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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-24"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1985-051A / 15838
Time and date of launch (UTC) 00h.39m.    June 21, 1985
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7020
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.9
   - perigee (km) 189
   - apogee (km) 251
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 21h.12m.    July 15, 1985
Duration 24d.20h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 392
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
Jun 21, 1985 00:39:41 1 Salyut-7:18289 Lift-off cargo "Progress-24" .
Jun 23, 1985 02:54 34 Salyut-7:18322 Docking of "Progress-24"   to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T13" .
Jun 24, 1985 12:07:30 111
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-51G"   (crew: Brandenstein,   Creighton,   Fabian,   Lucid,   Nagel,   Baudry,   al-Saud ).
Jun 24, 1985 13:12:34 112
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-51G"   (crew: Brandenstein,   Creighton,   Fabian,   Lucid,   Nagel,   Baudry,   al-Saud ).
Jul 15, 1985 12:28 386 Salyut-7:18674 Undocking of "Progress-24"   from aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Soyuz-T13" .
Jul 15, 1985 21:12 392 Salyut-7:18680 Deorbit burn of "Progress-24" .
Jul 15, 1985 22:00? 393 Salyut-7:18681 End of existence of "Progress-24" .

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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