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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-26"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1995-005A / 23477
Time and date of launch (UTC) 16h.48m.    February 15, 1995
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7250
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.6
   - perigee (km) 188
   - apogee (km) 224
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 05h.28m.    March 15, 1995
Duration 27d.12h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 430
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir"  



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Feb 15, 1995 16:48:28 1 Mir:51403 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-26" .
Feb 16, 1995 13:02:30 1518 Mir:51416 Undocking of "Progress M-25"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM20" .
Feb 16, 1995 16:06:00 1520 Mir:51418 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-25" .
Feb 16, 1995 16:45 1520 Mir:51418 End of existence of "Progress M-25" .
Feb 17, 1995 18:21:33 34 Mir:51435 Docking of "Progress M-26"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM20" .
Mar 02, 1995 06:38:13 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-67"   (crew: Oswald,   Gregory,   Grunsfeld,   Lawrence,   Jernigan,   Durrance,   Parise ).
Mar 14, 1995 06:11:34 1 Mir:51817 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-TM21"   (crew: Dezhurov,   Strekalov,   Thagard ). 13 astronauts first are in the orbit at the same time!
Mar 15, 1995 02:26:38 429 Mir:51830 Undocking of "Progress M-26"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM20" .
Mar 15, 1995 05:28:00 431 Mir:51832 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-26" .
Mar 15, 1995 06:15 431 Mir:51832 End of existence of "Progress M-26" .

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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