Progress MS-23
Progress MS-23 approaching the ISS
NamesProgress 84P
Mission typeISS resupply
OperatorRoscosmos
COSPAR ID2023-071A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.56740Edit this on Wikidata
Mission duration188 days, 22 hours and 6 minutes
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress MS-23 no.453
Spacecraft typeProgress MS
ManufacturerEnergia
Launch mass7000 kg
Start of mission
Launch date24 May 2023, 12:56 UTC
RocketSoyuz-2.1a
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 31
ContractorProgress Rocket Space Centre
End of mission
DisposalDeorbited
Decay date29 November 2023, 11:02 UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeLow Earth orbit
Inclination51.65°
Docking with ISS
Docking portPoisk zenith
Docking date24 May 2023, 16:19 UTC
Undocking date29 November 2023, 07:55 UTC
Time docked188 days, 15 hours and 36 minutes
Progress ISS Resupply
 

Progress MS-23 (Russian: Прогресс МC-23), Russian production No.453, identified by NASA as Progress 84P, was a Progress spaceflight launched by Roscosmos to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). It was the 176th flight of a Progress spacecraft.

History

The Progress-MS is an uncrewed freighter based on the Progress-M featuring improved avionics. This improved variant first launched on 21 December 2015. It has the following improvements:[1][2][3][4]

Launch

A Soyuz-2.1a with Progress MS-23 to the International Space Station from Baikonur Site 31 launched on 24 May 2023 at 12:56 UTC[5][6][7][8][9] supporting Expedition 69 and Expedition 70 missions aboard the ISS. It docked the same day.[9]

Cargo

The MS-23 cargo capacity is approximately 2,500 kg (5,500 lb) as follows:[9][10]

See also

References

  1. ^ Krebs, Gunter (1 December 2015). "Progress-MS 01-19". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 3 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Progress MS-20". NSSDCA. NASA. 10 February 2021. Retrieved 2 April 2021. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  3. ^ Zak, Anatoly. "Progress-MS cargo ship series". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 3 October 2020.
  4. ^ Blau, Patrick (1 December 2015). "Progress MS Spacecraft". Spaceflight101. Retrieved 17 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Россия отправит к МКС пять кораблей в 2022 году" [Russia will send five ships to the ISS in 2022]. RIA Novosti (in Russian). 29 September 2021. Retrieved 29 September 2021.
  6. ^ "FY 2022 Congressional Justification NASA Budget Request – Crew and Cargo Program – Project Schedule" (PDF). NASA. 28 May 2021. p. 225 (SO-30). Retrieved 11 August 2021.
  7. ^ Zak, Anatoly (9 February 2021). "ISS set for the Russian expansion". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 2 April 2021.
  8. ^ Zak, Anatoly (3 February 2021). "Planned Russian space missions in 2022". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 2 April 2021.
  9. ^ a b c Graham, William (24 May 2023). "Russia's Progress MS-23 resupply mission arrives at space station". NASASpaceFlight.com. Retrieved 7 October 2023.
  10. ^ "Progress MS-23 to resupply ISS". Retrieved 7 October 2023.