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Progress M-54

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2005-035A

Description

Progress M-54 is a Russian automatic cargo transportation satellite that was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur at 13:08 UT on 8 September. It carried 2.4 tonnes of food, water, oxygen, fuel, and equipment to supply the International Space Station (ISS). It docked with Zvezda module of the ISS automatically at 14:50 UT on 10 September, and delivered the cargo. In preparation for the docking, the previously docked Progress M-53, carrying a full load of trash was undocked and allowed to deorbit and burn away.

Alternate Names

  • 28866
  • ProgressM-54

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2005-09-08
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
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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