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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-15"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1992-071A / 22203
Time and date of launch (UTC) 17h.19m.41s.   October 27, 1992
Launch site Baikonur, LC 31
Launch vehicle Soyuz U2
Mass (kg) 7250
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.4
   - perigee (km) 187
   - apogee (km) 205
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 05h.55m.00s.   February 07, 1993
Duration 102d.12h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 1598
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir" . Experiment "Znamya-2" was carried out.



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Oct 27, 1992 17:19:41 1 Mir:38289 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-15" .
Oct 29, 1992 19:05:51 34 Mir:38322 Docking of "Progress M-15"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM15" .
Nov 01, 1992 13:11:59 158
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-52"   (crew: Wetherbee,   Baker,   Veach,   Shepherd,   Jernigan,   MacLean ).
Nov 01, 1992 14:06:53 159
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-52"   (crew: Wetherbee,   Baker,   Veach,   Shepherd,   Jernigan,   MacLean ).
Dec 02, 1992 13:24:00 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-53"   (crew: Walker,   Cabana,   Bluford,   Voss,   Clifford ).
Dec 09, 1992 19:43:20 115
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-53"   (crew: Walker,   Cabana,   Bluford,   Voss,   Clifford ).
Dec 09, 1992 20:45:08 116
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-53"   (crew: Walker,   Cabana,   Bluford,   Voss,   Clifford ).
Jan 13, 1993 13:59:30 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-54"   (crew: Casper,   McMonagle,   Runco,   Harbaugh,   Helms ).
Jan 17, 1993 10:50 62
Beginning of EVA ( Runco,   Harbaugh ); mission "STS-54" .
Jan 17, 1993 15:18 65
Ending of EVA ( Runco,   Harbaugh ), duration 4:28; mission "STS-54" .
Jan 19, 1993 12:38:10 95
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-54"   (crew: Casper,   McMonagle,   Runco,   Harbaugh,   Helms ).
Jan 19, 1993 13:38:36 96
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-54"   (crew: Casper,   McMonagle,   Runco,   Harbaugh,   Helms ).
Jan 24, 1993 05:58:05 1 Mir:39669 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-TM16"   (crew: Manakov,   Poleschuk ).
Jan 26, 1993 07:31:16 34 Mir:39701 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM16"   (crew: Manakov,   Poleschuk ) to module "Kristall"   (oriented along axis -Y) of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Progress M-15"   - "Soyuz-TM15" .
Feb 01, 1993 00:19:47 2939 Mir:39790 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM15"   (crew: Solovyov,   Avdeyev ) from fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM16"   - "Progress M-15" .
Feb 01, 1993 02:55? 2941 Mir:39791 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM15"   (crew: Solovyov,   Avdeyev ).
Feb 01, 1993 03:49:57 2942 Mir:39792 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM15"   (crew: Solovyov,   Avdeyev ).
Feb 04, 1993 00:44:52 1549 Mir:39837 Undocking of "Progress M-15"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM16" .
Feb 07, 1993 05:55:00 1599 Mir:39887 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-15" .
Feb 07, 1993 06:43:20 1599 Mir:39887 End of existence of "Progress M-15" .

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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