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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-24"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1994-052A / 23215
Time and date of launch (UTC) 14h.25m.    August 25, 1994
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7250
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.5
   - perigee (km) 192
   - apogee (km) 238
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 21h.44m.    October 04, 1994
Duration 40d.07h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 628
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir" . Difficulties with docking (only during 3rd attempt). First application of TOC (TeleOperated Control) mode of docking. Collision with orbital complex "Soyuz TM-19"- "Mir"   while 2nd attempt of docking (30.08.1994 14:56 UT).



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Aug 25, 1994 14:25:12 1 Mir:48689 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-24" .
Aug 30, 1994 14:56 80 Mir:48767 While 2nd attempt of docking, cargo spacecraft "Progress M-24"   encountered with fore port of station "Mir" .
Sep 02, 1994 13:30:28 126 Mir:48813 Docking (only while 3rd attempt) of "Progress M-24"   to fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM19"   in TOC (Tele-operational Control) mode.
Sep 09, 1994 07:00:04
Mir:48917 Beginning of the 1st [of 2] PE-16 EVA ( Malenchenko,   Musabayev ); station "Mir" .
Sep 09, 1994 12:06
Mir:48921 Ending of EVA ( Malenchenko,   Musabayev ), duration 5:06; station "Mir" .
Sep 09, 1994 22:22:55 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-64"   (crew: Richards,   Hammond,   Linenger,   Helms,   Meade,   Lee ).
Sep 13, 1994 06:30:38
Mir:48979 Beginning of the 2nd [of 2] PE-16 EVA ( Malenchenko,   Musabayev ); station "Mir" .
Sep 13, 1994 12:32
Mir:48983 Ending of EVA ( Malenchenko,   Musabayev ), duration 6:01; station "Mir" .
Sep 16, 1994 14:42 108
Beginning of EVA ( Lee,   Meade ); mission "STS-64" .
Sep 16, 1994 21:33 112
Ending of EVA ( Lee,   Meade ), duration 6:51; mission "STS-64" .
Sep 20, 1994 20:17:01 176
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-64"   (crew: Richards,   Hammond,   Linenger,   Helms,   Meade,   Lee ).
Sep 20, 1994 21:13:54 177
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-64"   (crew: Richards,   Hammond,   Linenger,   Helms,   Meade,   Lee ).
Sep 30, 1994 11:16:00 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-68"   (crew: Baker,   Wilcutt,   Smith,   Bursch,   Wisoff,   Jones ).
Oct 03, 1994 22:42:30 1 Mir:49302 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-TM20"   (crew: Viktorenko,   Kondakova,   Merbold ).
Oct 04, 1994 18:55:52 628 Mir:49315 Undocking of "Progress M-24"   from fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM19" .
Oct 04, 1994 21:44:00 629 Mir:49317 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-24" .
Oct 04, 1994 22:43 629 Mir:49317 End of existence of "Progress M-24" .

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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