September 28, 2015
Categories: ISS, MCC, Progress, Roscosmos, Russia

On Sunday ISS successfully accomplished debris avoidance maneuver, – Roscosmos reports.

“Dangerous approaching might have taken place on September 21, 14.41, Moscow time”, – Roscosmos reports.

Mission Control Centre specialists calculated orbit adjustment parameters and accomplished the maneuver in accordance with them.

ISS orbit was adjusted with the help of four Progress M-28M cargo vehicle thrusters that have been operating for 299 seconds. After this maneuver maximum altitude of the station amounted to 421,16 km.

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