Hello, Progress M-34 was successfully launched at 1604:04.926 UTC. At 1612:53.9 it was successfully separated from the third stage of Soyuz-U launcher. Launch mass of Progress is 7156 kg. I don't remember precisely but I think it is the heviest cargo Progress vehicle ever launched. Current EFG vector: Orbit #2 Date 06.04.1997 Time 17:21:22.367 UT X 6488.63374 km Y -1117.69437 km Z 0.00000045 km Vx 0.708539761 km/s Vy 4.29110429 km/s Vz 6.10632227 km/s Nodal period 88.5693 min Inclination 51.6610 deg Hmin 192.963 km Hmax 244.114 km Semiaxis 6591.875 km Eccentr. 0.00404749 First two burns are scheduled at 1941:45 UT, dV=18.89 m/s, tau=45.80 sec and at 2030:04 UT, dV=9.77 m/s, tau=23.57 sec. Nominal after burn EFG vectors: Orbit #3 Date 06.04.1997 Time 19:42:30.801 UT X -5460.424 km Y 2272.810 km Z -2929.749 km Vx 0.3782166 km/s Vy -5.526051 km/s Vz -5.042210 km/s Orbit #4 Date 06.04.1997 Time 20:30:27.574 UT X 4950.679 km Y -2211.454 km Z 3811.554 km Vx -0.4391427 km/s Vy 6.207620 km/s Vz 4.119327 km/s Best regards, Vladimir Agapov. -- Vladimir M. Agapov | Ballistic Center of Moscow, Russia | the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics RAN | Moscow, Russia | tel. +7-095-333-8067 (work), e-mail: avm@kiam1.rssi.ru