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Progress M-48



Progress M-48 is a Russian automatic cargo carrier that was launched by a Soyuz-FG rocket from Baikonur at 01.47 UT on 29 August 2003. It carried 2.6 tonne of food, fuel, water, and equipment to be delivered to the International Space Station (ISS). It docked automatically with the Zvezda module of the ISS at 3:45 UT on 31 August 2003. In anticipation, the previous carrier, PROGRESS M-47, containing the trash from the ISS was undocked and deorbited on 27 August.

Alternate Names

  • 27873
  • ProgressM-48

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2003-08-29
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • 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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