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Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-9"


BRIEFLY ABOUT CARGO
Registration number 1991-057A / 21662
Time and date of launch (UTC) 22h.54m.10s.   August 20, 1991
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Soyuz U2
Mass (kg) 7250
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 88.7
   - perigee (km) 186
   - apogee (km) 230
Time and date of entry ignition (UTC) 07h.32m.14s.   September 30, 1991
Duration 40d.08h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 630
Summary Delivery of cargo to the orbital station "Mir" . Date and time of landing are given for recovery ballistic capsule.



TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Aug 20, 1991 22:54:10 1 Mir:31527 Lift-off cargo "Progress M-9" .
Aug 23, 1991 00:54:17 34 Mir:31560 Docking of "Progress M-9"   to fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM12" .
Sep 12, 1991 23:11:04 1
Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-48"   (crew: Creighton,   Reightler,   Buchli,   Gemar,   Brown ).
Sep 18, 1991 06:28:14 80
Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-48"   (crew: Creighton,   Reightler,   Buchli,   Gemar,   Brown ).
Sep 18, 1991 07:39:32 81
Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-48"   (crew: Creighton,   Reightler,   Buchli,   Gemar,   Brown ).
Sep 30, 1991 01:53:00 626 Mir:32153 Undocking of "Progress M-9"   from fore (transitional) unit of orbital complex "Mir"   - "Soyuz-TM12" .
Sep 30, 1991 07:32:14 630 Mir:32156 Deorbit burn of "Progress M-9" .
Sep 30, 1991 ? 630 Mir:32156 Separation of recovery ballistic capsule of spacecraft "Progress M-9" .
Sep 30, 1991 08:16:24 630 Mir:32156 Landing of RBC of "Progress M-9" .
Sep 30, 1991 ? 631 Mir:32157 End of existence of "Progress M-9" .

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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