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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-42"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1990-041A / 20602
Time and date of launch (UTC) 20h.44m.01s.   May 05, 1990
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U2
Mass (kg) 7150
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.8
   - perigee (km) 188
   - apogee (km) 243
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 11h.40m.00s.   May 27, 1990
Duration 21d.14h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 338
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir"  



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
May 05, 1990 20:44:01 1 Mir:24149 Lift-off cargo "Progress-42" .
May 07, 1990 22:45:03 34 Mir:24182 Docking of "Progress-42"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM9" .
May 27, 1990 07:08:58 336 Mir:24484 Undocking of "Progress-42"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM9" .
May 27, 1990 11:40:00 339 Mir:24487 Deorbit burn of "Progress-42" .
May 27, 1990 12:27:30 339 Mir:24487 End of existence of "Progress-42" .

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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