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Progress M-57

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2006-025A

Description

Progress M-57 is a Russian automatic cargo craft that was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur at 15:08 UT on 24 June 2006. It carried three tonnes of food, fuel, water, air and scientific equipment to the International Space Station after docking with its PIRS module at 16:30 UT on 26 June. In anticipation, the previously docked Progress-M 55 was evicted and deorbited to let it burn out.

Alternate Names

  • 29245
  • ProgressM-57

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-06-24
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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