Progress M-29M

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Progress M-29M
Progress M-29M Docks to ISS Automatically.jpg
Mission type ISS resupply
Operator Roscosmos
COSPAR ID 2015-055A
SATCAT no. 40944[1]
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Progress-M 11F615A60
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Launch mass 7290 kg
Start of mission
Launch date 1 October 2015, 16:49 UTC
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur 1/5
End of mission
Disposal Deorbited
Decay date 08 April 2016, 13:31 UTC
Docking with ISS
Docking port Zvezda aft
Docking date 1 October 2015, 22:52 UTC
Undocking date 30 March 2016, 14:14 UTC
Time docked 180 days, 15 hours, 22minutes
Cargo
Mass 2369 kg
Pressurised 1549 kg
Fuel 350 kg
Gaseous 50 kg
Water 420 kg
Progress ISS Resupply

Progress M-29M (Russian: Прогресс М-29М), identified by NASA as Progress 61 or 61P was a Progress spacecraft used by Roskosmos to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) during 2015. It was launched on October 1, 2015, to deliver cargo to the ISS. Progress M-29M is the final vehicle in Progress-M series, which was succeeded by the modified variant known as Progress-MS later in 2015.[2]

Launch[edit]

Progress M-29M was launched on 1 October 2015 at 16:49 UTC from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Docking[edit]

Progress M-29M docked with the Zvezda docking compartment on 1 October 2015 at 22:52 UTC. The spacecraft undocked from the station on 30 March 2016 at 14:14 UTC.

Cargo[edit]

The Progress M-29M spacecraft carried 2369 kg of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station. The spacecraft delivered food, fuel and supplies, including 350 kg of propellant, 50 kg of oxygen and air, 420 kg of water, and 1549 kg of spare parts, supplies and experiment hardware for the six members of the Expedition 45 crew. Progress M-29M is scheduled to remain docked to Zvezda for about two months.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Progress M-29M to supply ISS". www.russianspaceweb.com. 2015-09-29. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Space Station Receives Express Delivery in Six Hours". NASA. 2015-10-01. Retrieved 1 October 2015.

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