HOUSTON – The crew aboard the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies from a Russian Progress spacecraft due to dock with the station on Friday, Jan. 19. NASA Television will broadcast the arrival live.

After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Jan. 17, the Progress 24 spacecraft is scheduled to dock to the station about 10 p.m. CST, Jan. 19. Live coverage of the docking begins at 9 p.m.

The Progress will bring more than two tons of supplies to the Expedition 14 crew. Currently aboard the station are Commander Mike Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineers Mikhail Tyurin and Suni Williams. Lopez-Alegria and Tyurin have been aboard the station for four months. Williams joined them in December to begin a six-month stay in orbit.

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