Progress M-57

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Progress M-57
Progress M-57 docking.jpg
Progress M-57 approaching the ISS
Mission type ISS resupply
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2006-025A
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Progress-M 11F615A55
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date 24 June 2006, 15:08:18 (2006-06-24UTC15:08:18Z) UTC
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur Site 1/5
End of mission
Disposal Deorbited
Decay date 17 January 2007, 03:15:20 (2007-01-17UTC03:15:21Z) UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Inclination 51.6 degrees
Docking with ISS
Docking port Pirs
Docking date 26 June 2006, 16:25 UTC
Undocking date 16 January 2007, 23:23:52 UTC
Time docked 5½ months

Progress M-57, identified by NASA as Progress 22 or 22P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 357.

Progress M-57 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 15:08:18 GMT on 24 June 2006.[1] The spacecraft docked with the Pirs module at 16:25 GMT on 26 June.[2][3] It remained docked for five and a half months before undocking at 23:23:52 GMT on 16 January 2007[2] to make way for Progress M-59.[4] It was deorbited at 02:29 GMT on 17 January 2007.[2] The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 03:15:20 GMT.[2][5]

Progress M-57 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. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  2. ^ a b c d Anikeev, Alexander. "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-57"". Manned Astronautics - Figures & Facts. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  3. ^ Wade, Mark. "Progress M". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 2009-06-05. [dead link]
  4. ^ Zak, Anatoly. "Progress cargo ship". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  5. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-05.