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PROGRESS M-54 CARGO VEHICLE

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10.09.2005 Korolev, Moscow Area.
After being launched from Cosmodrome Baikonur on September 8, 2005, Russian cargo transport vehicle Progress M-54 has been docked with the International Space Station (ISS) upon completion of the earth-orbiting mission program.
The cargo vehicle rendezvous with the ISS Orbital Complex, its fly-around, station keeping relative to the Complex and berthing were carried out in an automated node. The cargo vehicle approached a clear axial docking port of the Russian Service Module Zvezda. At 18 hours 42 minutes 04 seconds Moscow Time the cargo vehicle has come in contact with this port of the station. The cargo vehicle berthing and docking were conducted within a visibility zone of the Russian ground command and measuring stations.
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08.09.2005 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Progress M-54 At 17:07:54 Moscow Time the Soyuz-U/Progress M-54 Rocket and Space Complex was launched from Baikonur cosmodrome.
The launch objective is to deliver necessary cargoes to the International Space Station (ISS) to continue operation of the Orbital Complex and create habitation and working conditions for the crew under the ISS Mission Program and the Russian Side's commitments under the ISS Project.
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06.09.2005 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Progress M-54 At 5:00 a.m. Moscow Time, the transporter with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle and the Progress M-54 spacecraft left the Assembly and Testing Facility and arrived to the launch pad for the final pre-launch processing. The Soyuz-U - Progress M-54 system was erected on the launcher. First launch day activities began.
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05.09.2005 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
A meeting of the Governmental Commission and the Technical Management was held where a decision was made to roll out the launch vehicle carrying Progress M-54 to the launch pad.
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Progress M-54The orbital module was integrated with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle in the processing facility.
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04.09.2005 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Progress M-54 Orbital module of the Soyuz-U launch vehicle, containing Progress M-54 spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.
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03.09.2005 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Designers inspection of the Progress M-54 cargo vehicle was completed in the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility.
Payload shroud roll on to the Progress M-54 spacecraft was performed.
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02.09.2005 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Progress M-54 cargo vehicle was docked with the transfer compartment.
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01.09.2005 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Progress M-54 Progress M-54 fuelled with propellant components and compressed gases was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility for final processing operations.
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31.08.2005 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Fueling of the Progress M-54 transport cargo vehicle with propellants and compressed gases was completed.
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30.08.2005 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
The Technical Management meeting took place, which made a decision to fuel Progress M-54 cargo vehicle with propellant components and compressed gases.
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