November 26, 2015

According to the ISS flight schedule station orbit was adjusted on November 25, 2015, to provide for future short 4-orbit docking of Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft planned for December 15, 2015.

Progress M-29M cargo vehicle thrusters were ignited at 22.31, Moscow time, the station got the increment of 1,95 m/s, – Mission Control Centre ballistics and navigational support service specialists reports.

Upon completion of the maneuver medium altitude of the station increased by 3,5 km and amounted to 404,3 km.

Other parameters are as follows:

–       Minimum altitude above the Earth surface – 400,0 km;

–       Maximum altitude -420,0 km;

–       Orbit time – 92,589 minutes;

–       Orbit inclination – 51,662 degrees

The launch of Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft is scheduled for December 15, 2015, 14.03, Moscow time. At 20.23, Moscow time, the spacecraft is to dock with Rassvet small research module.

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