The altitude of the ISS will increase to 600 meters

© NASA / Jack FischerВид to Earth from the ISS. Archival photoThe altitude of the ISS will increase to 600 meters© NASA / Jack Fischer

The orbit of the International space station (ISS) will be adjusted on Wednesday, November 29, with engines of a docked cargo ship «Progress MS-06», informed RIA Novosti the representative of the mission control Center (MCC).

«According to preliminary calculations, the average height of the orbit should increase by 0.6 km and approximately 404 kilometers», — said the representative of MCC.

Adjustment will hold for the formation of ballistic conditions for landing manned spacecraft «Soyuz MS-05», scheduled for 14 December 2017, as well as rendezvous and docking with the space station manned spacecraft «Soyuz MS-07», the launch of which is scheduled for 17 December 2017.

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