The International Space Station and its crew of six will get a massive care package from Earth Saturday (Oct. 17) and NASA TV will have the live coverage.
The ISS as seen from the Space Shuttle in March 2009. (NASA Photo)
The Russian ISS Progress 35 cargo ship, filled with more than two tons? of supplies, is set to reach the ISS at 8:41 p.m. CDT on Saturday. NASA Television’s coverage of event will start at 8:15 p.m. CDT.
Progress 35 is set to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Weds., Oct. 14, at 8:14 p.m. local time. There will be no television coverage of the launch.?
?Expedition 21 Commander Frank De Winne and Flight Engineers Jeff Williams, Nicole Stott, Roman Romanenko, Max Suraev and Bob Thirsk will observe the event from aboard the station as the unpiloted craft automatically docks to the station’s Pirs Docking Compartment.?
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