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SpX-16 ARRIVAL AT ISS, Dec 8, 2018, Earth orbit, 6:00 am ET (NASA TV begins 4:30 am ET)

Update, December 4:  The launch has been delayed by one day to give NASA time to replace moldy food bars for the mice that are travelling up to ISS on this flight.   The launch now is on December 5 at 1:16 pm ET.   If it launches then, arrival at the ISS is scheduled for Saturday, December 8, about 6:00 am ET.  NASA TV coverage begins 4:30 am ET.

Original Entry: The SpaceX-16 (SpX-16) cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) will arrive at the ISS about 6:00 am ET on December 6 if launch takes place as scheduled on December 4.  NASA TV coverage of arrival begins at 4:30 am ET.

The spacecraft will be grappled by the robotic Canadarm2 at 6:00 am ET and installed onto a docking port at 7:30 am ET.  It will remain there for 5 weeks, returning to Earth on January 13, 2019.


December 8, 2018
4:30 am - 11:00 pm