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Start of Expedition 61
Oct
3
7:36 AM07:36

Start of Expedition 61

Beginning Oct. 3, 2019; expected to transition to Expedition 62 on Feb. 6, 2020

First Part

Docked July 6, 2019

Luca Parmitano, ESA
     Commander
Aleksandr Skvortsov
, Roscosmos
     | Flight Engineer
Christina Koch*, NASA
     Flight Engineer

Launched: July 20, 2019, aboard Soyuz MS-13
Expected landing: Feb. 6, 2020

Second Part

Docking Sept. 25, 2019

Oleg Skripochka, Roscosmos
     | Flight Engineer
Drew Morgan**, NASA
     Flight Engineer
Jessica Meir, NASA
     Flight Engineer

Launching: Sept. 25, 2019, aboard Soyuz MS-15
Expected landing: April 1, 2020

* Koch flew into space March 14, 2019, aboard Soyuz MS-12 and should land with the Soyuz MS-13 crew in February 2020.

** Morgan flew into space July 20, 2019, aboard Soyuz MS-13 and should land with the Soyuz MS-15 crew in April 2020.

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Start of Expedition 60
Jun
24
11:25 PM23:25

Start of Expedition 60

Beginning June 24, 2019; will transition to Expedition 61 on Oct. 3, 2019

First Part

Transferring from Expedition 59

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

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

 

Second Part

Docking July 6, 2019

Aleksandr Skvortsov, Roscosmos
     | Flight Engineer
Drew Morgan**, NASA
     Flight Engineer
Luca Parmitano, ESA
     Flight Engineer

Launching: July 20, 2019, aboard Soyuz MS-13
Expected landing: Feb. 6, 2020

* Koch is expected to stay aboard the ISS for an additional four months. She flew into space March 14, 2019, aboard Soyuz MS-12 and should land with the Soyuz MS-13 crew in February 2020.

** Morgan is also expected to stay aboard the ISS for an additional month. He is slated to fly to the outpost on July 6, 2019, aboard Soyuz MS-13 and should land with the Soyuz MS-15 crew in March 2020.


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Start of Expedition 59
Mar
15
1:08 AM01:08

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


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Start of Expedition 58
Dec
20
1:41 AM01:41

Start of Expedition 58

Beginning Dec. 20, 2018; will transition to Expedition 59 in March 2019

Transferring from Expedition 57

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

Expedition 58 was originally going to include Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague. However, during their ascent into orbit Oct. 11, 2018, in their Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft, their carrier rocket experienced a failure. They failed to reach orbit and did not join with Expedition 57 and thus Expedition 58.


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Start of Expedition 57
Oct
4
7:58 AM07:58

Start of Expedition 57

Beginning Oct. 4, 2018; will transition to Expedition 58 on Dec. 13, 2018

First Part

Transferring from Expedition 56

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

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

Second Part

Docking Oct. 11, 2018

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

Launching: Oct. 11, 2018, aboard Soyuz MS-10
Expected landing: April 16, 2019


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Soyuz MS-09 rendezvous, docking
Jun
8
12:30 PM12:30

Soyuz MS-09 rendezvous, docking

After a two-day trek to the ISS, Soyuz MS-09 with Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst and NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor is scheduled to autonomously dock with the station's Rassvet module at about 9:07 a.m. EDT (13:07 GMT) June 8, 2018.

After several hours of leak checks, the Soyuz trio will open the hatches between the two spacecraft and join Expedition 56 crew members Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos, and Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold of NASA to bring the ISS crew compliment to six.

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Soyuz MS-09 launch
Jun
6
10:30 PM22:30

Soyuz MS-09 launch

Soyuz MS-09 is scheduled to launch three members of the Expedition 56 crew to the International Space Station. They include Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst and NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor. Liftoff is scheduled for 7:12 a.m. EDT (11:12 GMT) June 6, 2018.

They will arrive at the ISS two days later. The spacecraft is expected to dock with the Rassvet module.

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Soyuz MS-06 launch and docking
Sep
12
to Sep 13

Soyuz MS-06 launch and docking

Launch: 5:17 p.m. EST (21:17 GMT) Sept. 12, 2017

Launch vehicle: Soyuz-FG

Launch site: Launch Pad 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Soyuz MS-06 will launch three members of the Expedition 53 crew to the International Space Station. They include Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, and NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Joseph Acaba.

They will arrive at the ISS some four orbits, six hours later. The spacecraft is expected to dock with the Poisk module.

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Soyuz MS-04 undocking and landing
Sep
3
to Sep 4

Soyuz MS-04 undocking and landing

Soyuz MS-04 will undock from the International Space Station and land in Kazakhstan. Coming back to Earth are Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson. Yurchikhin and Fischer have been in space since April 2017 while Whitson has been living on the ISS since November 2016.

Whitson launched to the ISS in Soyuz MS-03, but was granted a three-month extension in part because Soyuz MS-04 only launched two people to the station and an extra seat was available for landing.

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Soyuz MS-05 launch and docking
Jul
28
3:41 PM15:41

Soyuz MS-05 launch and docking

Launch window: 11:41 a.m. EDT (15:41 GMT) July 28, 2017

Launch vehicle: Soyuz-FG

Launch site: Launch Pad 1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Soyuz MS-05 will launch three members of the Expedition 52 crew to the International Space Station. They include Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky, European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli and NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik.

They will arrive at the ISS some four orbits, six hours later. The spacecraft is expected to dock with the Rassvet module

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Soyuz MS-03 undocking and landing
Jun
2
5:00 AM05:00

Soyuz MS-03 undocking and landing

Soyuz MS-03 will undock from the International Space Station and land in Kazakhstan. Coming back to Earth are Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and Thomas Pesquet. The two have been living at the International Space Station since November 2016.

Peggy Whitson launched to the ISS in this spacecraft, but was granted a three-month extension. She will return to Earth with the crew of Soyuz MS-04 in September 2017.

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US EVA-42
May
12
12:00 PM12:00

US EVA-42

Expedition 51 Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer will venture outside the outpost in their spacesuits to replace an avionics box that routes command and data information to external science experiments.

This will be the 200th spacewalk in support of International Space Station assembly and maintenance, the ninth for Whitson and first for Fischer.

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Soyuz MS-02 undocking, landing
Apr
10
to Apr 11

Soyuz MS-02 undocking, landing

Landing time: TBD April 10, 2017

Three members of Expedition 50 will board their Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft and return to Earth. Upon undocking from the zenith port of the Poisk module, the three remaining aboard the ISS will automatically transition to Expedition 51.

Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko as well as NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough have been in space since Oct. 19, 2016.

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