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Орбиту МКС скорректируют в январе 2017 года The mission control center in Korolev near Moscow once again will adjust the orbit of the International space station in late January 2017, reported “Interfax” a source in the space industry.

“The next correction of the ISS orbit is scheduled for the end of January 2017 using the engines of the cargo ship “Progress MS-04,” – said the source.

He reported that the correction is carried out with the purpose of forming ballistic conditions for the return to Earth in February, expedition launched to the ISS aboard the “Soyuz MS-02”.

The crew of the ship the Russians Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko, and American Robert Kimbrough.