July 23, 2013
Space Station Cargo Ship Activities To Air On NASA TV
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the departure of one Russian cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, July 25 and the launch and docking of another to the station Saturday, July 27.
The ISS Progress 50 resupply ship currently moored to the space station's Pirs docking compartment will undock at 4:43 p.m. EDT Thursday. Progress 50 arrived at the station in February, and will depart filled with trash and then burn up during reentry over the Pacific Ocean. NASA TV coverage of undocking will begin at 4:30 p.m.
Progress 52's expedited four-orbit, six-hour trip to the station will result in rendezvous and docking at 10:26 p.m. NASA TV coverage of rendezvous and docking will begin at 9:45 p.m.
For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video information, visit:Â http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
For more about the International Space Station, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/station
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