Progress MS-03 Flight Profile

Launch Timeline

Time Event
T-00:20.00 Ignition Sequence Start
T-00:20.00 Core Stage Umbilical Separation
T-00:15.00 Intermediate Thrust Level
T-00:10.00 Turbopumps at Flight Speed
T-00:05.00 Full Thrust Level
00:00.00 Fueling Towers Retract
00:00.00 LIFTOFF
T+01:58.78 Strap-On booster Separation
T+02:40.16 Payload Shroud Jettison
T+04:45.05 Core Stage Shutdown
T+04:47.30 StageSeparation&Third Stage Ignition
T+04:57.30 Third Stage Aft Section Jettison
T+08:45.88 Third Stage Cutoff
T+08:49.18 Spacecraft Separation
T+08:57 Solar Array Deployment
T+08:57 KURS Antenna Deployment
T+08:57 Mission handed over to MCC Moscow
T+08:57 Successful Orbital Insertion


Target Orbit:
Apogee: 245km (+/-42km)
Perigee: 193km (+/-7km)
Inclination: 51.66° (+/-0.06)
Period: 88.59min (+/-0.37min)
Phase Angle to ISS Orbit: 328.8°

ISS Orbit:
Apogee: 401km
Perigee: 404km
Inclination: 51.64°

Image: TsUP/Roscosmos
Image: TsUP/Roscosmos

Rendezvous Timeline

Event Date Time
Launch July 16 21:41:46
Orbital Insertion July 16 21:50:31
Rendezvous Burn 1 – Delta-v: 20.77m/s, Duration: 52.6s July 17 01:13:27
Rendezvous Burn 2 – Delta-v: 21.90m/s, Duration: 55.0s July 17 01:51:43
Rendezvous Burn 3 – Target Orbit: 281.4 by 302.3km July 17 22:20:12
Automated Rendezvous Initiation July 18 22:03:33
KURS-NA System Activation July 18 22:48
Luch-5V AOS July 18 23:05
Russian Ground Station AOS July 18 23:13
Range 33 Kilometers, 45m/s July 18 23:27
Range: 20km, Range Rate: 31m/s July 18 23:32
Russian Ground Station LOS July 18 23:33
KURS Test, Range: 15km July 18 23:35
Range: 13km, Range Rate: 18m/s July 18 23:37
TV System Activation, Range: 8km July 18 23:42
Range: 5km, Rel. Velocity: 11m/s July 18 23:47
Ballistic Targeting Point July 18 23:53
Flyaround Initiation – Range: <400m July 19 00:02
Luch-5V LOS July 19 00:03
Stationkeeping – Range: 180m July 19 00:08
Luch 5B AOS July 19 00:09
Final Approach July 19 00:13
Orbital Sunset July 19 00:17
DOCKING July 19 00:22:53
Hooks Closed – Safe Docking Mode July 19 00:35



Image: Roscosmos/TsUP
Image: Roscosmos/TsUP