Progress M-60

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Progress M-60
Progress M-60.jpg
Progress M-60 approaching the ISS
Mission type ISS resupply
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2007-017A
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Progress-M 11F615A55
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date 12 May 2007, 03:25:36 (2007-05-12UTC03:25:36Z) UTC
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur Site 1/5
End of mission
Disposal Deorbited
Decay date 25 September 2007, 19:47 (2007-09-25UTC19:48Z) UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Inclination 51.6 degrees
Docking with ISS
Docking port Zvezda Aft
Docking date 15 May 2007, 05:10 UTC
Undocking date 19 September 2007, 00:36:51 UTC
Time docked 4 months

Progress M-60, identified by NASA as Progress 25 or 25P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 360.

Progress M-60 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 03:25:36 GMT on 12 May 2007.[1] The spacecraft docked with the Aft port of the Zvezda module at 05:10 GMT on 15 May.[2] It remained docked for four months before undocking at 00:36:51 GMT on 19 September 2007.[3] Following undocking it conducted research as part of the Plazma-Progress programme for a week prior to being deorbited. It was deorbited at 19:01 GMT on 25 September 2007.[3] The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 19:47 GMT.[4][5]

Progress M-60 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. ^ Wade, Mark. "Progress M". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 2009-06-05. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b Zak, Anatoly. "Progress cargo ship". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  4. ^ Anikeev, Alexander. "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-60"". Manned Astronautics - Figures & Facts. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  5. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-05.