MOSCOW, April 2. /TASS/. The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) has been elevated by 700 meters to facilitate docking with a Progress-M27M cargo spaceship, a spokesman for the mission control center told TASS on Thursday.
"Adjustment of the orbit was executed in a routine regime," the spokesman said.
A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the Progress-M27M cargo ship will be launched from the Baikonur space centre in the morning on April 28.