Progress MS-11

Progress MS-11 (Russian: Прогресс МC-11), identified by NASA as Progress 72P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roscosmos to resupply the International Space Station (ISS).

Progress MS-11
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Progress MS-11 approaches the ISS.
Mission typeISS resupply
OperatorRoscosmos
COSPAR ID2019-019A
SATCAT no.44110
Mission duration116 days
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress MS-11 n/s 441
Spacecraft typeProgress-MS
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Launch mass7400 kg
Payload mass3400 kg
Start of mission
Launch date4 April 2019, 11:01:34 UTC [1]
RocketSoyuz-2.1a s/n Ya15000-036
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 31/5
ContractorProgress Rocket Space Centre
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date29 July 2019
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude193.1 km
Apogee altitude241.2 km
Inclination51.67°
Period88.55 minutes
Epoch4 April 2019
Docking with ISS
Docking portPirs
Docking date4 April 2019, 14:22:26 UTC [1]
Undocking date29 July 2019, 10:43 UTC
Time docked116 days
Cargo
Mass3400 kg
Pressurised1400 kg
Fuel900 kg
Gaseous47 kg
Water420 kg
Progress ISS Resupply
 

Pre-launchEdit

In 2014, the launch was scheduled for 16 April 2018. In November 2018, delays with the launch of the EgyptSat-A spacecraft and required the launch to 28 March 2019, the Kommersant newspaper reported. In January 2019, RIA Novosti reported that the launch had been pushed to 4 April 2019.[2]

LaunchEdit

Progress MS-11 launched on 4 April 2019, at 11:01:34 UTC [1] from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It used a Soyuz-2.1a rocket.[3]

DockingEdit

Progress MS-11 docked with the docking port of the Pirs module just 3 hours and 22 minutes after the launch, at 14:22:26 UTC.[4]

CargoEdit

The Progress MS-11 spacecraft carried about 3400 kg of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station, included 1400 kg of dry cargo, 900 kg of fuel, 420 kg of water in the Rodnik system and 47 kg of compressed air.[5]

Undocking and decayEdit

It undocked at 10:43 UTC, on 29 July 2019. And decay in the atmosphere and its debris entered the Pacific Ocean, on the same day.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Gebhardt, Chris (4 April 2019). "Progress MS-11 docks to the ISS; Station supplies in good shape". Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.russianspaceweb.com/progress-ms-11.html
  3. ^ NASA Office of Inspector General (June 28, 2016). NASA's Response to SpaceX's June 2015 Launch Failure: Impacts on Commercial Resupply of the International Space Station (PDF) (Report). NASA Office of Inspector General. p. 13. Retrieved 2016-07-18.   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  4. ^ "Россия установила новый рекорд скорости доставки грузов на МКС" [Russia set new ISS supply delivery speed record] (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Progress MS-11: Display 2019-019A". nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov. NASA. 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 May 2020.   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.