HOUSTON – A cargo ship with more than two tons of supplies for the International Space Station will launch Friday night from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Expedition 15 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and flight engineers Oleg Kotov and Suni Williams will receive the shipment of food, fuel and supplies on Tuesday, May 15.

NASA TV will not broadcast the launch of the unpiloted Progress 25 spacecraft but will broadcast its arrival at the International Space Station. NASA TV coverage will begin at 11:30 p.m. CDT, May 14. The Progress is scheduled to dock automatically to the Zvezda Service Module of the station at 12:10 a.m.

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