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Progress MS-08 (69P)

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Resupply

Low Earth Orbit 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan #ПрогрессМС08

The Progress resupply vehicle is an automated, unpiloted version of the Soyuz spacecraft that is used to bring supplies and fuel to the International Space Station.

Soyuz 2.1A

Family: Soyuz
Configuration: 2.1A

The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads.

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    2
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    46.3 m
  • Diameter
    2.95 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    312 T
  • Thrust
    4149 kN
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz 2.1A
  • Family
    Soyuz
  • Variant
    2.1A
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz 2.1A
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $US$80 million (Arianespace)
  • Low Earth Orbit
    7020 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    2810 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    4230 kg

Progress MS-08


Active Cargo Unmanned Payload Capacity: 1700 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: Progress MS-08 (No.438)

Progress MS-08 (Russian: Прогресс МC-08), identified by NASA as Progress 69 or 69P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roscosmos to resupply the International Space Station.

Progress Details

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 340 Failures: 24 Pending: 19

Agency Type: Government

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

INFO WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Pad: 31/6


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