Progress M1-8 departing the ISS.
|Mission type||ISS resupply|
|Mission duration||96 days|
|Spacecraft type||Progress-M1 s/n 257|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||21 March 2002, 20:13:39 UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur, Site 1/5|
|End of mission|
|Decay date||25 June 2002, 12:26:52 UTC|
|Perigee altitude||389 km|
|Apogee altitude||394 km|
|Epoch||21 March 2002|
|Docking with ISS|
|Docking port||Zvezda aft|
|Docking date||24 March 2002, 20:57:56 UTC|
|Undocking date||25 June 2002, 08:26:30 UTC|
|Time docked||93 days|
The spacecraft docked with the aft port of the Zvezda module at 20:57:56 UTC on 24 March 2002. It remained docked for 93 days before undocking at 08:26:30 UTC on 25 June 2002 to make way for Progress M-46. It was deorbited at 11:35:00 UTC on the same day. The spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean, with any remaining debris landing in the ocean at around 12:26:52 UTC.
Progress M1-8 carried supplies to the International Space Station, including food, water and oxygen for the crew and equipment for conducting scientific research.
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