From: NASA HQ
Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2010
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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