Progress M-25M

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Progress M-25M
Progress M-25M.jpg
Mission typeISS resupply
OperatorRoskosmos
COSPAR ID2014-067A
SATCAT no.40292
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeProgress-M 11F615A60
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date29 October 2014, 07:09:43 (2014-10-29UTC07:09:43Z) UTC[1]
RocketSoyuz-2.1a
Launch siteBaikonur 31/6[1]
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date26 April 2015, 13:00 UTC
Orbital parameters
Perigee altitude418 kilometres (260 mi)[2]
Apogee altitude423 kilometres (263 mi)[2]
Inclination51.64 degrees[2]
Period92.85 minutes[2]
Epoch1 November 2014, 13:51:47 UTC[2]
Docking with ISS
Docking portPirs nadir
Docking date29 October 2014, 13:08 UTC
Undocking date25 April 2015, 06:41:14 UTC[3]
Time docked177 days, 17 h, 33 min
Cargo
Mass2351 kg
Progress ISS Resupply
 

Progress M-25M (Russian: Прогресс М-25М), identified by NASA as Progress 57 or 57P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roskosmos to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) during 2014.[4] Progress M-25M was launched on a 6-hours rendezvous profile towards the ISS. The 25th Progress-M 11F615A60 spacecraft to be launched, it had the serial number 424 and was built by RKK Energia.

Launch[edit]

The spacecraft was launched on 29 October 2014 at 07:09 GMT from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.[5] This was the first time the upgraded Soyuz-2.1a rocket was used for an ISS mission launch.[6]

Docking[edit]

Progress M-25M docked with the Pirs docking compartment on October 29, 2014 at 13:08 GMT, less than six hours after launch.

Cargo[edit]

The Progress spacecraft carries 2351 kg of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station.[7]

The craft is delivering food, fuel and supplies, including 880 kg of propellant; 22 kg of oxygen; 26 kg of air; 420 kg of water; and 1,283 kg of spare parts, supplies and experiment hardware for the six members of the Expedition 41 crew currently living and working in space. Progress 57 is scheduled to remain docked to Pirs for six months.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e Peat, Chris (1 November 2014). "PROGRESS-M 25M - Orbit". Heavens-Above. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-30. Retrieved 2015-05-05.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ William Graham; Pete Harding; Chris Bergin (October 29, 2014). "Russian Progress M-25M docks with the ISS". NASASpaceflight.com.
  5. ^ William Harwood (23 July 2014). "Russians launch Progress supply ship to space station". Spaceflight Now.
  6. ^ Anatoly Zak (29 October 2014). "Progress M-25M flies on a modified Soyuz rocket". RussianSpaceWeb.com.
  7. ^ "Progress M-25M". Roscosmos. 29 October 2014.

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