Progress 26
A Progress 7K-TG spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1986-032A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.16687[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.136)
Spacecraft typeProgress 7K-TG[2]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date23 April 1986, 19:40:05 UTC[1]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
Decay date23 June 1986, 18:41:01 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude184 km[3]
Apogee altitude257 km[3]
Period88.9 minutes[3]
Epoch23 April 1986
Docking with Mir
Docking portMir Core Module aft[3]
Docking date26 April 1986, 21:26:06 UTC
Undocking date22 June 1986, 18:25:00 UTC

Progress 26 (Russian: Прогресс 26) was a Soviet uncrewed Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in April 1986 to resupply the Mir space station.


Progress 26 launched on 23 April 1986 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh SSR. It used a Soyuz-U2 rocket.[2][4]


Progress 26 docked with the aft port of the Mir Core Module on 26 April 1986 at 21:26:06 UTC, and was undocked on 22 June 1986 at 18:25:00 UTC.[3][5]


It remained in orbit until 23 June 1986, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 18:41:01 UTC.[3][5]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Progress 1 - 42 (11F615A15, 7K-TG)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Cargo spacecraft "Progress 26"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Progress 26". NASA. Retrieved 5 December 2020. Public Domain 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 5 December 2020.