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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-26"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1986-032A / 16687
Time and date of launch (UTC) 19h.40m.    April 23, 1986
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U2
Mass (kg) 7000
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.9
   - perigee (km) 184
   - apogee (km) 257
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 18h.41m.    June 23, 1986
Duration 60d.23h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 963
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir"  



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Apr 23, 1986 19:40:05 1 Mir:994 Lift-off cargo "Progress-26" .
Apr 26, 1986 21:26:06 50 Mir:1043 Docking of "Progress-26"   to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-T15" .
May 05, 1986 12:12:09 837 Mir:1179
Salyut-7:23302
Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-T15"   (crew: Kizim,   Solovyov ) from fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Progress-26" .
May 06, 1986 16:57:52 856 Mir:1198
Salyut-7:23321
Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-T15"   (crew: Kizim,   Solovyov ) to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-7"   - "Kosmos-1686" .
May 21, 1986 08:21:51 1 Mir:1429 Launch of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM1" (without crew).
May 23, 1986 10:11:45 34 Mir:1462 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM1" (without crew) to fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Progress-26" .
May 28, 1986 05:43
Mir:1538
Salyut-7:23661
Beginning of the 1st [of 2] PE-5 EVA ( Kizim,   Solovyov ); station "Salyut-7" .
May 28, 1986 09:33
Mir:1540
Salyut-7:23663
Ending of EVA ( Kizim,   Solovyov ), duration 3:50; station "Salyut-7" .
May 29, 1986 09:22:45 128 Mir:1556 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM1" (without crew) from fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Progress-26" .
May 30, 1986 04:26 140 Mir:1568 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM1" (without crew).
May 30, 1986 05:18:08 141 Mir:1569 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM1" (without crew).
May 31, 1986 04:57
Mir:1584
Salyut-7:23707
Beginning of the 2nd [of 2] PE-5 EVA ( Kizim,   Solovyov ); station "Salyut-7" .
May 31, 1986 09:57
Mir:1588
Salyut-7:23711
Ending of EVA ( Kizim,   Solovyov ), duration 5:00; station "Salyut-7" .
Jun 22, 1986 18:25:00 948 Mir:1941 Undocking of "Progress-26"   from aft (aggregative) unit of station "Mir" .
Jun 23, 1986 18:41:01 964 Mir:1957 Deorbit burn of "Progress-26" .
Jun 23, 1986 19:30? 964 Mir:1957 End of existence of "Progress-26" .

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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