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Progress 38

  • Serial Number: Progress 38 (No.146)
  • In Space: No
  • Height: 7.23 m
  • Diameter: 2.72 m
  • Status: Single Use

The Progress 38 spacecraft embarked on 1 flight(s), showcasing its capability of Salyut-7 & Mir Logistics and designed with a flight life of 33 to 75 days. Notably, it boasts a crew capacity accommodating up to Array astronauts and a payload capacity of 1700 kg.

Progress 38 (Russian: Прогресс 38), was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the space station Mir.

Launches

History


Progress 7K-TG , was a Soviet uncrewed spacecraft used to resupply space stations in low Earth orbit. Forty three flew, delivering cargo to Salyut 6, Salyut 7, and Mir. It was the first version of the Progress spacecraft to fly, and spawned later derivatives including the Progress-M which replaced it, and the later Progress-M1.

Progress is derived from the manned Soyuz spacecraft and is launched on the same vehicle, a Soyuz rocket.
The purpose of Progress is to deliver supplies needed to sustain human presence in orbit. Currently it is used as a re-supply spacecraft for the ISS.

Agency


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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