Progress M-49

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Progress M-49
Progress M-49.jpg
Progress M-49 departing the ISS
Mission type ISS resupply
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2004-019A
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Progress-M 11F615A55
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date 25 May 2004, 12:34:23 (2004-05-25UTC12:34:23Z) UTC
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur Site 1/5
End of mission
Disposal Deorbited
Decay date 30 July 2004, 11:23:35 (2004-07-30UTC11:23:36Z) UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Inclination 51.6 degrees
Docking with ISS
Docking port Zvezda Aft
Docking date 27 May 2004, 13:54:43 UTC
Undocking date 30 July 2004, 06:04:48 UTC
Time docked 2 months

Progress M-49, identified by NASA as Progress 14 or 14P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 249.[1]

Progress M-49 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 12:34:23 GMT on 25 May 2004.[1] The spacecraft docked with the Aft port of the Zvezda module at 13:54:43 GMT on 27 May.[2][3] It remained docked for two months before undocking at 06:04:48 GMT on 30 July 2004[2] to make way for Progress M-50.[4] It was deorbited at 10:37:00 GMT on the same day.[2] The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 11:23:35 GMT.[2][5]

Progress M-49 carried supplies to the International Space Station, including food, water and oxygen for the crew and equipment for conducting scientific research.

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  1. ^ a b McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  2. ^ a b c d Anikeev, Alexander. "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-49"". Manned Astronautics - Figures & Facts. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  3. ^ Wade, Mark. "Progress M". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 2009-06-06. [dead link]
  4. ^ Zak, Anatoly. "Progress cargo ship". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  5. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-06.