NASA Television to Cover Space Station Cargo Launch, Docking

Russia’s ISS Progress 75 cargo craft, seen departing from the International Space Station April 27, 2021 after undocking from the Zvezda service module’s aft port, where it stayed for just over a year. The trash-filled spacecraft reentered Earth’s atmosphere above the South Pacific for a fiery but safe demise a day later. (Credit: NASA)

HOUSTON (NASA PR) — 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. Coverage will begin at 11 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 14.

Launch of the unpiloted Russian Progress 80 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan is scheduled for 11:25 p.m. (9:25 a.m. on Feb. 15 Baikonur time).

NASA TV coverage of the spacecraft’s rendezvous and docking at the space station will begin at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17. The cargo spacecraft is set to link up to the Pirs docking compartment on the Russian segment at 2:06 a.m. The Russian space agency Roscosmos will determine a departure date for Progress 80.

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