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Progress M-08M

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2010-055A

Description

Progress-M 08M, a Russian satellite, was launched from Baikonur on 27 October 2010 at 15:11 UT by a Soyuz U rocket. The Russian resupply ship docked with the International Space Station Pirs module at 16:36 UT on 30 October 2010. Progress M-08M will deliver 2.5 tonnes of cargo to the ISS, including 870 kg of propellant, 499 kg of oxygen, 226 kg of water, and 1272 kg of food, spare parts and supplies. Progress M-08M will also deliver hardware for the Molniya-Gamma and Coulomb Crystal experiments, and high-speed data transmission equipment which will be installed outside the station during Russian EVA-27 in January 2011. It will remain attached to the station through mid-January.

Alternate Names

  • ProgressM-08M
  • 37196

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-10-27
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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