Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman, Páolo Néspoli, Alexander Kaleri, Oleg Skripochka and Dmitry Kondratyev will be standing by as the 41st unpiloted Russian Progress resupply craft automatically berths to the Pirs docking compartment at . NASA TV coverage of the new Progress' arrival at the station will begin at
The cargo ship is carrying three tons of supplies for the six crew members. It is scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in
at on Thursday, Jan. 27 ( Baikonur time on Jan. 28). NASA TV will not provide coverage of the launch. Kazakhstan
The shipment is set to arrive on the heels of the Jan. 27 rendezvous and arrival of the Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle 2 developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The European Space Agency's Automated Transfer Vehicle, Johannes Kepler, that is carrying additional supplies for the station is set to launch Feb. 15 on an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou,
For more information about these three upcoming cargo missions for the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/ntv.
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