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Progress M-62

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2007-064A

Description

Progress M-62 is a Russian automatic cargo craft that was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur at 07:12 UT on 23 December 2007. It carried and delivered 2.5 tonnes of food, fuel, water and equipment to the ISS. It docked automatically with the PIRS module of the ISS at 08:14 UT on 26 December 2007. In preparation, the previously docked Progress-M 61 was ejected from the port on 22 December and allowed to orbit independently for a month for a series of technical experiments before deorbiting and burn away.

Alternate Names

  • 32391
  • ProgressM-62

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-12-23
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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