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Submitted by Arthur - N1ORC

Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington               June 20, 2002
(Phone: 202/358-1726)

Eileen Hawley
Johnson Space Center, Houston
(Phone: 281/483-5111)



SPACE STATION RESUPPLY-SHIP ACTIVITIES CARRIED LIVE ON NASA 
TELEVISION

     The undocking of a Russian Progress supply spacecraft 
from the International Space Station and the arrival of a new 
Progress ship will be covered live June 25 and June 29 on 
NASA Television.

The Progress 7, which delivered supplies to the station 
several months ago, will undock from the Zvezda service 
module's aft docking port at around 3 a.m. EDT on June 25. 
Coverage of the undocking and available television through 
Russian ground stations will begin on NASA TV at 2:30 a.m. 
EDT.

On June 26, the new Progress 8 supply vehicle will be 
launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a 
three-day ride to the orbiting research laboratory. There 
will be no coverage of the launch on NASA TV.

On Saturday, June 29, Progress 8 will link up to the Zvezda 
module at around 2:20 a.m. EDT. Commentary and coverage will 
begin on NASA TV at 2 a.m. EDT.

NASA TV can be found on GE-2, Transponder 9C, vertical 
polarization at 85 degrees West longitude, 3880 MHz, with 
audio at 6.8 MHz.

Additional information is available on the Internet at:

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov

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EXPEDITION FIVE TOPIC OF TUESDAY BRIEFING
 
     A status briefing on the work being conducted aboard the 
International Space Station by the Expedition Five crew is 
scheduled for 3 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 25, at the NASA 
Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston.
 
Expedition Five Commander Valery Korzun and Flight Engineers 
Peggy Whitson and Sergei Treschev are in their third week 
aboard the international outpost, beginning extensive 
scientific research and preparing for the arrival of a new 
Russian Progress supply spacecraft on June 29.
 
Panelists for the briefing include:
*  Rick La Brode, International Space Station Lead Stage 
Flight Director, JSC
*  Dianne Murphy, Expedition Five Increment Manager, JSC
*  Vic Cooley, Expedition Five Increment Scientist, JSC
 
The briefing, which will be broadcast on NASA Television, 
will be available for multi-center questions and answers from 
reporters at participating agency field centers.
        
NASA TV can be found on GE-2, Transponder 9C, vertical 
polarization at 85 degrees West longitude, 3880 MHz, with 
audio at 6.8 MHz.
 
More information about the International Space Station and 
Expedition Five is available on the Internet at:
 
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov
 
                           -end-
                            

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