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PROGRESS M-56 CARGO VEHICLE

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26.04.2006 Korolev, Moscow Region.
Russian cargo vehicle Progress M-56 launched on April 24, 2006 from Baikonur cosmodrome after an autonomous two-day flight in near-earth orbit docked to the International Space Station.
The vehicle rendezvous with the ISS Orbital Complex, fly-around and docking were performed in the automatic mode. The vehicle approached a free axial docking port of Russian Service Module Zvezda. At 21:41:31 Moscow time the vehicle came into contact with the docking port.
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24.04.2006 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
425x640 (65043 bytes)According to the Russian Party liabilities under the International Space Station project the Progress M-56 transport cargo vehicle was launched from Baikonur launch site at 20:03:25 Moscow time.
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22.04.2006 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
425x640 (65043 bytes)At 5:00 a.m. Moscow Time, the transporter with the Soyuz-U launch vehicle and the Progress M-56 spacecraft left the Assembly and Testing Facility and arrived to the launch pad for the final pre-launch processing. The Soyuz-U - Progress M-56 system was erected on the launcher. First launch day activities began.

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21.04.2006 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
A meeting of the Governmental Commission and the Technical Management was held where a decision was made to roll out the Soyuz launch vehicle carrying Progress M-56 to the launch pad.
The orbital module was integrated with the Soyuz launch vehicle in the processing facility.
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20.04.2006 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Orbital module of the Soyuz launch vehicle, containing Progress M-56 spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.
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19.04.2006 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Designers inspection of the Progress M-56 cargo vehicle was completed in the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility.
Payload shroud roll on to the Progress M-56 spacecraft was performed.
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18.04.2006 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Progress M-56 transport cargo vehicle was docked with the transfer compartment in the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility.
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13.04.2006 Baikonur Cosmodrome.
The Technical Management meeting which made a decision to fuel Progress M-56 cargo vehicle with propellant components and compressed gases.
Progress M-56 cargo vehicle balancing and weighing was completed.
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