Progress M-57

Summary

Progress M-57
Progress M-57 docking.jpg
Progress M-57 approaching the ISS.
Mission typeISS resupply
OperatorRoskosmos
COSPAR ID2006-025A
SATCAT no.29245
Mission duration207 days
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeProgress-M s/n 357
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date24 June 2006, 15:08:18 UTC
RocketSoyuz-U
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date17 January 2007, 03:15:20 UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude193 km
Apogee altitude245 km
Inclination51.6°
Period88.6 minutes
Epoch24 June 2006
Docking with ISS
Docking portPirs
Docking date26 June 2006, 16:25 UTC
Undocking date16 January 2007, 23:23:52 UTC
Time docked204 days
Cargo
Mass3000 kg
Progress ISS Resupply
 

Progress M-57 (Russian: Прогресс М-57), identified by NASA as Progress 22P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 357.

Launch

Progress M-57 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 15:08:18 UTC on 24 June 2006.[1]

Docking

The spacecraft docked with the Pirs module at 16:25 UTC on 26 June.[2][3] It remained docked for 204 days before undocking at 23:23:52 UTC on 16 January 2007[2] to make way for Progress M-59.[4] It was deorbited at 02:29 UTC on 17 January 2007.[2] The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 03:15:20 UTC.[2][5]

Progress M-57 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. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 5 June 2009.
  2. ^ a b c d Anikeev, Alexander. "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-57"". Manned Astronautics - Figures and Facts. Archived from the original on 2 March 2008. Retrieved 5 June 2009.
  3. ^ Wade, Mark. "Progress M". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Archived from the original on 3 August 2009. Retrieved 5 June 2009.
  4. ^ Zak, Anatoly. "Progress cargo ship". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 5 June 2009.
  5. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 5 June 2009.