|Mission type||ISS resupply|
|Mission duration||104 days|
|Spacecraft type||Progress-M s/n 246|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||26 June 2002, 05:36:30 UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur, Site 1/5|
|End of mission|
|Decay date||14 October 2002, 10:21:59 UTC|
|Perigee altitude||193 km|
|Apogee altitude||245 km|
|Epoch||26 June 2002|
|Docking with ISS|
|Docking port||Zvezda aft|
|Docking date||29 June 2002, 05:36:30 UTC|
|Undocking date||24 September 2002,|
|Time docked||87 days|
Progress M-46 (Russian: Прогресс М-46), identified by NASA as Progress 8P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 246.
The spacecraft docked with the aft port of the Zvezda module at 05:36:30 UTC on 29 June 2002. Prior to docking it was used to conduct tests of the Kurs docking system. It remained docked for 87 days before undocking at 13:58:49 UTC on 24 September 2002 to make way for Progress M1-9. It was deorbited at 09:34:00 UTC on 14 October 2002. The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 10:21:59 UTC.
Progress M-46 carried supplies to the International Space Station, including food, water and oxygen for the crew and equipment for conducting scientific research.