Beginning at 6:15 p.m. EDT today, NASA Television will provide live coverage of the docking of a Russian Progress spacecraft carrying more than three tons of food, fuel and supplies for the Expedition 45 crew aboard the International Space Station.
ISS Progress 61 is on track to complete a four-orbit rendezvous, and is scheduled to automatically link up to the rear port of the Zvezda service module at 6:54 p.m. The Expedition 45 crew will monitor key events during the spacecraft’s automated rendezvous and docking.
Watch the docking live on NASA TV or at https://www.nasa.gov/nasatv.
Launch of ISS Progress 61 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan occurred at 12:49 p.m. today (10:49 p.m. local time in Baikonur).
The spacecraft will remain docked to the station for two months.