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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-39"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1998-031A / 25340
Time and date of launch (UTC) 22h.12m.59s.   May 14, 1998
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg)
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.7
   - period (minutes) 88.5
   - perigee (km) 194
   - apogee (km) 238
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 03h.27m.00s.   October 29, 1998
Duration 167d.05h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 2622
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir"  



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
May 14, 1998 22:12:59 1 Mir:69885 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-39" .
May 15, 1998 18:43:54 969 Mir:69899 Undocking of "Progress M-38"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM27" .
May 15, 1998 21:39:00 971 Mir:69901 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-38" .
May 15, 1998 22:26 971 Mir:69901 End of existence of "Progress M-38" .
May 16, 1998 23:50:33 34 Mir:69918 Docking of "Progress M-39"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM27" .
Jun 02, 1998 22:06:24 1 Mir:70183 Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-91"   (crew: Precourt,   Gorie,   Chang-Diaz,   Lawrence,   Kavandi,   Ryumin ).
Jun 04, 1998 16:58:30 29 Mir:70211 Docking of "STS-91"   mission spacecraft (crew: Precourt,   Gorie,   Chang-Diaz,   Lawrence,   Kavandi,   Ryumin ) to module "Kristall"   (oriented along axis -Z) of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM27"   - "Progress M-39" .
Jun 08, 1998 16:01:48 91 Mir:70273 Undocking of "STS-91"   mission spacecraft (crew: Precourt,   Gorie,   Chang-Diaz,   Lawrence,   Kavandi,   Ryumin,   Thomas ) from module "Kristall"   (oriented along axis -Z) of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM27"   - "Progress M-39" .
Jun 12, 1998 16:51 154 Mir:70336 Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-91"   (crew: Precourt,   Gorie,   Chang-Diaz,   Lawrence,   Kavandi,   Ryumin,   Thomas ).
Jun 12, 1998 18:01:25 155 Mir:70337 Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-91"   (crew: Precourt,   Gorie,   Chang-Diaz,   Lawrence,   Kavandi,   Ryumin,   Thomas ).
Aug 12, 1998 09:28:52 1403 Mir:71287 Undocking of "Progress M-39"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM27" .
Aug 13, 1998 09:43:11 1 Mir:71303 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-TM28"   (crew: Padalka,   Avdeyev,   Baturin ).
Aug 15, 1998 10:56:52 34 Mir:71335 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM28"   (crew: Padalka,   Avdeyev,   Baturin ) to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM27" .
Aug 25, 1998 02:04:58 3247 Mir:71486 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM27"   (crew: Musabayev,   Budarin,   Baturin ) from fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM28" .
Aug 25, 1998 04:31:18 3249 Mir:71487 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM27"   (crew: Musabayev,   Budarin,   Baturin ).
Aug 25, 1998 05:24:44 3250 Mir:71488 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM27"   (crew: Musabayev,   Budarin,   Baturin ).
Aug 27, 1998 05:47:00 219 Mir:71520 Undocking (redocking to another docking unit) of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM28"   (crew: Padalka,   Avdeyev ) from module "Kvant"   of station "Mir" .
Aug 27, 1998 06:07:09 219 Mir:71520 Docking (redocking to another docking unit) of spacecraft "Soyuz-TM28"   (crew: Padalka,   Avdeyev ) to fore (transitional) unit of station "Mir" .
Sep 01, 1998 05:34:40 1714 Mir:71598 Docking of "Progress M-39"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM28" .
Sep 15, 1998 20:00
Mir:71827 Beginning of the 1st [of 2] PE-26 EVA ( Padalka,   Avdeyev ); station "Mir" .
Sep 15, 1998 20:30
Mir:71827 Ending of EVA ( Padalka,   Avdeyev ), duration 0:30; station "Mir" .
Oct 25, 1998 04:14:57 1 Mir:72444 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-40" .
Oct 25, 1998 23:03:24 2573 Mir:72457 Undocking of "Progress M-39"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM28" .
Oct 27, 1998 05:43:41 34 Mir:72477 Docking of "Progress M-40"   to module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM28" .
Oct 29, 1998 03:27:00 2623 Mir:72507 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-39" .
Oct 29, 1998 04:14:52 2623 Mir:72507 End of existence of "Progress M-39" .

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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