LOADING...
Text Size
October 26, 2011
RELEASE M11-217
NASA Television to Air Space Station Cargo Ship Arrival

HOUSTON - NASA Television will provide live launch coverage of a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft on Sunday, Oct. 30, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA TV coverage will begin at 5 a.m. CDT, with launch scheduled for 5:11 a.m. (4:11 p.m. Baikonur local time).

The International Space Station (ISS) Progress 45 spacecraft will deliver almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the space station three days later.

This will be the first launch of a Progress vehicle and its Soyuz booster since the ISS Progress 44 vehicle was lost on Aug. 24 due to a third stage engine failure.

Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum and Flight Engineers Satoshi Furukawa and Sergei Volkov will monitor the spacecraft's automatic docking to the station's Pirs Docking Compartment at 6:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. NASA TV coverage of docking will begin at 6:15 a.m. on Nov. 2.

The undocking of an older resupply ship, ISS Progress 42, from the Pirs docking port on Saturday, Oct. 29, will not be broadcast live.

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

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

For more information about the International Space Station and its crew, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/station

- end -


text-only version of this release

Michael Curie
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-1100
michael.curie@nasa.gov

Kelly Humphries
Johnson Space Center, Houston
281-483-5111
kelly.o.humphries@nasa.gov


NASA news releases and other information are available automatically by sending an e-mail message with the subject line subscribe to hqnews-request@newsletters.nasa.gov.
To unsubscribe from the list, send an e-mail message with the subject line unsubscribe to hqnews-request@newsletters.nasa.gov.

 

Full Width Images

Image Token: 
[image-36]

Side Images

Image Token: 
[image-51]
Page Last Updated: January 6th, 2014
Page Editor: NASA Administrator