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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-40"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1998-062A / 25512
Time and date of launch (UTC) 04h.14m.57s.   October 25, 1998
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg)
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.6
   - perigee (km) 194
   - apogee (km) 238
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 10h.16m.05s.   February 05, 1999
Duration 103d.06h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 1624
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir"  



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
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" .
Oct 29, 1998 19:19:34 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-95"   (crew: Brown,   Lindsey,   Robinson,   Parazynski,   Duque,   Naito-Mukai,   Glenn ).
Nov 07, 1998 15:53 134
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-95"   (crew: Brown,   Lindsey,   Robinson,   Parazynski,   Duque,   Naito-Mukai,   Glenn ).
Nov 07, 1998 17:04:29 135
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-95"   (crew: Brown,   Lindsey,   Robinson,   Parazynski,   Duque,   Naito-Mukai,   Glenn ).
Nov 10, 1998 19:23:50
Mir:72706 Beginning of the 2nd [of 2] PE-26 EVA ( Padalka,   Avdeyev ); station "Mir" .
Nov 11, 1998 01:18
Mir:72710 Ending of EVA ( Padalka,   Avdeyev ), duration 5:54; station "Mir" .
Nov 20, 1998 06:40:00 1 ISS:1 Lift-off module "Zarya"   of orbital station "ISS"   (launch ISS-1A/R).
Dec 04, 1998 08:35:34 1 ISS:222 Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-88" , flight ISS-2A (crew: Cabana,   Sturckow,   Ross,   Currie,   Newman,   Krikalyov ).
Dec 04, 1998 08:35:34 1 ISS:222 Lift-off module "Unity"   of orbital station "ISS"   (delivered to the orbit by Shuttle Endeavour,   flight ISS-2A).
Dec 04, 1998 08:35:34 1 ISS:222 Lift-off module "PMA-1"   of orbital station "ISS"   (delivered to the orbit by Shuttle Endeavour,   flight ISS-2A).
Dec 04, 1998 08:35:34 1 ISS:222 Lift-off module "PMA-2"   of orbital station "ISS"   (delivered to the orbit by Shuttle Endeavour,   flight ISS-2A).
Dec 05, 1998 23:45 27 ISS:247 Berthing of delivered ISS module "Unity"   to docking unite of Endeavour.
Dec 06, 1998 23:47:15 43 ISS:263 Catching of module "Zarya"   by Endeavour's   manipulator.
Dec 07, 1998 02:07 44 ISS:264 Docking of "STS-88"   mission spacecraft (crew: Cabana,   Sturckow,   Ross,   Currie,   Newman,   Krikalyov ) (with already docked module "Unity" ) by side PMA-1   to module "Zarya" .
Dec 07, 1998 02:07 44 ISS:264 Docking of module "Unity"   via adapter "PMA-1"   to module "Zarya"   of station "ISS"   by Shuttle Endeavour.
Dec 07, 1998 02:07 44 ISS:264 Docking of module "PMA-1"   to module "Zarya"   of station "ISS"   by Shuttle Endeavour.
Dec 07, 1998 02:07 44 ISS:264 Docking of cluster "PMA-2"   plus "Unity"   plus "PMA-1"   by adapter PMA-1 to module "Zarya"   of station "ISS"   by Shuttle Endeavour.
Dec 07, 1998 22:10 57 ISS:277 Beginning of EVA ( Ross,   Newman ); the 1st [of 3] EVA of the mission "STS-88" .
Dec 08, 1998 05:31 62 ISS:282 Ending of EVA ( Ross,   Newman ), duration 7:21; mission "STS-88" .
Dec 09, 1998 20:33 87 ISS:307 Beginning of EVA ( Ross,   Newman ); the 2nd [of 3] EVA of the mission "STS-88" .
Dec 10, 1998 03:35 92 ISS:312 Ending of EVA ( Ross,   Newman ), duration 7:02; mission "STS-88" .
Dec 10, 1998 19:55 103 ISS:323 Opened hatches between Shuttle and ISS (crew of mission "STS-88" : Cabana,   Sturckow,   Ross,   Currie,   Newman,   Krikalyov ).
Dec 12, 1998 00:26 121 ISS:341 Closed hatches between Shuttle and ISS; duration 28.5h. (crew of mission "STS-88" : Cabana,   Sturckow,   Ross,   Currie,   Newman,   Krikalyov ).
Dec 12, 1998 20:33 134 ISS:354 Beginning of EVA ( Ross,   Newman ); the 3rd [of 3] EVA of the mission "STS-88" .
Dec 13, 1998 03:32 139 ISS:359 Ending of EVA ( Ross,   Newman ), duration 6:59; mission "STS-88" .
Dec 13, 1998 20:24:30 150 ISS:370 Undocking of "STS-88"   mission spacecraft (crew: Cabana,   Sturckow,   Ross,   Currie,   Newman,   Krikalyov ) from PMA-2   of module "Unity"   of ISS.
Dec 16, 1998 02:48 185 ISS:405 Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-88"   (crew: Cabana,   Sturckow,   Ross,   Currie,   Newman,   Krikalyov ).
Dec 16, 1998 03:54:21 186 ISS:406 Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-88"   (crew: Cabana,   Sturckow,   Ross,   Currie,   Newman,   Krikalyov ).
Feb 04, 1999 09:59:32 1609 Mir:74052 Undocking of "Progress M-40"   from module "Kvant"   of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM28" .
Feb 04, 1999 10:24 1609 Mir:74052 Beginning of unsuccessful experiment "Znamya-2.5".
Feb 05, 1999 10:16:05 1625 Mir:74068 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-40" .
Feb 05, 1999 11:09:30 1625 Mir:74068 End of existence of "Progress M-40" .

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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