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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-29"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1987-034A / 17878
Time and date of launch (UTC) 15h.14m.    April 21, 1987
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U2
Mass (kg) 7000
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.8
   - perigee (km) 189
   - apogee (km) 237
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 07h.51m.    May 11, 1987
Duration 19d.16h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 310
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 21, 1987 15:14:17 1 Mir:6715 Lift-off cargo "Progress-29" .
Apr 23, 1987 17:04:51 34 Mir:6748 Docking of "Progress-29"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM2" .
May 11, 1987 03:10:01 308 Mir:7022 Undocking of "Progress-29"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM2" .
May 11, 1987 07:51:16 311 Mir:7025 Deorbit burn of "Progress-29" .
May 11, 1987 08:28 311 Mir:7025 End of existence of "Progress-29" .

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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