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Module "Kvant" of orbital station "Mir"


BRIEFLY ABOUT MODULE
Registration number 1987-030A / 17845
Time and date of launch (UTC) 00h.06m.16s.   March 31, 1987
Launch site Baikonur, LC 200L
Launch vehicle Proton-K
Mass (kg) 13200
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 89.2
   - perigee (km) 277
   - apogee (km) 320
Date and time of the end of existance (UTC) 05h.59m.36s.   March 23, 2001
Duration 5106d.05h.
Distance (km)
Number of revolutions around Earth 79957
Summary Module of station "Mir" . Docked (144th own revolution and 6517th revolution of MIR) to aft port (+X axis) of station "Mir". Free aft docking port of "Kvant" is for docking of piloting and cargo spacecrafts.



MAIN MANIPULATIONS WITH MODULE
Date Time (UTC) Module revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Mar 31, 1987 00:06:16 Мир:6375 Mir:6375 Lift-off module "Kvant"   of orbital station "Mir" .
Apr 09, 1987 00:35:58 Мир:6517 Mir:6517 Docking of module "Kvant"   to aft (aggregative) unit of station "Mir" .
Apr 12, 1987 20:18:24 Мир:6577 Mir:6577 Separation of service module of "Kvant" .
Mar 23, 2001 05:59:36 Мир:86331 Mir:86331 End of existence of module "Kvant"   with orbital complex "Mir"   - "Kvant"   - "Kvant-2"   - "Kristall"   - "Spektr"   - "Priroda"   - "Progress M1-5" .

Sources:
  Spaceflight now
  Alexander Zheleznyakov
  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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