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NASA TV Covers Arrival of Resupply Ship to ISS



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468
> April 20, 2006
>
> Joe Pally
> Headquarters, Washington
> (202) 358-7239
>
> Rob Navias
> Johnson Space Center, Houston
> (281) 483-5111
>
>
>
> NASA TV COVERS ARRIVAL OF RESUPPLY SHIP TO SPACE STATION
>
> The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new 
> shipment of food, fuel and supplies on April 26, and NASA TV will 
> broadcast its arrival live.
>
> Aboard the station, Expedition 13 Commander Pavel Vinogradov and 
> Flight Engineer and NASA Science Officer Jeff Williams have settled 
> in for six months in space. They will stand by as the Progress 
> resupply craft automatically docks to the aft port of the Zvezda 
> Service Module at approximately 1:52 p.m. EDT on April 26. NASA TV 
> coverage of the arrival starts at 1 p.m. EDT.
>
> The cargo ship will bring two-and-one-half tons of supplies for 
> Vinogradov and Williams. It will launch at 12:03 p.m. EDT April 24 
> from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA TV will not 
> broadcast the launch. A NASA International Space Station status 
> report will be issued following the launch.
>
> This will be the 21st Progress cargo craft to launch to the station. 
> The previous Progress is attached to the station's Pirs Docking 
> Compartment and will remain there until it is jettisoned in June. For 
> more about the International Space Station, visit:
>
> http://www.nasa.gov/station
>
> NASA TV's Public, Education and Media channels are available on an 
> MPEG-2 digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72 
> degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical 
> polarization. In Alaska and Hawaii, they're on AMC-7 at 137 degrees 
> west longitude, transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, horizontal 
> polarization. For digital downlink information and links to streaming 
> video, visit:
>
> http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
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