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PROGRESS M-58                        CARGO FLIGHT                       RUSSIA

LAUNCH :

Oct.23 / 2006

13.41 GMT

Baikonour  Cosmodrome

Kazakhstan

Launch complex 1

Oct.26 / 2006

LAUNCH VEHICLE:

SOYUZ  U

DOCKING TIMELINE:

docking :

14.29 GMT

undocking :

Mar. 27 / 2006

18.11 GMT

I.S.S.ELEMENT:

PROGRESS   cargo freighter

The progress freighter was loaded with 4,812 pounds of equipment and supplies, including 2,784 pounds of spare parts, repair gear, life support and other hardware.

After docking, Russian ISS flight controllers could not confirm that an antenna used to aid the Progress 23's automated KURS navigation system was fully retracted before docking at the ISS.

They decided to delay driving a series of hooks and latches--used to secure the Progress  to its Zvezda docking port--until they resolved the antenna issue.

After more than three hours of scrutiny, flight controllers commanded hooks and latches on the Zvezda side of the docked spacecraft to close on Progress M-58.

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Progress M-58 docking   with KURS-antenna highlighted

3.31.07

08:39:46

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