Poyekhali! (Yuri Gagarin)

To Russian variant To Main Menu

Cargo spacecraft "Kosmos-1669"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1985-062A / 15918
Time and date of launch (UTC) 13h.05m.    July 19, 1985
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7020
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.8
   - perigee (km) 187
   - apogee (km) 247
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 01h.20m.    August 30, 1985
Duration 41d.12h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 653
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Salyut-7" . Was not announced as "Progress" because of mechanical problems with approach system "Igla".



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Jul 19, 1985 13:05:08 1 Salyut-7:18737 Lift-off cargo "Kosmos-1669" ; spacecraft was not declared as "Progress" because of technical problems in the beginning of fly.
Jul 21, 1985 15:05:04 34 Salyut-7:18770 Docking of "Kosmos-1669"   to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T13" .
Jul 29, 1985 21:00:00 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-51F"   (crew: Fullerton,   Bridges,   England,   Henize,   Musgrave,   Acton,   Bartoe ).
Aug 02, 1985 07:15
Salyut-7:18953 Beginning of the PE-4 EVA ( Dzhanibekov,   Savinykh ); station "Salyut-7" .
Aug 02, 1985 12:15
Salyut-7:18957 Ending of EVA ( Dzhanibekov,   Savinykh ), duration 5:00; station "Salyut-7" .
Aug 06, 1985 18:43:00 126
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-51F"   (crew: Fullerton,   Bridges,   England,   Henize,   Musgrave,   Acton,   Bartoe ).
Aug 06, 1985 19:46:21 127
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-51F"   (crew: Fullerton,   Bridges,   England,   Henize,   Musgrave,   Acton,   Bartoe ).
Aug 27, 1985 10:58:01 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-51I"   (crew: Engle,   Covey,   Fisher,   Lounge,   van Hoften ).
Aug 28, 1985 21:50 636 Salyut-7:19372 Undocking of "Kosmos-1669"   from aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T13" .
Aug 30, 1985 01:20 654 Salyut-7:19390 Deorbit burn of "Kosmos-1669" .
Aug 30, 1985 02:05? 654 Salyut-7:19390 End of existence of "Kosmos-1669" .

Sources:
  Mission Control Center (TsUP) from 2007
  Alexander Zheleznyakov
  Spaceflight now
  journal "Novosti Kosmonavtiki" ("News of Cosmonautics") from 1993 till our time
  journal "Kosmonavtika, astronomiya" ("Cosmonautics, astronomy") 1983-1991 years
  book "Evolution of vehicle-creating and cosmonautics in the USSR" by Valentin P. Glushko, Moscow, 1987
  Jonathan's Space Report
  and many other people and editions
  


To Russian variant To Main Menu

Copyright 1998-2012 © Alexander Anikeev, anikeev(at)kursknet.ru
Last update: August 20, 2014
You may freely use data from this website for non-commercial and educational purposes
if you refer to this site and provide a workable link to it.

The author cannot ensure the accuracy of the data on this website
and disclaims any responsibility for the consequences stemming from its use.

HTML-code is checked by validator   http://validator.w3.org/