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Progress-M 29M

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-055A

Description

The Progress spacecraft’s pressurized section is packed with 3,397 pounds of dry cargo, including Russian food rations, sanitary napkins and waste containers, medical equipment, water purification hardware and electronics. NASA also has about 190 pounds of food and provisions for the U.S. crew members aboard the outpost, according to a manifest published on the Russian space agency’s website.

The Progress M-29M spaceship will refuel the space station’s Zvezda service module with 4,277 pounds of propellant. The mission will also deliver 2,041 pounds of water and 242 pounds of oxygen to replenish the atmosphere inside the orbiting outpost.

Alternate Names

  • 40944
  • ProgressM29M

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-10-01
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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