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PROGRESS M-48 CARGO VEHICLE

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08/29/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
The start  Soyuz-U/Progress M-48 rocket-space complexThe Progress M-48 transport cargo vehicle has been put into a near-earth orbit. The start of the vehicle as part of the Soyuz-U/Progress M-48 rocket-space complex is performed from the Baikonur cosmodrome at 05:47:59 Moscow Summer time.
The launch objective is to deliver needed cargoes to the International Space Station (ISS) to continue its functioning. The launch is performed in line with the Russian party commitments on the ISS project and its flight program.
The Progress M-48 cargo vehicle docking with the ISS is scheduled to occur on August 31, 2003 at 07:44 a.m. Moscow Summer Time.

08/27/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
At 5:00 a.m. Moscow Time, the transporter with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle and the Progress M1-10 spacecraft left the Assembly and Testing Facility and arrived to the launch pad for the final pre-launch processing. The Soyuz-U - Progress M-48 system was erected on the launcher.
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08/26/2003 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-48 to the launch pad.
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08/25/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Orbital module of the Soyuz launch vehicle, containing Progress M-48 spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.
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08/24/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Designers inspection of the Progress M-48 cargo vehicle and payload shroud roll on to the cargo vehicle was completed in the Assembly and Test Facility.

Designers inspection of the Progress M-48 spacecraft.
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Payload shroud roll on to the Progress M-48 spacecraft.
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08/22/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Stowage of cargoes to be delivered to the ISS by the Progress M-48 cargo vehicle.
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08/21/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
Prelaunch processing of Russian cargo vehicle Progress M-48 to fly to the ISS is in progress.
Progress M-48 fuel filling was completed.
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08/20/2003 Baikonur Cosmodrome
The Technical Management meeting took place, which made a decision to fuel Progress M-48 propulsion system with propellant components and compressed gases.
Cargo vehicle preparation for fueling in the assembly and testing facility.
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