Progress 34 (Russian: Прогресс 34) was a Soviet uncrewed Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in January 1988 to resupply the Mir space station.

Progress 34
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A Progress 7K-TG spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1988-003A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.18795[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.142)
Spacecraft typeProgress 7K-TG[2]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date20 January 1988, 22:51:54 UTC[1]
RocketSoyuz-U2[2]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date4 March 1988, 06:45:00 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude329 km[3]
Apogee altitude347 km[3]
Inclination51.6°[3]
Period91.3 minutes[3]
Epoch20 January 1988
Docking with Mir
Docking portKvant-1 aft[3]
Docking date23 January 1988, 00:09:09 UTC
Undocking date4 March 1988, 03:40:09 UTC
 

LaunchEdit

Progress 34 launched on 20 January 1988 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh SSR. It used a Soyuz-U2 rocket.[2][4]

DockingEdit

Progress 34 docked with the aft port of the Kvant-1 module of Mir on 23 January 1988 at 00:09:09 UTC, and was undocked on 4 March 1988 at 03:40:09 UTC.[3][5]

DecayEdit

It remained in orbit until 4 March 1988, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 06:45:00 UTC and the mission ended at 07:29:30 UTC.[3][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Progress 1 - 42 (11F615A15, 7K-TG)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Cargo spacecraft "Progress 34"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Progress 34". NASA. Retrieved 6 December 2020.   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  5. ^ a b "Mir". Astronautix. Archived from the original on 20 August 2016. Retrieved 6 December 2020.