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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-48"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 2003-039A / 27873
Time and date of launch (UTC) 01h.47m.59s.   August 29, 2003
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg) 7283
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.7
   - period (minutes) 88.6
   - perigee (km) 193
   - apogee (km) 243
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 13h.11m.00s.   January 28, 2004
Duration 152d.11h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 2387
Summary Delivery of cargo and propellant to the orbital station ISS   (the 12th cargo ship to ISS). Flight ISS-12P to the international space station.



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Aug 29, 2003 01:47:59 1 ISS:27238 Lift-off cargo "Progress M48" .
Aug 31, 2003 03:40:45 34 ISS:27271 Docking of "Progress M48"   to aft docking port of module "Zvezda"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA2"   - "Progress M1-10" .
Sep 04, 2003 19:41:44 1382 ISS:27344 Undocking of "Progress M1-10"   from docking port of module "Pirs"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA2"   - "Progress M48" .
Oct 03, 2003 11:26:00 1831 ISS:27792 Deorbit burn of "Progress M1-10" .
Oct 03, 2003 12:38:49 1831 ISS:27793 End of existence of "Progress M1-10" .
Oct 15, 2003 01:00:03 1
The first China man in space! Lift-off spacecraft "Shenzhou-5"   (crew: Yang Liwei ).
Oct 15, 2003 21:38 14
Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Shenzhou-5"   (crew: Yang Liwei ).
Oct 15, 2003 22:22:48 15
Landing of spacecraft "Shenzhou-5"   (crew: Yang Liwei ).
Oct 18, 2003 05:38:03 1 ISS:28022 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA3" , flight ISS-7S (crew: Kaleri,   Foale,   Duque ).
Oct 20, 2003 07:15:58 34 ISS:28055 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA3"   (crew: Kaleri,   Foale,   Duque ) to docking port of module "Pirs"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA2"   - "Progress M48" .
Oct 20, 2003 10:18:08 36 ISS:28057 Opened hatches between spacecraft Soyuz-TMA3 and ISS (crew of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA3" : Kaleri,   Foale,   Duque ).
Oct 27, 2003 20:14:15 2886 ISS:28173 Closed hatches between spacecraft Soyuz-TMA2 and ISS (crew of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA2" : Malenchenko,   Lu,   Duque ).
Oct 27, 2003 23:17:09 2888 ISS:28175 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA2"   (crew: Malenchenko,   Lu,   Duque ) from nadir port of module "Zarya"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA3"   - "Progress M48" .
Oct 28, 2003 01:46:51 2889 ISS:28176 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA2"   (crew: Malenchenko,   Lu,   Duque ).
Oct 28, 2003 02:40:20 2890 ISS:28177 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA2"   (crew: Malenchenko,   Lu,   Duque ).
Jan 28, 2004 08:35:56 2385 ISS:29622 Undocking of "Progress M48"   from aft docking port of module "Zvezda"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA3" .
Jan 28, 2004 13:11:00 2388 ISS:29625 Deorbit burn of "Progress M48" .
Jan 28, 2004 13:57:12 2388 ISS:29625 End of existence of "Progress M48" .

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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