ISS - International Space Station patch.
January 18, 2014 the correction of the orbit of the International Space Station.
According to calculations by the ballistic and navigation support Mission Control Center FSUE TsNIIMash engines cargo spacecraft Progress M-21M were included in the 09 4:00 Moscow time and worked 528 seconds. As a result, ISS received a velocity increment of 1.18 m/s. The average height of its orbit increased by 2.8 km and reached 417.25 km.
Progress-M reboost ISS
According to the service ballistic and navigation support MCC after the ISS orbit maneuver parameters were as follows:
- The minimum height - 415.29 km
- Maximum height - 436.72 km
- Period - 92.855 min
- Inclination - 51,67°.
ROSCOSMOS Press Release: http://www.federalspace.ru/20139/
Image, Text, Credits: Roscosmos press service and DRM TsNIIMash / NASA / Translation: Orbiter.ch Aerospace.