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Progress M1-1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2000-005A

Description

Progress M-1 is a Russian automatic cargo carrier that was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket at 06:47 UT to dock with Mir. It is equipped to raise the altitude of Mir from 320 km to 400 km, and to repressurize it with 150 kg of nitrogen. (Currently the pressure has degraded to 570 mm of Hg.) It also carried fuel, water, food and other provisions for the two cosmonauts who are expected to arrive there in late March 2000, to spend 7-10 weeks on board.

Alternate Names

  • 26067
  • ProgressM1-1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-02-01
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Kazakhstan)

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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