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A docked Russian cargo craft automatically fired its engines this morning boosting the International Space Station's altitude a little higher. During the rest of the day, the Expedition 55 crew supported life science and swapped out station hardware.
The International Space Station is set to raise its orbit Wednesday ahead of upcoming cargo and crew missions. Meanwhile, the six Expedition 55 crew members are staying busy today with medical tests, cargo work and lab maintenance.
The southeast geography of the state of Massachusetts including Cape Cod Bay, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and the arm-shaped peninsula is clearly seen from the International Space Station as it orbited over the Atlantic coast of the United States.