Progress 32

Summary

Progress 32
Progress drawing.svg
A Progress 7K-TG spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1987-082A
SATCAT no.18376[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.139)
Spacecraft typeProgress 7K-TG[2]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date23 September 1987, 23:43:54 UTC[1]
RocketSoyuz-U2[2]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date19 November 1987, 00:10:00 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude295 km[3]
Apogee altitude355 km[3]
Inclination51.6°[3]
Period91.0 minutes[3]
Epoch23 September 1987
Docking with Mir
Docking portKvant-1 aft[3]
Docking date26 September 1987, 01:08:15 UTC
Undocking date10 November 1987, 04:09:10 UTC
Docking with Mir
Docking portKvant-1 aft[3]
Docking date10 November 1987, 05:47:25 UTC
Undocking date17 November 1987, 19:24:37 UTC
 

Progress 32 (Russian: Прогресс 32) was a Soviet uncrewed Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in September 1987 to resupply the Mir space station.

Launch

Progress 32 launched on 23 September 1987 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh SSR. It used a Soyuz-U2 rocket.[2][4]

Docking

Progress 32 docked with the aft port of the Kvant-1 module of Mir on 26 September 1987 at 01:08:15 UTC, and was undocked on 10 November 1987 at 04:09:10 UTC. The vehicle was redocked at 05:47:25 UTC the same day and finally undocked on 17 November 1987 at 19:24:37 UTC.[3][5]

Decay

It remained in orbit until 19 November 1987, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 00:10:00 UTC and the mission ended at 00:58 UTC.[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 i "Cargo spacecraft "Progress 32"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Progress 32". NASA. Retrieved 6 December 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  5. ^ a b "Mir". Astronautix. Retrieved 6 December 2020.