Progress M-SO1

Progress M-SO1

Progress M-SO1
Progress M-SO1 approaching the ISS with Pirs
Mission type ISS assembly
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2001-041A
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Progress (modified)
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date 14 September 2001, 23:34:55 (2001-09-14T23:34:55Z) 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
Inclination 51.6 degrees
Docking with ISS
Docking port Zvezda Nadir (Pirs)
Docking date 17 September 2001, 01:05 UTC
Undocking date 26 September 2001, 15:36 UTC
Time docked 9½ days

Progress M-SO1 was a modified Progress spacecraft used to deliver the Pirs module to the International Space Station.[1] It was based on the Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the pressurised cargo module removed to accommodate Pirs, and had the serial number 301.[2]

Progress M-SO1 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 23:34:55 GMT on 14 September 2001.[2] The spacecraft docked with the Nadir port of the Zvezda module at 01:05 GMT on 17 September.[3] It remained docked for nine and a half days before it was jettisonned from Pirs at 15:36 GMT on 26 September. It was deorbited at 23:30 GMT on the same day, and burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 00:01 GMT on 27 September.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Zak, Anatoly. "Progress cargo ship". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  2. ^ a b McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  3. ^ Wade, Mark. "Progress M-SO". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  4. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-07.