Progress M-29M

Summary

Progress M-29M
Progress M-29M Docks to ISS Automatically.jpg
The Progress M-29M has docked to the ISS
just over six hours after launching.
Mission typeInternational Space Station resupply
OperatorRoscosmos
COSPAR ID2015-055A
SATCAT no.40944
Mission duration190 days
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeProgress-M s/n 429
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Launch mass7283 kg
Start of mission
Launch date1 October 2015, 16:49:40 UTC
RocketSoyuz-U
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date08 April 2016, 13:31 UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric[1]
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude193.77 km
Apogee altitude246.34 km
Inclination51.64°
Period89.42 minutes
Epoch1 October 2015
Docking with ISS
Docking portZvezda
Docking date1 October 2015, 22:52 UTC
Undocking date30 March 2016, 14:14 UTC
Time docked181 days
Cargo
Mass2369 kg
Pressurised1549 kg
Fuel350 kg
Gaseous50 kg
Water420 kg
Progress ISS Resupply
 

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.[2]

Launch

Progress M-29M was launched on 1 October 2015 at 16:49:40 UTC from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Docking

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.

Cargo

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.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Progress M-29M to supply ISS". www.russianspaceweb.com. 29 September 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Space Station Receives Express Delivery in Six Hours". NASA. 1 October 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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