Watch New Expedition 50 Trio Dock Today

Expedition 50 Crew Members
From left are Expedition 50 crew members Peggy Whitson of NASA, Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA. Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Three new crew members are set to dock to the International Space Station Saturday at 5:01 p.m. EST. Live coverage of the docking and arrival will begin at 4:15 p.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) launched in their Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft at 3:20 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 (2:20 a.m. Baikonur time, Nov. 18).

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Below is the docking timeline in EST:

Saturday, Nov. 19

4:15 p.m.         NASA TV: Docking coverage begins
5:01 p.m.         Scheduled time for docking to the Rassvet module
7:35 p.m.         Hatches scheduled to open

2 thoughts on “Watch New Expedition 50 Trio Dock Today”

  1. I wish for nasa to also bring the target times in gmt, because a lot of people will want to follow these programs in europe too. Thanks!

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