Expedition 4 (ISS-4)

MAIN TASKS OF THE EXPEDITION

  • Launch of ISS-4 crew on Space Shuttle mission UF1;
  • Operational support for undocking of spacecraft Progress M1-7;
  • Operational support for docking of spacecraft Progress M1-8;
  • Operational support for docking/undocking of spacecraft Space Shuttle missions 8A, UF2;
  • Unloading Progress M1-8 and Space Shuttle;
  • Continuing work on the Space Station deployment and maintaining it in good working order;
  • Extravehicular activites - performing two EVAs on the ISS RS from Docking Compartment DC1 Pirs and one EVA from Quest airlock on the USOS;
  • Carrying out a program of scientific and engineering research and experiments for Rosaviakosmos, Japanese space agency NASDA and European Space Agency ESA, contract-based commercial activities, as well as humanitarian educational project.
  • Carrying out work under Visiting Expedition ("taxi") 3 program;
  • Handover to ISS-5 and return of ISS-4 crew to Earth on Space Shuttle mission UF2.

ISS Crew


Hoshide  AkihikoHoshide
Akihiko



leg Novitskiy Novitskiy
leg



Petr Dubrov Dubrov
Petr



Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei
Mark



Robert Shane KIMBROUGH KIMBROUGH
Robert Shane



Megan McArthur McArthur
Megan



Thomas PESQUETPESQUET
Thomas