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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-3"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1990-020A / 20513
Time and date of launch (UTC) 23h.10m.    February 28, 1990
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U2
Mass (kg) 7250
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.5
   - perigee (km) 183
   - apogee (km) 218
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 00h.00m.    April 28, 1990
Duration 58d.00h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 907
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 28, 1990 23:10:57 1 Mir:23120 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-3" .
Mar 03, 1990 01:04:32 34 Mir:23153 Docking of "Progress M-3"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM9" .
Mar 04, 1990 17:11:17 72
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-36"   (crew: Creighton,   Casper,   Hilmers,   Mullane,   Thuot ).
Mar 04, 1990 18:09:38 72
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-36"   (crew: Creighton,   Casper,   Hilmers,   Mullane,   Thuot ).
Apr 24, 1990 12:33:51 1 HST:1 Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-31"   (crew: Shriver,   Bolden,   Hawley,   Sullivan,   McCandless ).
Apr 25, 1990 19:35 20 HST:20 Hubble is stand-alone (mission "STS-31" ).
Apr 27, 1990 20:24:43 905 Mir:24024 Undocking of "Progress M-3"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM9" .
Apr 28, 1990 00:00:00 908 Mir:24027 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-3" .
Apr 28, 1990 00:52 908 Mir:24027 End of existence of "Progress M-3" .

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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