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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-40"

Registration number 1989-008A / 19783
Time and date of launch (UTC) 08h.53m.    February 10, 1989
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U2
Mass (kg) 7250
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.8
   - perigee (km) 187
   - apogee (km) 244
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 01h.08m.    March 05, 1989
Duration 22d.16h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 357
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir"  

Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Feb 10, 1989 08:53:52 1 Mir:17135 Lift-off cargo "Progress-40" .
Feb 12, 1989 10:29:34 34 Mir:17168 Docking of "Progress-40"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM7" .
Mar 03, 1989 01:45:52 327 Mir:17461 Undocking of "Progress-40"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM7" .
Mar 05, 1989 01:08:00 358 Mir:17492 Deorbit burn of "Progress-40" .
Mar 05, 1989 01:59 358 Mir:17492 End of existence of "Progress-40" .

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