Progress M-26

Summary

Progress M-26
Progress-M drawing.svg
A Progress-M spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1995-005A
SATCAT no.23477[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.226)
Spacecraft typeProgress-M[2]
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date15 February 1995, 16:48:28 UTC[1]
RocketSoyuz-U[2]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date15 March 1995, 06:15 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude188 km[4]
Apogee altitude224 km[4]
Inclination51.6°[4]
Period88.6 minutes[4]
Epoch15 February 1995
Docking with Mir
Docking portKvant-1 aft[4]
Docking date17 February 1995, 18:21:34 UTC
Undocking date15 March 1995, 02:26:38 UTC
 

Progress M-26 (Russian: Прогресс M-26) was a Russian unmanned Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in February 1995 to resupply the Mir space station.

Launch

Progress M-26 launched on 15 February 1995 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It used a Soyuz-U rocket.[2][5]

Docking

Progress M-26 docked with the aft port of the Kvant-1 module of Mir on 17 February 1995 at 18:21:34 UTC, and was undocked on 15 March 1995 at 02:26:38 UTC.[3][4]

Decay

It remained in orbit until 15 March 1995, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 05:28 UTC and the mission ended at 06:15 UTC.[3][4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Progress-M 1 - 13, 15 - 37, 39 - 67 (11F615A55, 7KTGM)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 2 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "Mir". Astronautix. Retrieved 2 December 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-26"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  5. ^ "Progress M-26". NASA. Retrieved 2 December 2020. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.