Progress M-36
A Progress-M spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1997-058A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.25002[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress (No.236)
Spacecraft typeProgress-M[2]
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date5 October 1997, 15:08:57 UTC[1]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 1/5
End of mission
Decay date19 December 1997, 13:20:01 UTC[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude193 km[3]
Apogee altitude246 km[3]
Period88.6 minutes[3]
Epoch5 October 1997
Docking with Mir
Docking portKvant-1 aft[3]
Docking date8 October 1997, 17:07:09 UTC
Undocking date17 December 1997, 06:01:53 UTC

Progress M-36 (Russian: Прогресс M-36) was a Russian unmanned Progress cargo spacecraft, which was launched in October 1997 to resupply the Mir space station.


Progress M-36 launched on 5 October 1997 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It used a Soyuz-U rocket.[2][4]


Progress M-36 docked with the aft port of the Kvant-1 module of Mir on 8 October 1997 at 17:07:09 UTC, and was undocked on 17 December 1997 at 06:01:53 UTC.[3][5]


It remained in orbit until 19 December 1997, when it was deorbited. The deorbit burn occurred at 13:20:01 UTC, with the mission ending at 13:59:01 UTC.[3][5]

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 d e f g h "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-36"". Manned Astronautics figures and facts. Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  4. ^ "Progress M-36". NASA. Retrieved 3 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 3 December 2020.