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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-38"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1988-083A / 19486
Time and date of launch (UTC) 23h.33m.40s.   September 09, 1988
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U2
Mass (kg) 7240
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.9
   - perigee (km) 187
   - apogee (km) 248
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 18h.26m.00s.   November 23, 1988
Duration 74d.18h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 1179
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir"  



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Sep 09, 1988 23:33:40 1 Mir:14718 Lift-off cargo "Progress-38" .
Sep 12, 1988 01:22:28 34 Mir:14751 Docking of "Progress-38"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM6" .
Sep 29, 1988 15:37:00 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-26"   (crew: Hauck,   Covey,   Lounge,   Hilmers,   Nelson ).
Oct 03, 1988 15:35? 64
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-26"   (crew: Hauck,   Covey,   Lounge,   Hilmers,   Nelson ).
Oct 03, 1988 16:37:57 65
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-26"   (crew: Hauck,   Covey,   Lounge,   Hilmers,   Nelson ).
Oct 20, 1988 05:59
Mir:15353 Beginning of the 3rd [of 3] PE-3 EVA ( Titov,   Manarov ); station "Mir" .
Oct 20, 1988 10:11
Mir:15355 Ending of EVA ( Titov,   Manarov ), duration 4:12; station "Mir" .
Nov 15, 1988 03:00 1
Launch of spacecraft "Buran" (without crew, pilotness regime); first and last fly of Russian Shuttle.
Nov 15, 1988 05:20 2
Deorbit burn of Russian Shuttle "Buran" (without crew).
Nov 15, 1988 06:25:24 2
Landing of Russian Shuttle "Buran" (without crew), wheels' stop. Rollout time: 42s.
Nov 23, 1988 12:12:46 1176 Mir:15893 Undocking of "Progress-38"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM6" .
Nov 23, 1988 18:26:00 1180 Mir:15897 Deorbit burn of "Progress-38" .
Nov 23, 1988 19:06:58 1180 Mir:15897 End of existence of "Progress-38" .

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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