ISS-orbit-2
October 16, 2013
Categories: ATV, ISS, MCC, Soyuz

Another Station reboost maneuver is planned for October 23, as a result medium altitude of ISS orbit will be increased by almost 1 km, – MCC spokesman reported.

The station will be reboosted with the help of thrusters of European cargo vehicle ATV-4 “Albert Einstein” docked with the ISS.

The thrusters will start at 14/31 Moscow time. The station is to get velocity increment of 0,7 m/s. As a result of this maneuver medium altitude of the station orbit will be increase by about 1 km, – the spokesman reported. Exact parameters will be given later.
He specified that the maneuver will form the ISS working orbit for Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft with new ISS crew onboard docking with the station.

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