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EXP 10 STATUS - 15 FEBRUARY 2005



Submitted by Arthur N1ORC - Amsat A/C #31468

* Progress 16 to Raise Station's Orbit Tuesday Night*
The International Space Station will receive an orbital boost from the 
ISS Progress 16 spacecraft while the Expedition 10 crew sleeps. Russian 
flight controllers are slated to fire the Progress' engines at 6:22 p.m. 
CST Tuesday (0022 GMT Wednesday) during a 7-minute maneuver designed to 
raise the ISS' orbit by 2 miles (3.2 kilometers). The reboost will place 
the Station in the proper orbit for the arrival of the ISS Progress 17 
spacecraft on March 2. Progress 16 is slated to leave the Space Station 
on Feb. 27.

Before going to bed on Tuesday, the Expedition 10 crew performed a 
number of tasks. Commander Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan 
Sharipov participated in a Russian biomedical assessment that is 
studying changes in the human body during space flight. They also took 
part in their third on-orbit hearing assessment and also continued 
semiannual maintenance and checkout of the treadmill.

International Space Station Status Report No. 7 
<http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/spacenews/reports/issreports/2005/iss05-7.html>.
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