17"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 13 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Progress 17". NASA. Retrieved 6 December 2020. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  5. ^ a b "Salyut 7". Astronautix. Retrieved 6 December 2020.