Progress M-36

Agapov Vladimir (avm@kiam1.rssi.ru)
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 12:28:53 +0300 (MSK)

Hello,

Progress M-36 successfully made test ignition of two new DPO engines.
After burn it entered 229.5x374.3 km orbit. EFG vector is

Date      1997/12/19
Time, UTC 05:21:30.722
X, km     2608.52257
Y, km     6185.33778
Z, km     0.00000002
Vx, km/s -3.91413400
Vy, km/s  1.72472289
Vz, km/s  6.02893785

Nodal period, min 90.3286
Inclination, deg  51.6715
Hmin, km          229.493
Hmax, km          374.326
RAAN 1950.0, deg  235.6271
Arg.  of perig., deg 239.1394

Observations of Progress are possible till 13:20 UTC Dec 19 when it
will make deorbit burn.

Lift-off time of Progress M-37 is finally scheduled at 08:45:02 UTC on Dec 20.

Best regards,

Vladimir Agapov.

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