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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-55"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 2005-047A / 28906
Time and date of launch (UTC) 18h.38m.20s.   December 21, 2005
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U
Mass (kg)
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.7
   - period (minutes) 88.7
   - perigee (km) 193
   - apogee (km) 256
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 17h.06m.01s.   June 19, 2006
Duration 179d.22h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 2836
Summary Delivery of cargo and propellant to the orbital station ISS   (the 20th cargo ship to ISS). Flight ISS-20P to the international space station.



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Dec 21, 2005 18:38:20 1 ISS:40520 Lift-off cargo "Progress M55" .
Dec 23, 2005 19:46:14 33 ISS:40552 Docking of "Progress M55"   to docking port of module "Pirs"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA7"   - "Progress M54" .
Feb 03, 2006 22:44
ISS:41216 Beginning of EVA ( Tokarev,   McArthur ); the 2nd [of 2] EVA of the expedition ISS-12. The 17th EVA from airlock Pirs.
Feb 04, 2006 04:27
ISS:41220 Ending of EVA ( Tokarev,   McArthur ), duration 5:43; expedition ISS-12.
Mar 03, 2006 10:06:10 2771 ISS:41649 Undocking of "Progress M54"   from aft docking port of module "Zvezda"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA7"   - "Progress M55" .
Mar 03, 2006 13:05:00 2773 ISS:41651 Deorbit burn of "Progress M54" .
Mar 03, 2006 13:52:18 2773 ISS:41651 End of existence of "Progress M54" .
Mar 20, 2006 ? 2678±1 ISS:41912±1 Closed hatches between spacecraft Soyuz-TMA7 and ISS (crew of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA7" : Tokarev,   McArthur ).
Mar 20, 2006 06:49:22 2680 ISS:41914 Undocking (redocking to another docking unit of ISS)   of spacecraft Soyuz-TMA7 (crew of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA7" : Tokarev,   McArthur ).
Mar 20, 2006 07:11:23 2681 ISS:41915 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA7"   (crew: Tokarev,   McArthur ) to aft docking port of module "Zvezda"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Progress M55" .
Mar 20, 2006 ? 2682±1 ISS:41916±1 Opened hatches between spacecraft Soyuz-TMA7 and ISS (crew of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA7" : Tokarev,   McArthur ).
Mar 30, 2006 02:30:20 1 ISS:42069 Lift-off spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA8" , flight ISS-12S (crew: Vinogradov,   Williams,   Pontes ).
Apr 01, 2006 04:19:26 34 ISS:42102 Docking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA8"   (crew: Vinogradov,   Williams,   Pontes ) to nadir port of module "Zarya"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA7"   - "Progress M55" .
Apr 01, 2006 05:59 35 ISS:42103 Opened hatches between spacecraft Soyuz-TMA8 and ISS (crew of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA8" : Vinogradov,   Williams,   Pontes ).
Apr 08, 2006 17:22 2987 ISS:42221 Closed hatches between spacecraft Soyuz-TMA7 and ISS (crew of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA7" : Tokarev,   McArthur,   Pontes ).
Apr 08, 2006 20:27:54 2989 ISS:42223 Undocking of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA7"   (crew: Tokarev,   McArthur,   Pontes ) from aft docking port of module "Zvezda"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA8"   - "Progress M55" .
Apr 08, 2006 22:57:32 2990 ISS:42224 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA7"   (crew: Tokarev,   McArthur,   Pontes ).
Apr 08, 2006 23:47:24 2991 ISS:42225 Landing of spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA7"   (crew: Tokarev,   McArthur,   Pontes ).
Apr 24, 2006 16:03:25 1 ISS:42472 Lift-off cargo "Progress M56" .
Apr 26, 2006 17:41:31 34 ISS:42505 Docking of "Progress M56"   to aft docking port of module "Zvezda"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA8"   - "Progress M55" .
Jun 01, 2006 22:48
ISS:43076 Beginning of EVA ( Vinogradov,   Williams ); the 1st [of 2] EVA of the expedition ISS-13. The 18th EVA from airlock Pirs.
Jun 02, 2006 05:19
ISS:43080 Ending of EVA ( Vinogradov,   Williams ), duration 6:31; expedition ISS-13.
Jun 19, 2006 14:06:35 2835 ISS:43354 Undocking of "Progress M55"   from docking port of module "Pirs"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Soyuz-TMA8"   - "Progress M56" .
Jun 19, 2006 17:06:01 2837 ISS:43356 Deorbit burn of "Progress M55" .
Jun 19, 2006 17:53:14 2837 ISS:43356 End of existence of "Progress M55" .

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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