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DOCKING! Progress 79 at space station

The uncrewed Progress 79 cargo ship approaches the International Space Station's Zvezda service module during docking operations in orbit on Oct. 29, 2021.

The uncrewed Progress 79 cargo ship approaches the International Space Station’s Zvezda service module throughout docking operations in orbit on Oct. 29, 2021. (Image credit score: NASA TV)

Progress 79 has successfully docked at the International Space Station, linking up with the orbiting lab’s Russian-built Zvezda service module at 9:31 p.m. EDT (0131 GMT) as the 2 ships sailed 258 miles over Argentina, simply south of Buenos Aires. 

“It doesn’t get much smoother than that,” NASA spokesperson Rob Navias mentioned of the docking throughout reside commentary. “A flawless ride from the launch pad at Baikonur to docking at the International Space Station.”

That will wrap our protection of Roscosmos’ Progress 79 cargo ship docking on the International Space Station. Stay tuned for extra updates from the station as they arrive up!

Progress 79 on remaining strategy to ISS

The Progress 79 cargo ship is now on remaining strategy to its docking port on the Zvezda service module of the International Space Station. 

The berth is on the aft finish of the station’s Russian section. 

Progress 79 flyaround underway

Progress 79 is now flying across the International Space Station to succeed in a degree about 150 meters from the station’s Russian-built Zvezda service module, its vacation spot for right this moment’s cargo supply. 

Docking nonetheless set for 9:34 pm EDT (0134 GMT). 

Progress 79 in sight of space station

The Russian cargo ship Progress 79 is visible is a small object at the left in this video still from a camera on the International Space Station during its docking approach on Oct. 29, 2021.

The Russian cargo ship Progress 79 is seen on this video nonetheless from a digital camera on the International Space Station throughout its docking strategy on Oct. 29, 2021.  (Image credit score: NASA TV)

Progress 79 is now lower than 1 kilometers from the International Space Station because it nears the space station. Cameras on the station are exhibiting gorgeous views of the approaching spacecraft.

Today’s docking strategy is on monitor with no points. 

The Russian cargo ship Progress 79 is visible is a small object at the left in this video still from a camera on the International Space Station during its docking approach on Oct. 29, 2021.

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NASA livestream underway for Progress 79 docking

NASA’s webcast for tonight’s Progress 79 cargo ship docking on the International Space Station has start. 

The Russian constructed Progress 79 cargo ship will dock on the Zvezda service module on the space station at 9:34 p.m. EDT (0134 GMT). The spacecraft is carrying greater than 5,600 kilos of provides and equipment — 2.8 tons in all —  for the station’s seven-astronaut crew. 

You can watch the docking reside above on the high of this web page. 

Progress 79 is at present about 7 kilometers away from the space station because it approaches  a flyaround level to succeed in its docking port.  

Progress 79 cargo ship to dock tonight

The uncrewed Russian cargo ship Progress 79, which launched into orbit late Wednesday (Oct. 27), is because of dock on the International Space Station tonight and you’ll watch it reside right here. 

Progress 79, which is hauling practically 3 tons of meals, clothes, propellant and different provides, will hyperlink as much as the station’s Russian-built Zvezda service module at 9:34 p.m. EDT (0134 GMT). NASA’s reside webcast of the rendezvous will start at 8:45 p.m. EDT (0045 GMT)

You can watch the occasions reside within the window on the high of this web page. At 10 p.m. EDT (0200 GMT), NASA and SpaceX may also conduct a launch readiness evaluate press convention for the Crew-3 SpaceX astronaut mission, because of launch on Oct. 31. 

Progress 79 launches to space station

A Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying the uncrewed Progress 79 cargo ship launches into orbit from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan within the pre-dawn hours of Oct. 28, 2021 (late Oct. 27 EDT).  (Image credit score: Glavkosmos/Roscosmos)

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos successfully launched the Progress 79 cargo ship to the International Space Station tonight at 8 p.m. EDT (0000 GMT) from Pad 6 of Site 31 at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It was 5 a.m. native time on the launch web site. 

NASA spokesman Rob Navias mentioned throughout reside commentary that the Soyuz 2.1a rocket’s liftoff was a “perfect launch.”

The Progress 79 cargo ship is now making its uncrewed flight to the station, the place it can dock late Friday evening on the aft finish of the station’s Russian-built Zvezda service module. 

Docking is about for 9:34 p.m. EDT, Friday, Oct. 29 (0134 GMT Saturday, Oct. 30).

Russian Progress 79 cargo ship able to launch

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying the Progress 79 cargo ship stands poised to launch toward the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on Oct. 27, 2021.

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A Russian Soyuz rocket is poised to launch a brand new Progress cargo ship to the International Space Station tonight and you’ll watch it reside right here on the high of this web page. 

The Progress 79 cargo ship will launch about 3 tons of provides to the space station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The ship will dock on the station on Friday, Oct. 29. 

You can watch the launch reside above, or from our launch preview page here

Progress 78 efficiently docks at Nauka

The uncrewed Progress 78 cargo resupply ship has efficiently docked with the Russian Multipurpose Laboratory module, or Nauka, practically 29 hours after undocking from Russia’s Poisk module. The time of seize was 12:21 a.m. EDT (0421 GMT).

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Watch Progress 78 dock with the space station

Russia’s Progress 78 cargo resupply spacecraft efficiently undocked from the space station’s Poisk module late Wednesday (Oct. 20) and is at present scheduled to dock on the Nauka module at 12:24 a.m. EDT (0424 GMT) on Friday (Oct. 22). You can watch a reside webcast of the docking within the window above. 

Read the total story: Russian cargo ship moves to new parking spot at space station

That’s a wrap!

Russian actress Yulia Peresild and producer Klim Shipenko landed with cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy Sunday (Oct. 17) at 12:35 a.m. EDT (0435 GMT or 10:35 a.m. native time) on the steppe of Kazakhstan. Read the full story

Soyuz undocking full

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Cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky, actor Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko are on their way again to Earth after undocking from the International Space Station of their Soyuz spacecraft.

NASA TV’s reside protection of the deorbit burn and touchdown will resume tonight (Oct. 16) at 11:15 p.m. EDT (0315 GMT); the touchdown in Kazakhstan is scheduled for roughly 12:36 a.m. (0436 GMT; 10:36 a.m. Kazakhstan time) on Sunday, Oct. 17.

It’s touchdown day!

The 10 folks residing and dealing on the International Space Station share dinner in {a photograph} shared by cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky on Oct. 14, 2021. (Image credit score: Roscosmos/NASA)

It’s touchdown day! Cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky, who’s wrapping up a six-month keep in space, and a Russian actor Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko, who’ve spent lower than two weeks in orbit, are headed again to Earth.

If you are considering of tuning in, try our full guide to today’s landing webcasts.

The trio will say their goodbyes at about 4:15 p.m. EDT (2015 GMT) earlier than climbing into the Soyuz MS-18 capsule, which is able to undock from Russia’s Nauka module of the International Space Station on Saturday (Oct. 16) at 9:14 p.m. EDT (0114 GMT on Oct. 17) for the journey house.

The capsule, slowed by parachutes, will land in Kazakhstan on Sunday (Oct. 17) at 12:36 a.m. EDT (0436 GMT; 10:36 a.m. native time).

NASA TV and Space.com will provide reside protection of all three milestones, so keep tuned!

Megan McArthur shares gorgeous Earth timelapse

Lightning storms, auroras and metropolis lights glow throughout planet Earth on this beautiful new timelapse video captured by NASA astronaut Megan McArther on the International Space Station. 

“Friday Night Lightning!” McArthur tweeted. “Checkout this time lapse taken over Africa from our cupola. In addition to thunderstorms, you can see city lights, the Milky Way, satellites, and even a bit of aurora at the end.” 

Russian movie crew boards space station

Russian actress Yulia Peresild and producer-director Klim Shipenko have entered the International Space Station with their cosmonaut information Anton Shkaplerov to start their 12-day film shoot in orbit.

The trio entered the station’s Rassvet module at about 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT), jus about 6 hours after launching into orbit on their Soyuz rocket. They joined seven different crewmembers already aboard the station, together with Expedition 65 cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy, who will seem within the movie Peresild and Shipenko are taking pictures. It’s referred to as “The Challenge,” with Peresild portraying a surgeon despatched into orbit to assist a cosmonaut (Novitskiy) in medical misery. 

“I still feel that it’s all a dream and I’m still asleep,” Peresild, 37, informed Russia’s Channel One throughout a welcome ceremony on the station. 

Shipenko agreed. 

“Yes, it’s almost impossible to think that this all came to reality,” the 38-year-old director mentioned.

During the welcome ceremony, Peresild obtained a congratulatory name from Valentina Tereshkova, who turned the primary girl in space in 1963 on the Vostok 6 mission. 

“It was extremely emotional for everyone, from sadness to happiness,” Tereshkova mentioned of the launch in Russian, which was translated on NASA TV. “We’re very proud of you,” she added, saying she had just one want for the crew.

“Everything should go nominal, that’s our best wish,” Tereshkova mentioned. “We want all your dreams to come true and we’ll be waiting for you back here on Earth.”

Hatch Opening Underway

Astronauts on the International Space Station are actually working to open the hatches between the station and the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft, permitting the Russian movie crew to enter the orbiting lab.

Space station hatch opening delayed

Russian mission management officers have informed the station and Soyuz crews that hatch opening will happen in about an hour, a bit later than deliberate.

We’re awaiting a brand new hatch opening goal time from NASA.

Russian movie crew to enter space station

The Russian movie crew that launched to the International Space Station right this moment on a Soyuz spacecraft is making ready to enter the orbiting laboratory for the primary time. Hatches between the space station and their Soyuz MS-19 are because of be opened at 10:05 a.m. EDT (1405 GMT). 

You can watch the hatch opening and a welcome ceremony reside within the NASA TV video feed on the high of this web page.

Amazing views of Soyuz docking with Russian movie crew

Today’s profitable docking of a Russian movie crew on the International Space Station had some star high quality of its personal. As the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying Russian actress Yulia Peresild, director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov neared the station, a digital camera on the orbiting lab captured spectacular views of the approaching spacecraft. 

Check out the views within the video above!

Docking! Soyuz delivers Russian movie crew to space station

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The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying Russian actress Yulia Peresild, producer-director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov approaches the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021 in this still from station cameras captured during docking operations.

The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying Russian actress Yulia Peresild, producer-director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov approaches the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021 on this nonetheless from station cameras captured throughout docking operations. (Image credit score: NASA TV)
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The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying Russian actress Yulia Peresild, producer-director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov approaches the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021 in this still from station cameras captured during docking operations.

The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying Russian actress Yulia Peresild, producer-director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov approaches the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021 on this nonetheless from station cameras captured throughout docking operations. (Image credit score: NASA TV)
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The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying Russian actress Yulia Peresild, producer-director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov approaches the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021 in this still from station cameras captured during docking operations.

The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying Russian actress Yulia Peresild, producer-director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov approaches the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021 on this nonetheless from station cameras captured throughout docking operations. (Image credit score: NASA TV)

The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying a Russian actress and her producer/director has efficiently docked on the International Space Station. It linked up with a port on the station’s Rassvet module at 8:22 a.m. EDT (1222 GMT), about 10 minutes later than deliberate after communications points pressured cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov to take handbook management of the Soyuz for the docking. 

Despite the communications challenge, Shklaperov docked the Soyuz at its port to ship Russian actress Yulia Peresild and producer-director Klim Shipenko to the station. The duo will movie scenes for an upcoming space movie referred to as “The Challenge,” with Peresild portraying a surgeon launched into space to assist an ailing cosmonaut, to be portrayed by cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy, who’s already aboard the space station.

“So the Soyuz MS-19’s safely at port, and a Russian actress and her producer-director are on set at the International Space Station for 12 days of movie making,” NASA spokesperson Rob Navias mentioned throughout reside commentary.

Peresild, Shipenko and Shklaperov will enter the space station at 10:05 a.m. EDT (1405 GMT) when the hatches are because of open between the Soyuz and station. NASA’s reside protection will resume at 9:30 a.m. EDT (1330 GMT). 

Live docking protection has begun

NASA’s webcast for right this moment’s Soyuz docking on the International Space Station has begun. The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft will dock its Russian movie crew and cosmonaut commander on the station at 8:12 a.m. EDT (1212 GMT).

Soyuz reaches orbit with Russian movie crew

A view of Earth from Russia’s Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft after it reached orbit with a movie crew on a mission to the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021. (Image credit score: NASA TV)

Spacecraft separation! The Soyuz spacecraft carrying cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov, actress Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko has successfully reached orbit after separating from its third stage and deploying solar arrays. 

‘We’re feeling nice, every thing’s working nominally’ Soyuz commander Shklaperov experiences.

The three space vacationers are on a two-orbit journey to the International Space Station and can arrive at 8:12 a.m. EDT (1212 GMT). NASA’s docking protection will start at 7:30 a.m. EDT (1130 GMT). You can watch that within the window on the high of this web page at begin time.

LIFTOFF! Russian movie crew launches to space station

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A Russian Soyuz rocket and Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft launch a film crew toward the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on Oct. 5, 2021.

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A Russian Soyuz rocket and Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft launch a film crew toward the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on Oct. 5, 2021.

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A Russian Soyuz rocket and Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft launch a film crew toward the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on Oct. 5, 2021.

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Liftoff! The Soyuz rocket carrying a Russian movie crew to the International Space Station lifted off on time at 4:55 a.m. EDT (0855 GMT). 

Russian movie crew earlier than launch

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NASA TV still images from the pre-launch activities of the Soyuz MS-18 launch to the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021.

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Yulia Peresild inside the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft.

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NASA TV still images from the pre-launch activities of the Soyuz MS-18 launch to the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021.

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NASA TV still images from the pre-launch activities of the Soyuz MS-18 launch to the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021.

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NASA TV still images from the pre-launch activities of the Soyuz MS-18 launch to the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021.

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NASA TV still images from the pre-launch activities of the Soyuz MS-18 launch to the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021.

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NASA TV still images from the pre-launch activities of the Soyuz MS-18 launch to the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021.

The zero-g indicators for the launch. (Image credit score: NASA TV)

Here are a couple of views of the Soyuz MS-18 crew taken within the hours earlier than launch. NASA TV is showcasing their pre-flight actions with a sequence of video clips as we close to the T-10 minute mark for launch. 

Russia launching movie crew to International Space Station

Actor Yulia Peresild (left), cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov (middle) and director Klim Shipenko (proper) are scheduled to launch towards the International Space Station on Oct. 5, 2021. (Image credit score: Roscosmos by way of Twitter)

Russia is counting all the way down to launching the world’s first movie crew to the International Space Station on a Soyuz spacecraft. Liftoff is about for 4:55 a.m. EDT (0855 GMT) from Launch Site 31 at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. 

The Soyuz is carrying Russian actress Yulia Perselid and director Klim Shipenko alongside veteran cosmonaut Anton Shklaperov. Perselid and Shipenko will spend 12 days in space filming scenes for a characteristic movie referred to as “The Challenge” whereas Shklaperov will start a months-long keep on the space station. 

The trio are at present tucked inside their Soyuz spacecraft and rocket as they await launch. 

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