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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-15"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1982-094A / 13558
Time and date of launch (UTC) 04h.58m.    September 18, 1982
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7020
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.7
   - period (minutes) 88.8
   - perigee (km) 188
   - apogee (km) 241
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 17h.08m.    October 16, 1982
Duration 28d.12h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 450
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Salyut-7"  



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Sep 18, 1982 04:58:54 1 Salyut-7:2404 Lift-off cargo "Progress-15" .
Sep 20, 1982 06:12 34 Salyut-7:2437 Docking of "Progress-15"   to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T7" .
Oct 14, 1982 13:46 417 Salyut-7:2820 Undocking of "Progress-15"   from aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T7" .
Oct 16, 1982 17:08 450 Salyut-7:2853 Deorbit burn of "Progress-15" .
Oct 16, 1982 17:55? 451 Salyut-7:2854 End of existence of "Progress-15" .

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
  


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