Progress M-52

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Progress M-52
Progress M-52.jpg
Progress M-52 departing the ISS
Mission type ISS resupply
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2005-007A
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Progress-M 11F615A55
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date 28 February 2005, 19:09:18 (2005-02-28UTC19:09:18Z) UTC
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur Site 1/5
End of mission
Disposal Deorbited
Decay date 16 June 2005, 00:02:41 (2005-06-16UTC00:02:42Z) UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Inclination 51.6 degrees
Docking with ISS
Docking port Zvezda Aft
Docking date 2 March 2005, 20:10:08 UTC
Undocking date 15 June 2005, 20:16:10 UTC
Time docked 3½ months

Progress M-52, identified by NASA as Progress 17 or 17P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 352.[1]

Progress M-52 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 19:09:18 GMT on 28 February 2005.[1] The spacecraft docked with the Aft port of the Zvezda module at 20:10:08 GMT on 2 March.[2][3] It remained docked for three and a half months before undocking at 20:16:10 GMT on 15 June 2005[2] to make way for Progress M-53.[4] It was deorbited at 23:16:00 GMT on 15 June 2005.[2] The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 00:02:41 GMT on 16 June.[2][5]

Progress M-52 carried supplies to the International Space Station, including food, water and oxygen for the crew and equipment for conducting scientific research. It also carried the TNS-0 nanosatellite, which was deployed from the ISS on 28 March at 08:30 GMT.

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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-52"". 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.