2021-06-24

Russian Aerospace Corporation: The orbital height of the International Space Station is corrected by 850 meters

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China News Service, June 24. According to the Russian Satellite Network report, the Russian National Aerospace Corporation announced that the orbital height of the International Space Station has been corrected by 850 on the 24th with the help of the engine of the “Progress MS-16” cargo spacecraft. Meter.

Russian Aerospace Corporation: The orbital height of the International Space Station is corrected by 850 meters

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p >Russian Aerospace Corporation’s website said: “The orbital height of the International Space Station has been revised again.”

The spokesperson of the Russian Aerospace Corporation’s Press Office previously stated that the “Progress MS-16” and the Russian section of the space station For docking of the “Dock” cabin, its engine should start at 5:40 on the 24th Moscow time and work for 466 seconds. Therefore, the average orbital height of the International Space Station will rise by 850 meters, 420.3 kilometers from the earth’s surface.

The purpose of correcting the orbit of the space station is to take off before the unmanned test flight of the American “Interplanetary” spacecraft and the Russian “Soyuz MS-19” manned spacecraft, and before the landing of the “Soyuz MS-18” spacecraft. Form ballistic conditions.

According to previous news, on October 5, the “Soyuz MS-19” spacecraft will be launched to the International Space Station. It will carry members of the 66th expedition-Russian astronaut Anton Shkap Lerov, along with actress Yulia Peresilid and director Klim Sipenko, will make the first space feature film. It is expected that on October 17, Pelesilid and Chipenko will return to Earth on the “Soyuz MS-18” spacecraft together with astronaut Oleg Nowitzki.

According to reports, Boeing’s “Interplanetary” spacecraft is scheduled to be launched on July 30 from the launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida, using the “Atlas-5” carrier rocket. .