02/04/2003 Korolev, Moscow Area
The Russian cargo vehicle Progress M-47 launched from the
Cosmodrome Baikonur on 2nd of February, 2003 docked today
to the International Space Station (ISS) after the 2 days
autonomous flight on the near-earth orbit.
The vehicle approached to the free longitudinal docking
port of the Service Module Zvezda of ISS. The berth touch
occurred at 17:49 in Moscow time. The approach of vehicle
with the ISS Orbital Complex, its fly-about and docking
were made in automatic mode. On the final phase of vehicle/Station
docking during vehicle's fly-about and berthing they were
within the zone of vision of the Russian Ground Measurement
02/02/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
cargo vehicle Progress M-47 is launched into the low earth
The launch was performed in accordance with the Russian
party responsibilities under the International Space Station
Project and its Flight Program.
Launch goal - delivery of cargoes required to support functioning
of the orbit system and provide living and operational conditions
for the crew.
01/31/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
processing activities to launch Progress M-47 cargo vehicle
to the International Space Station are in progress at Baikonur
At 5:00 a.m. Moscow time launch vehicle with the Progress
M-47 spacecraft was transferred from Assembly and Testing
Facility to launch site. The Soyuz-U - Progress M-47 system
was erected on the launcher.
01/30/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
In the LV processing facility, the orbital module was integrated
with the launch vehicle. A meeting of the State Board and
the Technical Management was held where a decision was made
to roll out the launch vehicle carrying the Progress M-47
to the launch pad.
01/29/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Orbital module of a Soyuz launch vehicle, containing the
Progress M-47 cargo vehicle was delivered from the spacecraft
processing facility to the launch vehicle processing facility
01/28/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Designers inspection of the Progress M-47 spacecraft was
Payload shroud roll on to the Progress M-47 spacecraft was
01/27/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Fuelled Progress M-47 was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly
and Testing Facility for final processing operations.
01/26/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
Progress M-47 filling was completed.
01/25/2003 Baikonur cosmodrome
A meeting of the Technical Management was held which made
a decision to proceed with Progress M-47 filling.