NASA Television to Cover International Space Station Cargo Ship Launch, Docking

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An unpiloted Russian Progress cargo craft is scheduled to deliver supplies to the ISS on June 16.
An unpiloted Russian Progress cargo craft is scheduled to deliver almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station on June 16.

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of a Russian cargo spacecraft delivering almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the International Space Station beginning at 5 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 14.

Launch of the unpiloted Russian Progress 67 is scheduled for 5:20 a.m. Wednesday (3:20 p.m. Baikonur time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

The spacecraft is set to dock to the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module at 7:42 a.m. on Friday, June 16. NASA TV coverage of rendezvous and docking will begin at 7 a.m. Progress 67 will remain docked at the station for almost six months before departing in December for its deorbit into the Earth’s atmosphere.

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