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Progress M-61

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2007-033A

Description

Progress M-61, also named as Progress 26, is a Russian automatic cargo transport craft that was launched from Baikonur at 17:34 UT on 02 August 2007. It carried 2.3 tonnes of food, fuel, air, and water to the International Space Station (ISS), and docked with the Zvezda module of the ISS at 18:40 UT on 05 August 2007. In anticipation of its arrival, the previously docked Progress-M 59, carrying tonnes of garbage, was ejected at 18:07 UT on 02 August to let it deorbit and burn in the atmosphere after five hours.

Alternate Names

  • 32001
  • Progress 26
  • ProgressM-61

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-08-02
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Russian Space Agency (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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