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Start of Expedition 59

Beginning March 2019; will transition to Expedition 60 on June 25, 2019

First Part

Transferring from Expedition 58

Oleg Kononenko, Roscosmos
     | Commander
Anne McClain, NASA
     Flight Engineer
David Saint-Jacques, CSA
     Flight Engineer

Launched: Dec. 3, 2018, aboard Soyuz MS-11
Expected landing: June 25, 2019

Second Part

Docking March 15, 2019

Aleksey Ovchinin, Roscosmos
     | Flight Engineer
Nick Hague, NASA
     | Flight Engineer
Christina Koch, NASA
     Flight Engineer

Launching: March 14, 2019 aboard Soyuz MS-12
Expected landing: Oct. 3, 2019

Editor’s note: This event has passed. More details about Expedition 59 can be found by clicking the link below.

Earlier Event: March 14
Soyuz MS-12 launch, docking
Later Event: March 22