Expedition 59

Expedition 59

Expedition 59 began March 15, 2019, and will continue until June 2019. According to NASA, the Expedition 59 crew, which consists of NASA astronauts Anne McClain, Nick Hague and Christina Koch; Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Aleksey Ovchinin; and Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, will perform dozens of experiments in areas ranging research on the human body, research on regolith simulants, test free-flying robots inside the station and study the complex dynamics of the Earth’s atmospheric carbon cycle. Additionally, several spacewalks will be performed to upgrade the outpost.

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