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Progress 5

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1979-022A

Description

Automatic cargo spacecraft Progress 5 was launched by the USSR to carry fuel and other supplies to the Salyut 6 space station. It deorbited on April 5, 1979 at 1:04 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 11292
  • Progress5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1979-03-12
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)

Discipline

  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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