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April 30, 2013
Categories: ISS, Progress, Russia, Soyuz

According to press-service of the Mission Control Center, following the flight program of the International Space Station on April 28, 2013  a reboost maneuver was completed.

Based on calculations of ballistic and navigation support service of the Mission Control Center, engines of Progress M-19M were ignited at 10:03 UTC (14:03 Msc). According to telemetry the duration of the burn was 718 seconds. ISS reboost maneuver resulted in velocity increment of 1.54 m/sec.

The average altitude of the station orbit rose by 2.8 km and amounts to 411.7 km.

After completion of reboost maneuver the ISS orbit parameters are as follows:

- minimal altitude over the Earth – 408.4 km;

- maximal altitude over the Earth – 426.7 km;

- orbital period – 92.743 minutes;

- inclination – 51,66 degrees.

The purpose of the maneuver was to create an operational orbit required to support Soyuz TMA-07M undocking and re-entry on May 14, 2013 and mission of Soyuz TMA-09M that will be launched on May 29, 2013.

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