Expedition 3 (ISS-3)

MAIN TASKS OF THE EXPEDITION

  • Insertion of ISS-3 crew by Space Shuttle during Flight 7A.1;
  • Support of the docking/undocking operations relative to the Progress M-45, Progress M-DC1, Soyuz TM-33 vehicles and Space Shuttles during flights 7A.1, UF1;
  • Support of the docking operations relative to Progress M1-7 vehicle;
  • Support of the undocking operations relative to the Soyuz TM-32 vehicle;
  • Progress, Soyuz and Shuttle unloading;
  • Going on with the Station assembly operations and maintenance;
  • Perform EVA - four space walks will be performed to the ISS Russian segment out of Pirs Docking Compartment DC1;
  • Implementation of the Research and Experimental Program ordered by Rosaviakosmos, NASDA and ESA, as well as the contract-based commercial activities;
  • Conduct of the activities under the Visiting Crew Program VC-2: Experiments under the Russian Program, Andromeda scientific program by order of National Center of Space Reseach of France (CNES); contractual works with the Globus Space company (Vzglyad program);
  • Crew handover to Expedition four (ISS-4) and return of ISS-3 crew by Space Shuttle Flight UF1.

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