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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-23"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1984-086A / 15193
Time and date of launch (UTC) 06h.28m.    August 14, 1984
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7020
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.9
   - perigee (km) 186
   - apogee (km) 250
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 01h.28m.    August 28, 1984
Duration 13d.18h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 217
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 14, 1984 06:28:15 1 Salyut-7:13414 Lift-off cargo "Progress-23" .
Aug 16, 1984 08:11 34 Salyut-7:13447 Docking of "Progress-23"   to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T11" .
Aug 26, 1984 16:13 196 Salyut-7:13609 Undocking of "Progress-23"   from aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T11" .
Aug 28, 1984 01:28 218 Salyut-7:13631 Deorbit burn of "Progress-23" .
Aug 28, 1984 02:15? 218 Salyut-7:13631 End of existence of "Progress-23" .

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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