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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-17"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1993-019A / 22588
Time and date of launch (UTC) 03h.34m.    March 31, 1993
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U2
Mass (kg) 7250
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 91.8
   - perigee (km) 362
   - apogee (km) 365
Date and time of the end of existance (UTC) 03h.28m.    March 03, 1994
Duration 336d.23h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 5301
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir" . Difficulties with controlled descent because of little amount of fuel.



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Mar 31, 1993 03:34:13 1 Mir:40696 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-17" .
Apr 02, 1993 05:16:18 34 Mir:40729 Docking of "Progress M-17"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM16" .
Apr 08, 1993 05:29:00 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-56"   (crew: Cameron,   Oswald,   Foale,   Cockrell,   Ochoa ).
Apr 17, 1993 10:34:25 148
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-56"   (crew: Cameron,   Oswald,   Foale,   Cockrell,   Ochoa ).
Apr 17, 1993 11:38:22 148
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-56"   (crew: Cameron,   Oswald,   Foale,   Cockrell,   Ochoa ).
Apr 19, 1993 17:15
Mir:41002 Beginning of the 1st [of 2] PE-13 EVA ( Manakov,   Poleschuk ); station "Mir" .
Apr 19, 1993 22:40
Mir:41005 Ending of EVA ( Manakov,   Poleschuk ), duration 5:25; station "Mir" .
Apr 26, 1993 14:50:00 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-55"   (crew: Nagel,   Henricks,   Ross,   Precourt,   Harris,   Walter,   Schlegel ).
May 06, 1993 13:29:20 159
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-55"   (crew: Nagel,   Henricks,   Ross,   Precourt,   Harris,   Walter,   Schlegel ).
May 06, 1993 14:31:00 160
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-55"   (crew: Nagel,   Henricks,   Ross,   Precourt,   Harris,   Walter,   Schlegel ).
May 22, 1993 06:41:47 1 Mir:41509 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-18" .
May 24, 1993 08:24:39 34 Mir:41542 Docking of "Progress M-18"   to fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM16"   - "Progress M-17" .
Jun 18, 1993 17:25
Mir:41938 Beginning of the 2nd [of 2] PE-13 EVA ( Manakov,   Poleschuk ); station "Mir" .
Jun 18, 1993 21:58
Mir:41941 Ending of EVA ( Manakov,   Poleschuk ), duration 4:33; station "Mir" .
Jun 21, 1993 13:07:22 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-57"   (crew: Grabe,   Duffy,   Low,   Currie,   Wisoff,   Voss ).
Jun 25, 1993 13:07 62
Beginning of EVA ( Low,   Wisoff ); mission "STS-57" .
Jun 25, 1993 18:57 66
Ending of EVA ( Low,   Wisoff ), duration 5:50; mission "STS-57" .
Jul 01, 1993 11:41:42 154
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-57"   (crew: Grabe,   Duffy,   Low,   Currie,   Wisoff,   Voss ).
Jul 01, 1993 12:53:21 155
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-57"   (crew: Grabe,   Duffy,   Low,   Currie,   Wisoff,   Voss ).
Jul 01, 1993 14:32:58 1 Mir:42138 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-TM17"   (crew: Tsibliyev,   Serebrov,   Haignere ).
Jul 03, 1993 15:58:16 663 Mir:42171 Undocking of "Progress M-18"   from fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM16"   - "Progress M-17" .
Jul 03, 1993 16:24:03 34 Mir:42171 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM17"   (crew: Tsibliyev,   Serebrov,   Haignere ) to fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM16"   - "Progress M-17" .
Jul 04, 1993 16:26:18 679? Mir:42186? Deorbit burn of "Progress M-18" .
Jul 04, 1993 ? 679? Mir:42186? Separation of recovery ballistic capsule of spacecraft "Progress M-18" .
Jul 04, 1993 17:13 679 Mir:42187 Landing of RBC of "Progress M-18" .
Jul 04, 1993 ? 679 Mir:42187 End of existence of "Progress M-18" .
Jul 22, 1993 03:01:02 2791 Mir:42458 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM16"   (crew: Manakov,   Poleschuk,   Haignere ) from module "Kristall"   (oriented along axis -Y) of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM17"   - "Progress M-17" .
Jul 22, 1993 05:46:40 2793 Mir:42460 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM16"   (crew: Manakov,   Poleschuk,   Haignere ).
Jul 22, 1993 06:14:59 2793 Mir:42461 Separation of recovery capsule of "Soyuz-TM16" .
Jul 22, 1993 06:41:50 2794 Mir:42461 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM16"   (crew: Manakov,   Poleschuk,   Haignere ).
Aug 10, 1993 22:23:45 1 Mir:42767 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-19" .
Aug 11, 1993 15:36:42 2084 Mir:42779 Undocking of "Progress M-17"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM17" .
Aug 13, 1993 00:00:06 34 Mir:42800 Docking of "Progress M-19"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM17" .
....... ....... ....... ....... ..............................
Mar 03, 1994 03:28 5302 Mir:45954 End of existence of "Progress M-17" .

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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