The orbit of the ISS will adjust to the arrival of the next

Another orbit of the International space station (ISS) is scheduled for July 10. As reported by Roskosmos, the height of the orbit will rise for 0.5 miles. This will be done before the arrival of the space truck “Progress MS-15”.

according to RIA “news” according to preliminary data of the service ballistic and navigation support the mission control Center TsNIIMash (research Institute head of Roscosmos), the engines of “Progress MS-14”, docked to the ISS, will be turned on at 00.36 Moscow time and will work of 138.7 seconds. During this time, the height of the orbit of the station will increase to 480 meters and will be about 418,5 km above the Earth.

we will Remind, earlier it was reported that the launch of the “Progress MS-15” carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1 a” from Baikonur cosmodrome is planned on July 23 in 17.26 MSK, and its docking with the station — 20.47 GMT the same day.

the Previous correction of the ISS orbit was performed on 19 April with the help of the engines of the Zvezda module, it results in the orbit height of the station was lowered by 1.5 kilometers.

Now work on the ISS Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and John Wagner, as well as American astronaut Christopher Cassidy, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken.

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