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Progress M-66

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-006A

Description

A Progress M-66 spacecraft was launched 10 February 2009 at 05:49 UT from Baikonur on a Soyuz-U rocket. This resupply vessel was bound for the International Space Station. The spacecraft docked to the station on 13 February 2009 at 07:18 UT at the Pirs docking module. The Progress vehicle carried 1300 kg of equipment, food, clothing, life support system gear and a new Orlan spacesuit, 50 kg of oxygen and air for the station's atmosphere and 870 kg of propellant for the Russian maneuvering thrusters.

Alternate Names

  • 33593
  • ProgressM-66

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-02-10
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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