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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-23"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1994-031A / 23114
Time and date of launch (UTC) 04h.30m.    May 22, 1994
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7250
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.63
   - perigee (km) 185
   - apogee (km) 229
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 14h.31m.    July 02, 1994
Duration 41d.10h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 646
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir" . Date and time of landing are given for recovery ballistic capsule.



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
May 22, 1994 04:30:04 1 Mir:47202 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-23" .
May 23, 1994 00:56:38 966 Mir:47216 Undocking of "Progress M-22"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM18" .
May 23, 1994 04:10:00 968 Mir:47218 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-22" .
May 23, 1994 05? 968 Mir:47218 End of existence of "Progress M-22" .
May 24, 1994 06:18:35 34 Mir:47235 Docking of "Progress M-23"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM18" .
Jul 01, 1994 12:24:50 1 Mir:47831 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-TM19"   (crew: Malenchenko,   Musabayev ).
Jul 02, 1994 08:46:49 643 Mir:47844 Undocking of "Progress M-23"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM18" .
Jul 02, 1994 14:31:37 646 Mir:47848 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-23" .
Jul 02, 1994 14:55:45 646 Mir:47848 Separation of recovery ballistic capsule of spacecraft "Progress M-23" .
Jul 02, 1994 15:09 647 Mir:47848 Landing of RBC of "Progress M-23" .
Jul 02, 1994 ? 647 Mir:47848 End of existence of "Progress M-23" .

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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