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MOSCOW, September 7. /TASS/. The Mission Control Center in the town of Korolyov in the Moscow Region will on Monday morning hold a scheduled adjustment of the orbit altitude of the International Space Station (ISS), Russian state corporation Roscosmos told TASS.
"The maneuver will start on command from the Earth at 7:25 Moscow Time. The cargo spacecraft will give the station a 0.55m/s impulse. The station’s orbital altitude will grow by 950 meters," a Roscosmos spokesman said.
He said these are design parameters of the orbit adjustment. Accurate data will be known after the maneuver.
Nine cosmonauts and astronauts, including Russians Gennady Padalka, Mikhail Korniyenko, Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Volkov, Americans Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren, European Space Agency astronaut Andreas Mogensen, Japanese Kimiya Yui and Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov, are at the ISS now.