Progress M-62 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 07:12:41 GMT on 23 December 2007. The spacecraft docked with the Pirs module at 08:14 GMT on 26 December. The Pirs module had previously been occupied by Progress M-61, which undocked on 22 December. Progress M-62 remained docked for 40 days before undocking at 10:32 GMT on 4 February 2008. Following undocking it conducted Earth observation experiments for ten days prior to being deorbited. It was deorbited at 09:44 GMT on 15 February 2008. The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 13:29 GMT.
Progress M-62 carried supplies to the International Space Station, including food, water and oxygen for the crew and equipment for conducting scientific research. It carried over 862 kilograms (1,900 lb) of propellant, 46 kilograms (100 lb) of oxygen and 1,325 kilograms (2,920 lb) of dry cargo. The total mass of the cargo carried was 2,244 kilograms (4,950 lb).
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