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Progress M-02M

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-024A

Description

Progress M-02M, a Russian unmanned resupply vessel for the International Space Station, was launched on a Soyuz U rocket from Baikonur on 07 May 2009 at 18:37 UT. The spacecraft carries spare parts, life support gear, and hardware. It will also resupply the station with propellant, pure oxygen and air. The Progress vessel docked with the ISS at the Earth-facing port of the Pirs module on 12 May 2009 at 19:24 UT. Prior to docking, the Progress was used to perform tests of a new avionics system.

Alternate Names

  • 34905
  • Progress-M 02M

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-05-07
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
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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