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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-37"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1997-081A / 25102
Time and date of launch (UTC) 08h.45m.    December 20, 1997
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7195
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.7
   - period (minutes) 88.6
   - perigee (km) 193
   - apogee (km) 242
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 22h.14m.    March 15, 1998
Duration 85d.13h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 1338
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir"  



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Dec 20, 1997 08:45:02 1 Mir:67609 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-37" .
Dec 22, 1997 10:22:13 34 Mir:67642 Docking of "Progress M-37"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM26" .
Jan 08, 1998 23:08
Mir:67916 Beginning of the 6th [of 7] PE-24 EVA ( Solovyov,   Vinogradov ); station "Mir" .
Jan 09, 1998 02:14
Mir:67918 Ending of EVA ( Solovyov,   Vinogradov ), duration 3:06; station "Mir" .
Jan 14, 1998 21:12
Mir:68008 Beginning of the 7th [of 7] PE-24 EVA ( Solovyov,   Wolf ); station "Mir" .
Jan 15, 1998 01:04
Mir:68011 Ending of EVA ( Solovyov,   Wolf ), duration 3:52; station "Mir" .
Jan 23, 1998 02:48:15 1 Mir:68137 Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-89"   (crew: Wilcutt,   Edwards,   Reilly,   Anderson,   Dunbar,   Sharipov,   Thomas ).
Jan 24, 1998 20:14:15 28 Mir:68164 Docking of "STS-89"   mission spacecraft (crew: Wilcutt,   Edwards,   Reilly,   Anderson,   Dunbar,   Sharipov,   Thomas ) to module "Kristall"   (oriented along axis -Z) of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM26"   - "Progress M-37" .
Jan 29, 1998 16:33:42 1 Mir:68239 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-TM27"   (crew: Musabayev,   Budarin,   Eyharts ).
Jan 29, 1998 16:56 104 Mir:68240 Undocking of "STS-89"   mission spacecraft (crew: Wilcutt,   Edwards,   Reilly,   Anderson,   Dunbar,   Sharipov,   Wolf ) from module "Kristall"   (oriented along axis -Z) of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM26"   - "Progress M-37" .
Jan 30, 1998 12:53:21 645 Mir:68253 Undocking of "Progress M-37"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM26" .
Jan 31, 1998 17:54:29 34 Mir:68272 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM27"   (crew: Musabayev,   Budarin,   Eyharts ) to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM26" .
Jan 31, 1998 21:28 138 Mir:68274 Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-89"   (crew: Wilcutt,   Edwards,   Reilly,   Anderson,   Dunbar,   Sharipov,   Wolf ).
Jan 31, 1998 22:36:19 139 Mir:68275 Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-89"   (crew: Wilcutt,   Edwards,   Reilly,   Anderson,   Dunbar,   Sharipov,   Wolf ).
Feb 19, 1998 05:52:19 3088 Mir:68561 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM26"   (crew: Solovyov,   Vinogradov,   Eyharts ) from fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM27" .
Feb 19, 1998 08:16:38 3089 Mir:68562 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM26"   (crew: Solovyov,   Vinogradov,   Eyharts ).
Feb 19, 1998 09:10:30 3090 Mir:68563 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM26"   (crew: Solovyov,   Vinogradov,   Eyharts ).
Feb 20, 1998 08:47:45 340 Mir:68578 Undocking (redocking to another docking unit) of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM27"   (crew: Musabayev,   Budarin,   Thomas ) from module "Kvant"   of station "Mir" .
Feb 20, 1998 09:32:21 341 Mir:68579 Docking (redocking to another docking unit) of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM27"   (crew: Musabayev,   Budarin,   Thomas ) to fore (transitional) unit of station "Mir" .
Feb 23, 1998 09:42:27 1018 Mir:68626 Docking of "Progress M-37"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM27" .
Mar 03, 1998 02:30
Mir:68746 Unsuccessful attempt of beginning of EVA ( Musabayev,   Budarin ); hatch not opened; station "Mir" ; PE-25.
Mar 03, 1998 03:45
Mir:68747 Ending of EVA ( Musabayev,   Budarin ), duration 1:15; station "Mir" .
Mar 14, 1998 22:45:55 1 Mir:68931 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-38" .
Mar 15, 1998 19:16:01 1337 Mir:68945 Undocking of "Progress M-37"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM27" .
Mar 15, 1998 22:14:30 1339 Mir:68947 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-37" .
Mar 15, 1998 23:04 1339 Mir:68947 End of existence of "Progress M-37" .

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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