Progress M-03M

Progress M-03M

Progress M-03M
Progress M-03M is docked to the ISS
Mission type ISS resupply
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2009-056A
SATCAT № 35948
Mission duration 194 days
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Progress-M 11F615A60
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date 15 October 2009, 01:14 (2009-10-15T01:14Z) UTC
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur Site 1/5
End of mission
Disposal Deorbited
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Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Perigee 291 kilometres (181 mi)
Apogee 336 kilometres (209 mi)
Inclination 51.6 degrees
Period 90.79 minutes
Epoch 9 May 2009[1]
Docking with ISS
Docking port Pirs
Docking date 18 October 2009, 01:40 UTC
Undocking date 22 April 2010, 16:32 UTC
Time docked 186 days
Pressurised 790 kilograms (1,740 lb)
Fuel 870 kilograms (1,920 lb)
Water 420 kilograms (930 lb)

Progress M-03M, identified by NASA as Progress 35P, was a Progress spacecraft used by the Russian Federal Space Agency to resupply the International Space Station (ISS).

Launch and docking

Progress M-03M launched on a Soyuz-U carrier rocket, flying from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.[2] Liftoff took place at 01:14 UTC on 15 October 2009. Docking with the Pirs module of the ISS took place on 18 October at 01:40 UTC.[3][4] Progress M-03M delivered 790 kilograms (1750 lb) of dry cargo, 870 kg (1918 lb) of propellant and 420 kg (926 lb) of water.


Progress M-03M departs the ISS.

The spacecraft undocked from Pirs on 22 April 2010. Filled with trash and discarded space station items, the Progress ship was used for scientific experiments until it was deorbited, entering the Earth's atmosphere and burning up over the Pacific ocean. The deorbit burn occurred at 18:07 UTC on 27 April 2010.[5]

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  1. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Russia set to launch space freighter to ISS". RIA Novosti. 6 October 2009. 
  3. ^ JUSTIN RAY (14 October 2009). "Latest freighter heads for International Space Station". SPACEFLIGHT NOW. 
  4. ^ JUSTIN RAY (17 October 2009). "Cargo ship arrives at the International Space Station". SPACEFLIGHT NOW. 
  5. ^ NASA (April 28, 2010). "NASA ISS On-orbit Status Report". Retrieved April 29, 2010.