Russias Mission Control raises ISS by 10.2 km

People’s Daily
Sunday 3rd March, 2013

Russia’s Mission Control announced on Wednesday it had raised the International Space Station (ISS) by 10.2 km to 374.7 km with the help of the Europe’s ATV-2 Johannes Kepler.The Mission Control conducted the correction to the ISS at 19: 55 Moscow time (1555 GMT) by the boosters of the ATV-2 Johannes Kepler. The correction had lasted for some 40 minutes.According to the Mission Control, the correction was made in line with the ISS’s ballistic flight program.On June 12, the Europe’s second Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) Johannes Kepler has conducted two similar operations, raising the ISS orb…

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