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Progress 1



Progress 1 was an unmanned Soviet supply vessel launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. It delivered fuel, consumable materials and equipment to the Salyut 6 space station. It deorbited on February 8, 1978.

Alternate Names

  • 10603
  • Progress1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1978-01-20
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 7020 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair
  • Engineering

Additional Information

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