Busy July 20 at NASA TV

(Above photo credit: NASA/MatthewSkeins)

In 1969, the US beat Russia to the moon. Fifty years later, a US astronaut flies aboard a Russian rocket on the latest space mission.

Tomorrow, July 20, NASA TV will alternate between celebrating the 50th anniversary of man’s first moon landing and live coverage of three modern astronauts – from Russia, Europe and the US — blasting off and arriving at the International Space Station via Soyuz MS-13.

Here’s a partial schedule, all times ET:

11:30 am

Soyuz MS-13 launch coverage

4:02  pm

CBS’ coverage of Apollo 11 landing on the moon, at the exact time it occurred in 1969

6 pm

Soyuz MS-13 docking coverage

8 pm

Soyuz MS-13 arrival coverage

Astronauts who will be aboard Soyuz-13, July 20, 2019: Drew Morgan of NASA, Alexander Skvortsov of Russian space agency Roscosmos and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency. Photo credit:: Roscosmos/Andrey Shelepin

10:38  pm

CBS’ coverage of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon, at the exact time it occurred in 1969

How to watch

You can stream NASA TV free at nasa.gov/nasatv, nasa.gov/nasalive, TwitterPeriscopeYouTube, FacebookUStream or right here:

For a complete NASA TV schedule, visit nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/schedule.html.

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