The Progress M-29M has docked to the ISS
just over six hours after launching.
|Mission type||International Space Station resupply|
|Mission duration||190 days|
|Spacecraft type||Progress-M s/n 429|
|Launch mass||7283 kg|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||1 October 2015, 16:49:40 UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur, Site 1/5|
|End of mission|
|Decay date||08 April 2016, 13:31 UTC|
|Perigee altitude||193.77 km|
|Apogee altitude||246.34 km|
|Epoch||1 October 2015|
|Docking with ISS|
|Docking date||1 October 2015, 22:52 UTC|
|Undocking date||30 March 2016, 14:14 UTC|
|Time docked||181 days|
Progress M-29M (Russian: Прогресс М-29М), identified by NASA as Progress 61P was a Progress spacecraft used by Roskosmos to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) during 2015. It was launched on 1 October 2015, to deliver cargo to the ISS. Progress M-29M is the final vehicle in Progress-M series, which was succeeded by the modified variant known as Progress-MS later in 2015.
Progress M-29M docked with the Zvezda docking compartment on 1 October 2015 at 22:52 UTC. The spacecraft undocked from the station on 30 March 2016 at 14:14 UTC.
The Progress M-29M spacecraft carried 2369 kg of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station. The spacecraft delivered food, fuel and supplies, including 350 kg of propellant, 50 kg of oxygen and air, 420 kg of water, and 1549 kg of spare parts, supplies and experiment hardware for the six members of the Expedition 45 crew. Progress M-29M is scheduled to remain docked to Zvezda for about two months.