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MOSCOW, August 31. /TASS/. Russia’s Mission Control Center will on Monday hold the maneuver to adjust the average altitude of the orbit of the International Space Station [ISS] before the launch of the Soyuz TMA-18M manned spacecraft that will blast off toward the station September 2, the center told TASS.
"The maneuver will be held with the help of Progress M-28M cargo spacecraft engines," a spokesman for the center said.
In turn, a source in the rocket and space industry specified to TASS that the operation will start at 10:09 Moscow Time.
The Soyuz that will on September 2 blast off from the Baikonur Space Center Russia leases from Kazakhstan will carry to the orbit Russian Sergey Volkov, European Space Agency astronaut Andreas Mogensen and Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov.