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Progress M-59

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2007-002A

Description

Progress M-59 is a Russian automatic cargo carrier that was launched by a Soyuz rocket from Baikonur at 02:12 UT on 18 January, toward the International Space Station (ISS). It carried 2.5 tonnes of food, fuel, water, and equipment and docked with the PIRS module of the ISS at 03:03 UT on 20 January. The craft is also listed (in Russia) as Progress 24, probably counting from the first launch of the current model about 10 years ago.

Alternate Names

  • 29714
  • ProgressM-59

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-01-18
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
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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