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Cargo spacecraft "Progress-9"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1980-033A / 11784
Time and date of launch (UTC) 06h.24m.    April 27, 1980
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7020
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.7
   - period (minutes) 88.8
   - perigee (km) 185
   - apogee (km) 255
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 00h.45m.    May 22, 1980
Duration 24d.18h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 391
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Salyut-6"  



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Apr 27, 1980 06:24:11 1 Salyut-6:14828 Lift-off cargo "Progress-9" .
Apr 29, 1980 08:09:19 34 Salyut-6:14861 Docking of "Progress-9"   to aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-6"   - "Soyuz-35" .
May 20, 1980 18:51 372 Salyut-6:15199 Undocking of "Progress-9"   from aft (aggregative) unit of orbital complex "Salyut-6"   - "Soyuz-35" .
May 22, 1980 00:45 392 Salyut-6:15218 Deorbit burn of "Progress-9" .
May 22, 1980 01:30? 392 Salyut-6:15219 End of existence of "Progress-9" .

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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