Progress M-22M

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Progress M-22M
Progress M-22M.jpg
Progress M-22M approaches the ISS on 5 February 2014.
Mission type ISS resupply
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2014-005A
SATCAT № 39506
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Progress-M 11F615A60
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date 5 February 2014, 16:23:32 (2014-02-05UTC16:23:32Z) UTC[1]
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur 1/5[1]
End of mission
Disposal Deorbited
Decay date 18 April 2014, 15:46 (2014-04-18UTC15:47Z) UTC
Docking with ISS
Docking port Pirs nadir
Docking date 5 February 2014, 22:22 UTC
Undocking date 7 April 2014, 13:58 UTC
Time docked 60 days, 15 hour, 36 minutes

Progress M-22M (Russian: Прогресс М-22М), identified by NASA as Progress 54 or 54P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roskosmos to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) during 2014.[2] Progress M-22M was built by RKK Energia. Progress M-22M was launched on a 6-hours rendezvous profile towards the ISS. The 22nd Progress-M 11F615A60 spacecraft to be launched, it had the serial number 422 and was built by RKK Energia.

Launch[edit]

The spacecraft was launched on 5 February 2014 at 16:23 GMT from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.[3] The launch was the first Russian orbital launch of 2014.

Docking[edit]

Progress M-22M docked with the Pirs docking compartment on 5 February at 22:22 GMT, less than six hours after launch.

Undocking and Reentry[edit]

Progress M-22M undocked from the ISS on 7 April 2014, and was de-orbited on 18 April after supporting a scientific experiment in free-fly mode.

Cargo[edit]

The Progress spacecraft carries 2370 kg of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station. [4]

An unpiloted ISS Progress resupply vehicle approaches the International Space Station, carrying 2.8 tons of food, fuel and supplies for the Expedition 38 crew members. The Progress 54 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 11:23 a.m. (10:23 p.m. Baikonur time) and completed its four-orbit trek at 5:22 p.m. (EST) when it docked automatically to the station's Pirs docking compartment.
  1. ^ a b McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Pete Harding (February 5, 2014). "Progress M-22M docks with ISS following fast rendezvous". NASASpaceflight.com. 
  3. ^ "Russian cargo craft docks to International Space Station". Spaceflight Now. 5 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Progress M-22M". Roscosmos. 6 February 2014.