Re: two more iss orbit boost's to be performed

From: Mgr. CSc. Antonín Vítek (AVitek@seznam.cz)
Date: Wed Mar 03 2004 - 14:27:17 EST

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    From: "Kevin Fetter" <kfetter@yahoo.com>
    
    ...
    
    > Two more reboost maneuvers are scheduled to prepare the ISS for the arrival of Soyuz
    > spacecraft carrying the Expedition 9 crew in late April.
    > 
    > That one down, two to go:)
    > 
    > Just confirm's my thoughts, that the reason a reboost was done, was because of the upcoming sozuy
    > launch:)
    > 
    > No info on the last to burns to be perfomed yet.
    
    According to
    
    "ISS On-Orbit Status 20 February 2004"
    
    see eg. http://www.lib.cas.cz/www/space.40/MRPO/2004/02/I040220.HTM
    
    ...
    
    Moscow has prepared the reboost/phasing burn sequence required by Progress 13P to meet Soyuz 8S launch and 7S landing constraints. Current dates are 3/2 (delta-V: 2.3 m/s); 3/31 (~2.5 m/s); and 4/10-16 (~2 m/s). 8S launch is
    scheduled on 4/19, 7S landing on 4/29. 
    
    ...
    
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