MEDIA ADVISORY: M11-174
NASA TELEVISION TO AIR SPACE STATION CARGO SHIP ARRIVAL
HOUSTON -- NASA Television will provide live coverage as a Russian
Progress cargo spacecraft arrives at the International Space Station
at 9:38 a.m. CDT on Friday, Aug. 26.
NASA TV coverage will begin at 9 a.m., in lieu of the day's "ISS
Update" program. The unpiloted Progress 44 spacecraft will
automatically dock to the rear port of the station's Zvezda service
The cargo ship will carry three tons of food, fuel and other supplies
for the six crew members, Expedition 28 Commander Andrey Borisenko
and Flight Engineers Ron Garan, Mike Fossum, Satoshi Furukawa,
Alexander Samokutyaev and Sergei Volkov.
It will be launched at 8 a.m. (7 p.m. Baikonur time) on Wednesday,
Aug. 24, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA TV will not
air the launch live, but will show replays during the regularly
scheduled 10 a.m. "ISS Update" program.
For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video information, visit:http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
For information about the International Space Station, visit:http://www.nasa.gov/station