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Progress M-26M

Progress M-26M
Mission type ISS resupply
Operator Roskosmos
COSPAR ID 2015-008A
SATCAT № 40392
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Progress-M 11F615A60
Manufacturer RKK Energia
Launch mass 7287 kg
Start of mission
Launch date 17 February 2015, 11:00:17 (2015-02-17T11:00:17Z) UTC[1]
Rocket Soyuz-U
Launch site Baikonur 1/5[1]
End of mission
Disposal De-orbited
Decay date 14 August 2015, 14:17 UTC
Orbital parameters
Perigee 186 kilometres (116 mi)[2]
Apogee 237 kilometres (147 mi)[2]
Inclination 51.65 degrees[2]
Period 88.73 minutes[2]
Epoch 17 February 2015, 11:31:52 UTC[2]
Docking with ISS
Docking port Zvezda aft
Docking date 17 February 2015, 16:57 UTC
Undocking date 14 August 2015, 10:19 UTC
Time docked 177 days, 17 h, 22 min
Mass 2370 kg
Pressurised 1465 kg
Fuel 435 kg
Gaseous 50 kg
Water 420 kg

Progress M-26M (Russian: Прогресс М-26М), identified by NASA as Progress 58 or 58P, is a Progress spacecraft used by Roskosmos to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) during 2015.[3] Progress M-26M was launched on a 6-hours rendezvous profile towards the ISS. The 26th Progress-M 11F615A60 spacecraft to be launched, it had the serial number 425 and was built by RKK Energia.


  • Launch 1
  • Docking 2
  • Cargo 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


The spacecraft was launched on 17 February 2015 at 11:00 GMT from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.[4]


Progress M-26M docked with the Zvezda service module on 17 February 2015 at 16:57 GMT, less than six hours after launch.

In May 2015 Progress was used to reboost the station. First try was automatically aborted by the craft one second into the burn. Russian flight controllers identified problem into one of its eight thrusters. Second try with seven thrusters succeeded lasting 32 minutes and 3 seconds.[5]


The Progress spacecraft carries 2370 kg of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station.[6]

The craft delivered food, fuel and supplies, including 435 kg of propellant, 50 kg of oxygen, 420 kg of water, and 1465 kg of spare parts, supplies and experiment hardware for the six members of the Expedition 42 crew. Progress M-26M is scheduled to remain docked to Zvezda for six months.

See also


  1. ^ a b McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Peat, Chris (17 February 2015). "PROGRESS-M 26M - Orbit". Heavens-Above. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Chris Bergin (February 17, 2015). "Soyuz U lofts Progress M-26M on fast track mission to ISS". 
  4. ^ Stephen Clark (17 February 2015). "Soyuz rocket boosts Russian cargo craft to space station". Spaceflight Now. 
  5. ^ "Station Orbit Boosted Sunday Night; Eye Science on Monday". 
  6. ^ "Progress M-26M". Roscosmos. 17 February 2015. 

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