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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-17"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1983-085A / 14283
Time and date of launch (UTC) 12h.08m.    August 17, 1983
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7020
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.8
   - perigee (km) 189
   - apogee (km) 242
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 23h.43m.    September 17, 1983
Duration 31d.11h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 497
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
Aug 17, 1983 12:08:23 1 Salyut-7:7669 Lift-off cargo "Progress-17" .
Aug 19, 1983 13:47 34 Salyut-7:7702 Docking of "Progress-17"   to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T9" .
Aug 23, 1983 11:02 2759 Salyut-7:7763 Landing of recovery capsule of TLS "Kosmos-1443"   (delivered 350 kg from orbital station).
Aug 30, 1983 06:32:00 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-8"   (crew: Truly,   Brandenstein,   Gardner,   Bluford,   Thornton ).
Sep 05, 1983 06:47:30 97
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-8"   (crew: Truly,   Brandenstein,   Gardner,   Bluford,   Thornton ).
Sep 05, 1983 07:41:33 98
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-8"   (crew: Truly,   Brandenstein,   Gardner,   Bluford,   Thornton ).
Sep 17, 1983 11:44 490 Salyut-7:8158 Undocking of "Progress-17"   from aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T9" .
Sep 17, 1983 23:43 498 Salyut-7:8166 Deorbit burn of "Progress-17" .
Sep 18, 1983 00:30? 498 Salyut-7:8166 End of existence of "Progress-17" .

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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