The European cargo ship docked at ISS today successfully fired its engines to raise the station’s orbit.

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The European cargo ship docked at ISS today successfully fired its engines and raised the station’s orbit to 260 miles.

This is in contrast to a previous attempt on August 15, which cut off prematurely.



  • Steve C

    “raised the station’s orbit 260 miles”?

  • Ugh. Left out one word. Now corrected.

  • wade

    i was going to comment on the first attempt that fizzled, but am occupied with…..oh never mind…..sometimes it looks to me that NASA causes induced drama so we all stay awake, just to draw attention to….yawn….uhmm……where were we………..oh yes………OK, that about does it.

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