Progress M-60 approaching the ISS
|Mission type||ISS resupply|
|Spacecraft type||Progress-M 11F615A55|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||12 May 2007, 03:25:36UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur Site 1/5|
|End of mission|
|Decay date||25 September 2007, 19:47UTC|
|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. The spacecraft docked with the Aft port of the Zvezda module at 05:10 GMT on 15 May. It remained docked for four months before undocking at 00:36:51 GMT on 19 September 2007. 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. The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 19:47 GMT.
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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