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PROGRESS M-48                       CARGO FLIGHT                       RUSSIA

LAUNCH :

Aug. 23 / 2003

01.48 GMT

Baikonour  Cosmodrome

Kazakhstan

Launch complex 1

Aug. 31 / 2003

LAUNCH VEHICLE:

SOYUZ  U

DOCKING TIMELINE:

docking :

03.40  GMT

undocking :

Jan. 28 / 2004

08.36  GMT

I.S.S.ELEMENT:

PROGRESS   cargo freighter


The Progress carried a half ton of food, fuel, supplies and water for Malenchenko and Lu and science gear for European Space Agency astronaut Pedro Duque of Spain, who was scheduled to launch October 18 , 2003 from Baikonur on the Soyuz TMA-3 craft.


It was also filled with personal items and hardware for Expedition 8 crew members, who were scheduled to spend almost 200 days aboard the ISS.

12 P

Progress M-48 approaching  I.S.S