Touring roughly 260 miles over the Yellow Sea east of Shanghai, the automated Russian Progress 74 cargo resupply spacecraft docked at 5:35 a.m. EST to the Pirs docking compartment on the Russian phase of the Worldwide House Station.
It’s the second resupply spacecraft to reach for the six crew members aboard the house station in as many days. The Expedition 61 crew welcomed SpaceX’s cargo Dragon spacecraft early Sunday morning.
The Worldwide House Station is a stepping stone for NASA’s Artemis program that may land the primary lady and subsequent man on the Moon. As the one place for conducting long-duration analysis on how residing in microgravity impacts residing organisms in addition to testing applied sciences to permit people to work on the Moon, the house station serves as a novel asset within the effort set up a sustainable presence on the Moon and put together for missions to Mars.
At 9 a.m., NASA Tv and the company’s web site will broadcast a particular occasion with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine as he discusses the standing of the company’s Artemis program, highlights the completion of the core stage for NASA’s House Launch System (SLS) rocket that may assist energy the primary Artemis mission to the Moon, and takes half in a question-and-answer session from NASA’s Michoud Meeting Facility in New Orleans.