Progress 29

Summary

Progress 29
Progress drawing.svg
A Progress 7K-TG spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1987-034A
SATCAT no.17878[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.127)
Spacecraft typeProgress 7K-TG[2]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date21 April 1987, 15:14:17 UTC[1]
RocketSoyuz-U2[2]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date11 May 1987, 07:51:16 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude189 km[3]
Apogee altitude237 km[3]
Inclination51.6°[3]
Period88.8 minutes[3]
Epoch21 April 1987
Docking with Mir
Docking portKvant-1 aft[3]
Docking date21 April 1987, 15:14:17 UTC
Undocking date11 May 1987, 03:10:01 UTC
 

Progress 29 (Russian: Прогресс 29) was a Soviet uncrewed Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in April 1987 to resupply the Mir space station.

Launch

Progress 29 launched on 21 April 1987 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh SSR. It used a Soyuz-U2 rocket.[2][4]

Docking

Progress 29 docked with the aft port of the Kvant-1 module of Mir on 21 April 1987 at 15:14:17 UTC, and was undocked on 11 May 1987 at 03:10:01 UTC.[3][5]

Decay

It remained in orbit until 11 May 1987, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 07:51:16 UTC and the mission ended at 08:28 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 29"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Progress 29". NASA. Retrieved 5 December 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  5. ^ a b "Mir". Astronautix. Retrieved 5 December 2020.