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Completed flight spacecraft "Progress M-11M". / September 2, 2011 /

September 1 flight ended automatic cargo spacecraft «Progress M-11M».

In accordance with a program rooted in its onboard computer, the commands from the Mission Control Center, 13 hours 34 minutes 31 seconds Moscow time (09:34:31 GMT) was incorporated boosters vehicle braking. After working for 180 seconds, he said the truck braking impulse magnitude 91.8 meters per second, followed by «Progress M-11M» descended from orbit and ceased to exist over a given water area of ​​the South Pacific.

The coordinates of the center of the fall of unburned design elements — 40 ° 8 ’south latitude and 135 ° 2’ west longitude.

The fall at this point — 14 hours 21 minutes 41 seconds (10:21:41 GMT).
The ship «Progress M-11M» was launched on June 21, 2011, and after two days docked to the assembly compartment service module «Zvezda» of the International Space Station. Truck delivered to the ISS more than 2.6 tons of cargo needed to sustain the crew on board. 23avgusta «Progress M-11M» undocked from the ISS.

During autonomous flight of the experiment «Radar-Progress» by ground-based observations of the study of reflection characteristics of plasma irregularities in the ionosphere generated by the work of the ship’s liquid rocket engines.

Press Service of the MCC


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