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Christopher K.
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ISS Expedition 63

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Tomorrow at 11:30am, NASA-TV will replay the interaction between the crew members (Cassidy, Ivanishin and Vagner) and the media that took place at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center. The signia for the Expedition is quite lovely...
https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/file ... -001_0.jpg

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Re: ISS Expedition 63

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NASA-TV has been rotating a series reminding us that the ISS is a very special science lab for a variety of fields, and has been since its first Expedition in 2000.

Here is the upcoming schedule for "ISS Benefits for Humanity"...
Episode 1 = Saturday 28 March at 1am, 2:30pm
Episode 2 = Saturday 28 March at 11:30am
Episode 3 = Saturday 28 March at 11pm
Episode 3 = Sunday 29 March at 4:30am, 11:30am, 5pm
Episode 4 = Friday 27 March at 12am, 4:30am, 8am, 10:30am, 4pm, 10pm
Episode 4 = Sunday 29 March at 6am, 10:30am, 6:30pm
All times are Central Daylight.

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Re: ISS Expedition 63

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Tomorrow at 3pm CDT, NASA-TV Media will rebroadcast footage of the Soyuz MS-16 rollout to the launch pad at the Baikonaur Cosmodrome. The footage will also include interviews of the crew conducted at the launch pad. A news conference will be rebroadcast on Wednesday 8 April at 10am CDT.

The launch is scheduled for 3:05am CDT on Thursday April 9. NASA-TV will begin carrying coverage at 2am CDT. Cassidy, Ivanishin and Vagner will be on board the craft. Later at 6am CDT, NASA-TV Media will reshow the launch. Docking is scheduled to occur at 9:15am CDT; NASA-TV will begin live coverage at 8:30am CDT. At 11am CDT NASA goes live again, to await the hatch opening scheduled for 11:30am CDT. Replays of the docking and hatch opening will be broadcast on NASA Media at 2pm CDT.

More information:
https://tass.com/science/1132747

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Re: ISS Expedition 63

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The Dragon DM-2 is slated to undock from the ISS at 6:34pm CDT. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are waiting for the next step in their return home. Splashdown should be at 1:48pm CDT tomorrow. Checks for leaks are currently being conducted.

More information:
https://blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/202 ... ew-dragon/

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