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Space Stationís Orbit to Be Raised

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 01:00 AM

Space Stationís Orbit to Be Raised Ahead of Crew Arrival


RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, September 15 (RIA Novosti) Ė The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) will be raised on Sunday by nearly one kilometer to ensure safe docking of a Russian spacecraft with new crew members, a spokesman for the Russian space agency said.

Russiaís mission control center will adjust the ISS orbit by switching on thrusters of Europeís Europeís ATV-4 ďAlbert EinsteinĒ resupply spacecraft currently docked with the station.

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