Flight Control sets new date for ISS orbit adjustment

The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) will be adjusted at 3:30 a.m. Moscow time on May 18, Interfax was told in the space industry.

The orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) will be adjusted at 3:30 a.m. Moscow time on May 18, Interfax was told in the space industry.

"Experts from Flight Control have analyzed the situation with the cancellation of the ISS maneuver on May 16 over the failure of Progress resupply spacecraft engines. A new adjustment attempt will be made at 3:30 a.m. on May 18," the source said.

Earlier reports said that the ISS orbit adjustment slated for May 16 did not take place.

Interfax was told in the space industry on Saturday that the ISS onboard computer issued a command cancelling the planned orbit adjustment operation.

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