July 10, 2013
Categories: ISS, Progress

According to the ISS flight schedule station reboost maneuver was carried out on July 10, 2013.

In accordance with TSNIIMASH ballistics and navigational support service calculations the engines of ATV-4 “Albert Einstein” European cargo vehicle were run at 09.35 Moscow time. According to telemetry data the engines operated for 598 seconds. As a result of this of this dynamical operation the ISS got 1,45 m/s velocity increment.

Average altitude of the station orbit increased by 2,5 km and amounted to 417,2 km.

After station reboost maneuver the ISS parameters are as follows:

– Minimal altitude over the Earth’s surface – 414,1 km
– Maximum altitude over the earth’s surface – 435,94  km
– Orbit time -92,866  minutes
– Inclination – 51,672 degrees

The maneuver was carried out to create ISS working orbit before Progress M-20M cargo vehicle flight planned for July 28, 2013.

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