Progress M-27


Progress M-27
Progress-M drawing.svg
A Progress-M spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1995-020A
SATCAT no.23555[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.227)
Spacecraft typeProgress-M[2]
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date9 April 1995, 19:34:12 UTC[1]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
Decay date23 May 1995, 03:27:12 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude187 km[4]
Apogee altitude221 km[4]
Period88.6 minutes[4]
Epoch9 April 1995
Docking with Mir
Docking portMir Core Module forward[4]
Docking date11 April 1995, 21:00:44 UTC
Undocking date22 May 1995, 23:42:37 UTC

Progress M-27 (Russian: Прогресс M-27) was a Russian unmanned Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in April 1995 to resupply the Mir space station.


Progress M-27 launched on 9 April 1995 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It used a Soyuz-U rocket.[2][5]


Progress M-27 docked with the forward port of the Mir Core Module on 11 April 1995 at 21:00:44 UTC, and was undocked on 22 May 1995 at 23:42:37 UTC.[3][4]


It remained in orbit until 23 May 1995, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 02:40:15 UTC and the mission ended at 03:27:52 UTC.[3][4]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Progress-M 1 - 13, 15 - 37, 39 - 67 (11F615A55, 7KTGM)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "Mir". Astronautix. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-27"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  5. ^ "Progress M-27". NASA. Retrieved 3 December 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.