Progress 23

Summary

Progress 23
Progress drawing.svg
A Progress 7K-TG spacecraft
Mission typeSalyut 7 resupply
COSPAR ID1984-086A
SATCAT no.15193[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.124)
Spacecraft typeProgress 7K-TG[2]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date14 August 1984, 06:28:15 UTC[1]
RocketSoyuz-U[2]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date28 August 1984, 01:28 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude186 km[3]
Apogee altitude250 km[3]
Inclination51.6°[3]
Period88.9 minutes[3]
Epoch14 August 1984
Docking with Salyut 7
Docking portAft[3]
Docking date16 August 1984, 08:11 UTC
Undocking date26 August 1984, 16:13 UTC
 

Progress 23 (Russian: Прогресс 23) was a Soviet uncrewed Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in August 1984 to resupply the Salyut 7 space station.

Launch

Progress 23 launched on 14 August 1984 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh SSR. It used a Soyuz-U rocket.[2][4]

Docking

Progress 23 docked with the aft port of Salyut 7 on 16 August 1984 at 08:11 UTC, and was undocked on 26 August 1984 at 16:13 UTC.[3][5]

Decay

It remained in orbit until 28 August 1984, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 01:28 UTC, with the mission ending at around 02:15 UTC.[3][5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Progress 1 - 42 (11F615A15, 7K-TG)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Cargo spacecraft "Progress 23"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 13 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Progress 23". NASA. Retrieved 5 December 2020. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  5. ^ a b "Salyut 7". Astronautix. Retrieved 5 December 2020.