Launch of Progress

Agapov Vladimir (avm@kiam1.rssi.ru)
Fri, 2 Apr 1999 18:36:08 +0400 (MSD)

Hello,

Progress M-41 was successfully launched from LC1 of Baykonur
at 11:28:43.093 UTC. Spacecraft had separated from the 3rd stage
at 11:37:32.2 UTC. Launch mass of Progress is 7180 kg.
Initial orbit parameters (after determination on two orbits
measurements):

Nodal period - 88.6375 min
Inclination  - 51.6427 deg
Hmin         - 193.5 km
Hmax         - 249.2 km
RAAN 1950.0  - 12.6898 deg
Long. of AN  - 12.7006 deg

EFG vector:

02.04.1999
11:17:25.736 UTC
+6423.16683 km
+1447.59422 km
   +0.00000 km
-0.98807119 km/s
+4.23871139 km/s
+6.10627756 km/s

Best regards,
   Vladimir Agapov.