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Progress M-15M

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2012-015A

Description

Progress M-15M, a Russian resupply satellite, was launched from Baikonur on 20 April 2012 at 12:50 UT by a Soyuz U rocket. The unmanned craft docked to the International Space Station's (ISS) "Pirs" Nadir port at 14:39 UT on 22 April 2012. The spacecraft will deliver approximately 3 tonnes of supplies to the ISS. The dry cargo weighs 1226 kg and consists of food, spare parts, life support gear and experiment hardware. The refueling module carries 902 kg of propellant. Also aboard the craft are 420 kg of water and 50 kg of oxygen and air. Progress M-14M will remain docked to the ISS through the end of July 2012.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2012-04-20
    Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
    Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

    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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