Progress M-49

Summary

Progress M-49
Progress M-49.jpg
Progress M-49 departing the ISS.
Mission typeISS resupply
OperatorRoskosmos
COSPAR ID2004-019A
SATCAT no.28261
Mission duration66 days
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeProgress-M s/n 249
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date25 May 2004, 12:34:23 UTC
RocketSoyuz-U
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date30 July 2004, 11:23:35 UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude236 km
Apogee altitude246 km
Inclination51.6°
Period89.3 minutes
Epoch25 May 2004
Docking with ISS
Docking portZvezda aft
Docking date27 May 2004, 13:54:43 UTC
Undocking date30 July 2004, 06:04:48 UTC
Time docked64 days
Cargo
Mass2500 kg
Progress ISS Resupply
 

Progress M-49 (Russian: Прогресс М-49), identified by NASA as Progress 14P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 249.[1]

Launch

Progress M-49 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 12:34:23 UTC on 25 May 2004.[1]

Docking

The spacecraft docked with the aft port of the Zvezda module at 13:54:43 UTC on 27 May.[2][3] It remained docked for 64 days before undocking at 06:04:48 UTC on 30 July 2004[2] to make way for Progress M-50.[4] It was deorbited at 10:37:00 GMT on the same day.[2] The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 11:23:35 UTC.[2][5]

Progress M-49 carried supplies to the International Space Station, including food, water and oxygen for the crew and equipment for conducting scientific research.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 6 June 2009.
  2. ^ a b c d Anikeev, Alexander. "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-49"". Manned Astronautics - Figures and Facts. Archived from the original on 10 October 2007. Retrieved 6 June 2009.
  3. ^ Wade, Mark. "Progress M". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Archived from the original on 3 August 2009. Retrieved 6 June 2009.
  4. ^ Zak, Anatoly. "Progress cargo ship". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 6 June 2009.
  5. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 6 June 2009.