Progress M-14

Progress M-14 (Russian: Прогресс M-14), was a Russian unmanned Progress cargo spacecraft which was launched in 1992 to resupply the Mir space station. The spacecraft was modified to transport the first VDU propulsion unit to Mir.[3] Progress M-14 also carried the sixth VBK-Raduga capsule,[5] which was recovered after the flight.

Progress M-14
A Progress-M spacecraft
Mission typeMir resupply
COSPAR ID1992-055A
SATCAT no.22090[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftProgress M-14 (No.209)
Spacecraft typeProgress-M-VDU 11F615A55[2]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date15 August 1992, 22:18:32 (1992-08-15UTC22:18:32Z) UTC[1]
Launch siteBaikonur 31/6[2]
End of mission
Decay date21 October 1992, 23:12:00 (1992-10-21UTC23:13Z) GMT[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude187 kilometres (116 mi)[4]
Apogee altitude221 kilometres (137 mi)[4]
Inclination51.5 degrees[4]
Period88.6 minutes[4]
Docking with Mir
Docking portKvant-1 Aft
Docking date18 August 1992, 00:20:48 UTC[4]
Undocking date21 October 1992, 16:46:01 UTC[4]
Time docked64.68 days[3]


Progress M-14 launched on 15 August 1992 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It used a Soyuz-U2 rocket.[2]


Progress M-14 docked with Mir on 18 August 1992 at 00:20:48 GMT.[3]

See also


  1. "Launchlog". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  2. "Progress-M-VDU 14, 38 (11F615A55, 7KTGM)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  3. "Mir". Astronautix. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  4. "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-14"". Manned Astronautics figures & facts. Archived from the original on 20 September 2007.
  5. "VBK-Raduga". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
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