Expedition 2 (ISS-2)

MAIN TASKS OF THE EXPEDITION

  • Orbital insertion of ISS-2 crew by Space Shuttle during Flight 5A.1;
  • Maintenance of the Station functionality;
  • Support of the docking/undocking operations relative to the Progress M1-6, Soyuz TM-32 vehicles and Space Shuttles during flights 5A.1, 6A, 7A, 7A.1;
  • Support of the undocking operations relative to the Progress M44, Soyuz TM-31;
  • Progress, Soyuz and Shuttle unloading;
  • Going on with the Station assembly operations;
  • Perform EVA - one space walk on the ISS Russian segment out of TC of SM Zvezda;
  • Implementation of the Research and Experimental Program, as well as the contract-based commercial activities;
  • Conduct of the activities under the Visiting Crew Program VC-1:
    Experiments under the Russian Program (Plazmenniy Kristall, Poligen, Diatomeya); Experimental Program of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Contractual activities with D. Tito (photographing and video shooting) and with SPACEHAB (LEGO and Popular Mechanics Projects);
  • Crew handover to Expedition three (ISS-3) and return of ISS-2 crew by Space Shuttle Flight 7A.1

ISS Crew


Shannon Walker WALKER
Shannon



leg Novitskiy Novitskiy
leg



Petr Dubrov Dubrov
Petr



Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei
Mark



Michael Hopkins Hopkins
Michael



Victor Glover Glover
Victor



Soichi Noguchi Noguchi
Soichi