International Space Station orbit to be adjustedPublished On: Tue, Oct 16th, 2012 | Astronomy and Space | By BioNews
Experts Wednesday will carry out a maneuver to readjust the orbit of theInternational Space Station.
The readjustment will be carried out with the use of thrusters of the Russian Zvezda service module, according to the Moscow-based Mission Control Centre.
The reboost is intended to ensure the best conditions for the docking of a manned Soyuz spacecraft slated for Oct 25.
The Soyuz TMA-06M will bring to the station a new crew, which comprises Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin, and NASA astronaut Kevin Ford.