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Allard Beutel
Headquarters, Washington
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James Hartsfield
Johnson Space Center, Houston
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Jan. 12, 2007
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M07-005
 
 
Live NASA TV Coverage for Arrival of Next Space Station Cargo Ship
 
 
HOUSTON - The crew aboard the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies from a Russian Progress spacecraft due to dock with the station on Friday, Jan. 19. NASA Television will broadcast the arrival live.

After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Jan. 17, the Progress 24 spacecraft is scheduled to dock to the station about 10 p.m. CST, Jan. 19. Live coverage of the docking begins at 9 p.m.

The Progress will bring more than two tons of supplies to the Expedition 14 crew. Currently aboard the station are Commander Mike Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineers Mikhail Tyurin and Suni Williams. Lopez-Alegria and Tyurin have been aboard the station for four months. Williams joined them in December to begin a six-month stay in orbit.

For NASA TV downlink, schedule, and streaming video information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv


For more on the space station crew's activities and sighting opportunities, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/station
 

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