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.

More from this category:
September 2, 2014

Russian and American scientists started ambitious cosmonauts’ cognitive psychology studies to elaborate new methods and techniques of cosmonaut training for actions under extreme conditions, –…

full story
September 10, 2015

Russian cosmonaut  Gennady Padalka who holds the world record on total space flight duration, Kazakh cosmonaut and first Danish astronaut Andreas Mogensen will return to…

full story
August 28, 2013

Zhukovsky (Moscow Region), August 28. – The 1st launch of Soyuz-2.1v light booster from Plesetsk spaceport is planned for November-December 2013, – Progress State Research…

full story
April 8, 2020

The State Commission for conducting flight tests of manned space systems, chaired by Dmitry Rogozin, General Director of Roscosmos State Corporation, approved the composition of…

full story
January 21, 2019

In accordance with the flight program of the International Space Station (ISS), on January 18, 2019, a planned correction of the ISS orbit was performed….

full story
February 11, 2014

Progress M-20M cargo vehicle, undocked from the ISS on February 3, 2014, that has been performing controlled flight for 8 days during which scientific experiment…

full story
January 15, 2019

On January 14, 2019, Russian remote sensing satellites “Kanopus-B” №5 and №6, launched into orbit on the eve of the new 2019 year, transferred the…

full story
July 31, 2019

The “Progress MS-12” cargo spaceship on July 31, 2019 at 18:29:17 (Moscow time) successfully docked to the “Pirs” module of the International Space Station. The…

full story