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NASA TV TO SHOW ARRIVAL OF ISS SUPPLY SHIP



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Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington                      Sept. 6, 2005
(Phone 202/358-3749)

James Hartsfield
Johnson Space Center, Houston
(Phone 281/483-5111)


NASA TV BROADCASTS ARRIVAL OF SPACE STATION RESUPPLY SHIP

     The 19th Progress supply spacecraft to the 
International Space Station docks to the Zvezda module at 
10:50 a.m. EDT, Sept. 10. NASA TV docking coverage starts at 
9:30 a.m. EDT.

The ship will deliver more than 5000 pounds of food, water, 
oxygen, spare parts and other supplies. Aboard the Station, 
Expedition 11 Commander Sergei Krikalev and NASA Flight 
Engineer and Science Officer John Phillips are in the fifth 
month of a six -month mission.

For continental North America, NASA TV is carried on an 
MPEG-2 digital signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72 
degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical 
polarization. Beginning October 1, it will be available in 
Alaska and Hawaii on an MPEG-2 digital signal accessed via 
satellite AMC-7, transponder 18C, 137 degrees west 
longitude, 4060 MHz, vertical polarization. A Digital Video 
Broadcast compliant Integrated Receiver Decoder is required 
for reception. Through September 30, it's available in 
Alaska and Hawaii in analog on AMC-7, at 137 degrees west 
longitude, transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, horizontal 
polarization.

For information about NASA TV, including complete digital 
downlink information, visit: 

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

For information about NASA and other agency programs on the 
Web, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/home

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