Progress 28
A Progress 7K-TG spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1987-023A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.17564[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.137)
Spacecraft typeProgress 7K-TG[2]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date3 March 1987, 11:14:05 UTC[1]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
Decay date28 March 1987, 03:01:01 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude185 km[3]
Apogee altitude254 km[3]
Period88.9 minutes[3]
Epoch3 March 1987
Docking with Mir
Docking portMir Core Module aft[3]
Docking date5 March 1987, 12:42:36 UTC
Undocking date26 March 1987, 05:06:48 UTC

Progress 28 (Russian: Прогресс 28) was a Soviet uncrewed Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in March 1987 to resupply the Mir space station.


Progress 28 launched on 3 March 1987 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh SSR. It used a Soyuz-U2 rocket.[2][4]


Progress 28 docked with the aft port of the Mir Core Module on 5 March 1987 at 12:42:36 UTC, and was undocked on 26 March 1987 at 05:06:48 UTC.[3][5]


It remained in orbit until 28 March 1987, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 03:01:01 UTC and the mission ended at 03:49 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 28"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Progress 28". 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.