ISS - International Space Station patch.
April 12, 2014 underwent elective correction orbit of the International Space Station.
According to calculations by the ballistic and navigation support Mission Control Center FSUE TsNIIMash today in 19 hours 16 minutes Moscow time included engines cargo spacecraft Progress M-21M. Ship's engines worked 812 seconds. As a result, ISS received a velocity increment of 1.84 m/s. The average height of the station's orbit increased by 3.4 km and reached 417.55 km.
ISS reboost by Progress M cargo spacecraft
According to the service ballistic and navigation support MCC after the ISS orbit maneuver parameters were as follows:
- The minimum height - 417.59 km;
- Maximum height - 432.83 km;
- Period - 92.86 min;
- Inclination - 51,67°.
ROSCOSMOS Press Release: http://www.federalspace.ru/20448/
Image, Text, Credits: Roscosmos press service / NASA / Translation: Orbiter.ch Aerospace.