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The International Space Station gets a “reboost” to adjust its orbit

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The International Space Station gets a “reboost” to adjust its orbit

2019-03-18 - Every month the ISS gets a “reboost” to adjust its orbit. That makes the Station accelerate for a few minutes. If astronauts float free in the middle of the module without touching anything during that time, they slowly drift back as the ISS overtakes them.

(Credits: Canadian Space Agency, NASA)

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Every month the ISS gets a “reboost” to adjust its orbit. That makes the Station accelerate for a few minutes. If astronauts float free in the middle of the module without touching anything during that time, they slowly drift back as the ISS overtakes them.

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