Status Report

NASA Provides Coverage of Space Station Docking

By SpaceRef Editor
June 5, 2003
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NASA Provides Coverage of Space Station Docking

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the
docking of an unmanned Russian Progress resupply ship to the
International Space Station on Wednesday, June 11. Coverage
begins at 6:30 a.m. EDT; docking is at approximately 7:17
a.m. EDT.

The Progress is scheduled to launch June 8 from the Baikonur
Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It will carry approximately 5,300
pounds of food, fuel, water and other supplies for the
Expedition 7 crew. Expedition 7 Commander Yuri Malenchenko
and Flight Engineer/NASA International Space Station Science
Officer Ed Lu arrived on Station April 28 for a six-month
mission. This will be the 11th Progress flight to the Space

NASA TV will provide any available downlink TV from the
Progress and the Station during final approach for the
craft’s linkup to the Pirs docking compartment. There will be
no NASA TV coverage of the Progress launch, but a written
status report will be issued after the craft reaches orbit.

NASA TV is broadcast on AMC-2, Transponder 9C at 85 degrees
West longitude, vertical polarization, with a frequency of
3880 MHz, and audio of 6.8 MHz.

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