Progress M-45 departing the ISS
|Mission type||ISS resupply|
|Spacecraft type||Progress-M 11F615A55|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||21 August 2001, 09:23:54UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur Site 1/5|
|End of mission|
|Decay date||22 November 2001, 21:35:23UTC|
|Docking with ISS|
|Docking port||Zvezda Aft|
|Docking date||23 August 2001, 09:51:32 UTC|
|Undocking date||22 November 2001, 16:12:01 UTC|
|Time docked||3 months|
Progress M-45, identified by NASA as Progress 5 or 5P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 245.
Progress M-45 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 09:23:54 GMT on 21 August 2001. The spacecraft docked with the Aft port of the Zvezda module at 09:51:32 GMT on 23 August. It remained docked for three months before undocking at 16:12:01 GMT on 22 November to make way for Progress M1-7. It left debris on the docking port which prevented Progress M1-7 from achieving a hard dock until it was removed during an EVA on 3 December. Progress M-45 was deorbited at 20:48:00 GMT on the same day that it undocked. The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 21:35:23 GMT.
Progress M-45 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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