Russian Cargo Craft Launching Live on NASA TV Friday Morning

Russia's Progress 74 cargo rocket stands at its launch pad
Russia’s Progress 74 cargo rocket stands at its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Credit: Roscosmos

NASA Television will provide live launch coverage of a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft carrying almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies for the Expedition 61 crew aboard the International Space Station. Watch live on NASA TV and the agency’s website beginning at 4:15 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 6.

The Progress 74 spacecraft is scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:34 a.m. (2:34 p.m. Baikonur time).

The spacecraft is expected to dock to the Pirs compartment on the station’s Russian segment at 5:38 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9 and remain at the station for more than seven months.

Learn more about space station activities by following @space_station and @ISS_Research on Twitter as well as the ISS Facebook and ISS Instagram accounts.

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