Progress M-54

Progress M-54 (Russian: Прогресс М-54), identified by NASA as Progress 19 or 19P, was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was a Progress-M 11F615A55 spacecraft, with the serial number 354.[1]

Progress M-54
Mission typeISS resupply
COSPAR ID2005-035A
SATCAT no.28866
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeProgress-M 11F615A55
ManufacturerRKK Energia
Start of mission
Launch date8 September 2005, 13:07:54 (2005-09-08UTC13:07:54Z) UTC
Launch siteBaikonur Site 1/5
End of mission
Decay date3 March 2006, 13:52:18 (2006-03-03UTC13:52:19Z) UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Inclination51.6 degrees
Docking with ISS
Docking portZvezda Aft
Docking date10 September 2005, 14:42:03 UTC
Undocking date3 March 2006, 10:06:10 UTC
Time docked6 months
Progress ISS Resupply

Progress M-54 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Launch occurred at 13:07:54 GMT on 8 September 2005.[1] The spacecraft docked with the Aft port of the Zvezda module at 14:42:03 GMT on 10 September.[2][3] It remained docked for six months before undocking at 10:06:10 GMT on 3 March 2006.[2][4] It was deorbited at 13:05:00 GMT on 3 March 2006.[2] The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 13:52:18 GMT.[2][5]

Progress M-54 carried supplies to the International Space Station, including food, water and oxygen for the crew and equipment for conducting scientific research. It also carried the radio transmitter for the RadioSkaf satellite, which was assembled aboard the ISS using a retired Orlan spacesuit.

See also


  1. McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
  2. Anikeev, Alexander. "Cargo spacecraft "Progress M-54"". Manned Astronautics - Figures & Facts. Archived from the original on 2007-10-07. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
  3. Wade, Mark. "Progress M". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Archived from the original on 2009-08-03. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
  4. Zak, Anatoly. "Progress cargo ship". RussianSpaceWeb. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
  5. McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2009-06-06.
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