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Progress 3



Automatic cargo spacecraft Progress 3 was launched by the USSR with fuel and other materials aboard. It docked with the Salyut 6 space station and deorbited on August 6, 1978 at 17:30 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 10999
  • Progress3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1978-08-08
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 7000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair

Additional Information

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