Crew: Expedition 56

Began June 3, 2018; will transition to Expedition 57 on Oct. 4, 2018

First Part

Transferred from Expedition 55

Drew Feustel, NASA
     Commander
Ricky Arnold, NASA
     Flight Engineer
Oleg Artemyev, Roscosmos
     Flight Engineer

Launched: March 21, 2018, aboard Soyuz MS-08
Expected landing: Oct. 4, 2018

Second Part

Docked June 8, 2018

Sergey Prokopyev, Roscosmos
     Flight Engineer
Serena Aunon-Chancellor, NASA
     Flight Engineer
Alexander Gerst, ESA
     Flight Engineer

Launched: June 6, 2018, aboard Soyuz MS-09
Expected landing: Dec. 13, 2018

 
  The Expedition 56 crew.   Front row, from left to right: Drew Feustel and Alexander Gerst. Back row, from left to right: Oleg Artemyev, Ricky Arnold, Sergey Prokopyev and Serena Aunon-Chancellor.

The Expedition 56 crew. Front row, from left to right: Drew Feustel and Alexander Gerst. Back row, from left to right: Oleg Artemyev, Ricky Arnold, Sergey Prokopyev and Serena Aunon-Chancellor.


Currently docked and berthed spacecraft

Russian orbital segment

Zvezda aft

Spacecraft: Progress MS-08
Arrival: Feb. 15, 2018
Planned departure: Aug. 21, 2018

 

Poisk zenith

Spacecraft: Soyuz MS-08
Arrival: March 23, 2018
Planned departure: Oct. 4, 2018

 

Pirs nadir

Spacecraft: Progress MS-09
Arrival: July 10, 2018
Planned departure: Dec. 23, 2018

 

Rassvet nadir

Spacecraft: Soyuz MS-09
Arrival: June 8, 2018
Planned departure: Dec. 13, 2018

 

US orbital segment

Unity nadir

Unoccupied

 

Harmony zenith

Unoccupied

 

Harmony nadir

Spacecraft: CRS-15 Dragon
Arrival: July 2, 2018
Planned departure: Aug. 2, 2018

 

Harmony forward

Unoccupied

 

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