NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

Progress M-51



Progress M-51 is a Russian automatic cargo craft that was launched toward the International Space Station (ISS) by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur at 22:19 UT on 23 December 2004. It carried 2.5 tonnes of food, water, fuel and equipment and docked automatically with the Zvezda module of the ISS at 23:31 UT on 25 December 2004.

Alternate Names

  • 28503
  • ProgressM-51

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2004-12-23
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
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

[] NASA Logo -