Mission Control of Russia increased the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) by 2.3 miles (3.74 km.) to 215.2 miles (346.4 km.), spokesperson of Mission Control said.
The spokesperson said, “The adjustment was carried out with the help of thrusters of Europe’s ATV-2 Johannes Kepler space freighter.”
The operation lasted for 897 seconds or about 15 minutes.
The Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-2) of European Space Agency, which docked with the ISS on February 24, is programmed to perform two more the same operations before undocking from the station on June 21. The . . . → Read More: ISS Orbit Gets Adjustments from ATV-2