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MOSCOW, June 8. /TASS/. Russia’s Flight Control Center has carried out a maneuver to increase the average altitude of the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) with the help of the engines of a Progress MS-02 space freighter, Mission Control told TASS on Wednesday.
"The spacecraft’s engines worked during the scheduled period (239 seconds). As a result of the maneuver, the average altitude of the station’s flight orbit was increased by 800 meters to 403.4 km," Mission Control said.
The correction maneuver aims to achieve an orbit for the landing of a manned Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft and the subsequent launch of the manned Soyuz MS space vehicle, Mission Control said.
As was reported earlier, the landing of the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft is scheduled for June 18.
The launch of a Soyuz MS spacecraft, the first manned space vehicles of a new series, was postponed to July 7 from June 24.