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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-5"

Registration number 1979-022A / 11292
Time and date of launch (UTC) 05h.47m.    March 12, 1979
Launch site Baikonur, LC 31?
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7020
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.7
   - period (minutes) 88.8
   - perigee (km) 189
   - apogee (km) 256
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 00h.10m.    April 05, 1979
Duration 23d.18h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 378
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Salyut-6"  

Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Mar 12, 1979 05:47:28 1 Salyut-6:8354 Lift-off cargo "Progress-5" .
Mar 14, 1979 07:19:21 34 Salyut-6:8387 Docking of "Progress-5"   to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-6"   - "Soyuz-32" .
Apr 03, 1979 16:10:00 358 Salyut-6:8711 Undocking of "Progress-5"   from aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-6"   - "Soyuz-32" .
Apr 05, 1979 00:10:22 379 Salyut-6:8732 Deorbit burn of "Progress-5" .
Apr 05, 1979 00:55? 379 Salyut-6:8732 End of existence of "Progress-5" .

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