NASA Television To Broadcast Arrival Of Space Station Cargo Ship

HOUSTON -- The residents of the International Space Station will
receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies on Saturday, May 1,
and NASA Television will broadcast the arrival live.

Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers Alexander
Skvortsov, Mikhail Kornienko, T.J. Creamer, Tracy Caldwell Dyson and
Soichi Noguchi will watch as the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 37
craft automatically attaches to the Pirs Docking Compartment at 1:34
p.m. CDT. NASA TV coverage of the Progress arrival will begin at 1
p.m. with commentary.

The cargo ship is carrying more than 2.5 tons of supplies for the six
crew members. It will be launched at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April
28, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. There will be no NASA
TV coverage of the launch.

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Source: NASA

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