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Progress M1-6

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2001-021A

Description

Progress M1-6 is a Russian automatic cargo carrier that was launched from Baikonur by the new Soyuz-FG rocket at 22:42 UT on 21 May 2001. It carried 2.5 tons of food, fuel , water, and life-support material to deliver to the International Space Station (ISS). Nearly one tonne of the fuel is for raising the altitude of the ISS. It docked automatically at a port on the Zvezda module on 23 May at 00:15 UT.

Alternate Names

  • 26773
  • ProgressM1-6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-05-21
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-Fregat
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

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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