International Space Station reboost | Cosmic Kiss
Get in line with ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer and his Expedition 66 crew mates to experience a reboost of the International Space Station from the inside. This video is sped up 8 times fast.
The International Space Station flies around Earth at around 400 km. It is reboosted periodically to maintain its orbit and overcome the effects of atmospheric drag created by molecules of the atmosphere, which causes the Station to lose about 100 m of altitude per day.
A Space Station reboost maneuver also optimizes phasing for future visiting vehicles arriving at the station. In March 2022 the ISS performed a reboost using Russia’s ISS Progress 79 cargo craft. By firing its engines for several minutes, the station was put at the proper altitude for a crew ship orbit rendezvous and landing operations.
During the manoeuvre, the astronauts inside the station keep flying at the same speed and direction. While it seems like the astronauts are moving inside the station, it is in fact the ISS that gets the boost and is moving around them.
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I wish I was there 🙂
Kids finally get to jus play around in space and dream come true…….I would give anything to enjoy that .
Is this about equivalent to the gravity one would experience on a large asteroid, or something bigger, like Pluto?
Did anyone else spot the Amazon parcel? Their delivery service must be expanding…
I bet that's fun asf 😃
I bet they get pretty bored up there.
Astronaut 1: Hey guys! It's Orbital Reboost Day!
Where is Urss flag? Russians should not be there.
Still melts my mind thinking it's the station and the camera that's moving and it's the astronauts that are stationary
It all looks like fun… But the motion sickness almost everyone wod have from weightlessness is terrible… From what I've read
Tesla statement, earth is close environment period
I wanna try that, too 😭😭