Progress M-28
A Progress-M spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1995-036A
SATCAT no.23617[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.228)
Spacecraft typeProgress-M[2]
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date20 July 1995, 03:04:41 UTC[1]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
Decay date4 September 1995, 08:58:55 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude191 km[4]
Apogee altitude239 km[4]
Period88.5 minutes[4]
Epoch20 July 1995
Docking with Mir
Docking portMir Core Module forward[4]
Docking date22 July 1995, 05:39:37 UTC
Undocking date4 September 1995, 05:09:53 UTC

Progress M-28 (Russian: Прогресс M-28) was a Russian unmanned Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in July 1995 to resupply the Mir space station.


Progress M-28 launched on 20 July 1995 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It used a Soyuz-U rocket.[2][5]


Progress M-28 docked with the forward port of the Mir Core Module on 22 July 1995 at 05:39:37 UTC, and was undocked on 4 September 1995 at 05:09:53 UTC.[3][4]


It remained in orbit until 4 September 1995, when it was deorbited. The mission ended at 08:58:55 UTC.[3][4]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Progress-M 1 - 13, 15 - 37, 39 - 67 (11F615A55, 7KTGM)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "Mir". Astronautix. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-28"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  5. ^ "Progress M-28". NASA. Retrieved 3 December 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.