Progress M-41

Summary

Progress M-41
Progress-M drawing.svg
A Progress-M spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1999-015A
SATCAT no.25664[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.241)
Spacecraft typeProgress-M[2]
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date2 April 1999, 11:28:43 UTC[1]
RocketSoyuz-U[2]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date17 July 1999, 19:51 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude194 km[4]
Apogee altitude249 km[4]
Inclination51.6°[4]
Period88.6 minutes[4]
Epoch2 April 1999
Docking with Mir
Docking portKvant-1 aft[4]
Docking date4 April 1999, 12:46:50 UTC
Undocking date17 July 1999, 11:24 UTC
 

Progress M-41 (Russian: Прогресс M-41) was a Russian unmanned Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in April 1999 to resupply the Mir space station and carry the Sputnik 99 satellite.[5]

Launch

Progress M-41 launched on 2 April 1999 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It used a Soyuz-U rocket.[2][6]

Docking

Progress M-41 docked with the aft port of the Kvant-1 module of Mir on 4 April 1999 at 12:46:50 UTC, and was undocked on 17 July 1999 at 11:24 UTC.[3][4]

Decay

It remained in orbit until 17 July 1999, when it was deorbited. The mission ended at 19:51 UTC.[3][4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Progress-M 1 - 13, 15 - 37, 39 - 67 (11F615A55, 7KTGM)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "Mir". Astronautix. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-41"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  5. ^ "Sputnik 40, 41, 99 (RS 17, 18, 19)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Progress M-41". NASA. Retrieved 4 December 2020. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.