Progress M-45

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Progress M-45
Progress M-45.jpg
Progress M-45 departing the ISS
Mission typeISS resupply
OperatorRoskosmos
COSPAR ID2001-036A
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Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeProgress-M 11F615A55
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date21 August 2001, 09:23:54 (2001-08-21UTC09:23:54Z) UTC
RocketSoyuz-U
Launch siteBaikonur Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date22 November 2001, 21:35:23 (2001-11-22UTC21:35:24Z) UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Inclination51.6 degrees
Docking with ISS
Docking portZvezda Aft
Docking date23 August 2001, 09:51:32 UTC
Undocking date22 November 2001, 16:12:01 UTC
Time docked3 months
Progress ISS Resupply
 

Progress M-45 (Russian: Прогресс М-45), identified by NASA as Progress 5 or 5P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 245.[1]

Progress M-45 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 09:23:54 GMT on 21 August 2001.[1] The spacecraft docked with the Aft port of the Zvezda module at 09:51:32 GMT on 23 August.[2][3] It remained docked for three months before undocking at 16:12:01 GMT on 22 November[2] to make way for Progress M1-7.[4] It left debris on the docking port which prevented Progress M1-7 from achieving a hard dock until it was removed during an EVA on 3 December. Progress M-45 was deorbited at 20:48:00 GMT on the same day that it undocked.[2] The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 21:35:23 GMT.[2][5]

Progress M-45 carried supplies to the International Space Station, including food, water and oxygen for the crew and equipment for conducting scientific research.

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  1. ^ a b McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
  2. ^ a b c d Anikeev, Alexander. "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-45"". Manned Astronautics - Figures & Facts. Archived from the original on 2007-10-18. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
  3. ^ Wade, Mark. "Progress M". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Archived from the original on 2009-08-03. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
  4. ^ Zak, Anatoly. "Progress cargo ship". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
  5. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-06.