Space Station Cargo Ship Flights to Be Broadcast on NASA TV

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Space Station Cargo Ship Flights to Be Broadcast on NASA TV

WASHINGTON — NASA Television will yield live coverage of a skip of one Russian load booster during a International Space Station and a launch and attainment of another.

The ISS Progress 48 resupply ship, that arrived during a hire final August, will skip a Pirs advancing compartment, partial of a Russian segment, on Saturday, Feb. 9. The Progress will leave circuit 3 hours after and bake adult above a Pacific Ocean. NASA TV coverage of a undocking will start during 8 a.m. EST. The undocking is scheduled for 8:15 a.m.

That pierce will transparent Pirs for a attainment of a new ISS Progress 50 resupply spacecraft. It is scheduled to launch during 9:41 a.m. (8:41 p.m. Kazakhstan time) Monday, Feb. 11, from a Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA TV coverage of a launch starts during 9:30 a.m. The Progress is installed with roughly 3 tons of food, fuel, reserve and examination hardware for a 6 organisation members aboard a orbital laboratory.

Like a dual predecessors, Progress 50 is scheduled to launch into an accelerated, four-orbit event with a station, advancing usually 6 hours after launch. NASA TV coverage will resume during 3 p.m. for a event and advancing activities, with advancing scheduled for 3:40 p.m.

If any technical issues arise, a Russian moody control group can default to a customary two-day event devise for a Progress that would outcome in advancing on Feb. 13.

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

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

For some-more information about a International Space Station and a crew, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/station

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