Progress 37

Summary

Progress 37
Progress drawing.svg
A Progress 7K-TG spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1988-061A
SATCAT no.19322[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.145)
Spacecraft typeProgress 7K-TG[2]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date18 July 1988, 21:13:09 UTC[1]
RocketSoyuz-U2[2]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date12 August 1988, 12:51:30 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude189 km[3]
Apogee altitude256 km[3]
Inclination51.6°[3]
Period89 minutes[3]
Epoch18 July 1988
Docking with Mir
Docking portKvant-1 aft[3]
Docking date20 July 1988, 22:33:40 UTC
Undocking date12 August 1988, 08:31:54 UTC
 

Progress 37 (Russian: Прогресс 37) was a Soviet uncrewed Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in July 1988 to resupply the Mir space station.

Launch

Progress 37 launched on 18 July 1988 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh SSR. It used a Soyuz-U2 rocket.[2][4]

Docking

Progress 37 docked with the aft port of the Kvant-1 module of Mir on 20 July 1988 at 22:33:40 UTC, and was undocked on 12 August 1988 at 08:31:54 UTC.[3][5]

Decay

It remained in orbit until 12 August 1988, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 12:51:30 UTC and the mission ended at 13:45:40 UTC.[3][5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Progress 1 - 42 (11F615A15, 7K-TG)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Cargo spacecraft "Progress 37"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Progress 37". NASA. Retrieved 7 December 2020. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  5. ^ a b "Mir". Astronautix. Retrieved 7 December 2020.