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Progress 8



Progress 8 was an unmanned supply cargo vessel launched by the USSR to dock with the Salyut 6 space station. It delivered fuel and various comsumable materials and deorbited on April 26, 1980 at 6:54 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 11743
  • Progress8

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1980-03-27
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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