The orbit of the ISS was raised to 400 meters


The result of the orbital maneuver the flight altitude of the International space station is currently about 404,5 km.

The average height of the orbit flight to the International space station (ISS) has been increased by approximately 400 meters using the engines of the space truck Progress MS-08, docked to the station. About it reports a press-service of mission control Center.
"The result is an orbital maneuver altitude of the station is currently about 404,5 km To run at 00:25 Moscow time 108 seconds was included engines Progress MS-08", the message reads.
Correction was made for the formation of optimal ballistic conditions for the undocking and landing of the manned transport spacecraft Soyuz MS-07, as well as the launch of a manned transportation spacecraft Union MS-09.

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