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Progress 2



Unmanned automatic cargo spacecraft Progress 2 was launched by the USSR with fuel and other consumable materials and equipment for the Soviet space station Salyut 6. It deorbited on August 4, 1978 at 1:32 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 10979
  • Progress2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1978-07-07
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

Additional Information

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