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Progress M-63

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2008-004A

Description

Progress M-63 is a Russian automatic cargo craft that was launched by a Soyuz rocket at 13:02 UT on 05 February 2008. It transported to the ISS station 2.5 tonnes of food, fuel and other cargo, after docking with the Pirs module of the ISS at 14:38 UT on 07 February. In anticipation, the previous Progress-M 62 was evacuated from the port on 04 February, to let it orbit for a few days before entering the atmosphere on 15 February.

Alternate Names

  • 32484
  • ProgressM-63

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-02-05
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
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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