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Expedition 5 (ISS-5)

Fourth Russian Visiting Crew

 

Launch:
  The Soyuz TMA-1, Russian manned transport spacecraft, was launched by the Souyz-FG LV on October 30, 2002 at 06:11:11 Moscow Time (03:11:11 UTC).
Launch Site:
  Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
Docking:
  On November 1, 2002 at 08:01:28 Moscow Time (05:01:28 UTC) to the Russian docking compartment Pier.
Undocking:
  The Soyuz TM-34 spacecraft undocked from the Zarya Functional Cargo Block on November 9, 2002 at 23:44 Moscow Time (20:44 UTC).
Landing:
  November 10, 2002 at 03:04 Moscow Time (00:04 UTC).
Landing Site:
  100 km north-east of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan.
Flight duration:
  10 days 20 hours 52 mins 49 secs.

 

MAJOR INCREMENT TASKS

  • Launch of International Crew VC-4 by Soyuz TMA-1 manned spacecraft;
  • Planned changeover of Soyuz TM-34, which has been acting as a crew rescue vehicle as part of the ISS since 27 April 2002;
  • Implementation of experiments (Acoustoka-M, Diurez, Biotest, Biodegradation, Uragan, Diatomeya) under the Russian program and experiments under ODISSEA commercial program onboard the International Space Station;
  • Solution of ISS crew flight technical support issues;
  • VC-4 return in the Soyuz TM-34 spacecraft descent capsule.
Prime Crew
VC-4

Sergey Viktorovich
ZALETIN

Crew Commander

Yu.Gagarin CTC RSNII,
Russia

Frank DE WINNE

Flight Engineer-1

ESA, Belgium

Yury Valentinovich
LONCHAKOV

Pilot-2, Flight Engineer-2

Yu.Gagarin CTC RSNII,
Russia

From left to right: Y.V. Lonchakov, S.V. Zaletin and F. De Winne.

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Backup Crew
VC-4

Yury Valentinovich
LONCHAKOV

Crew Commander

Yu.Gagarin CTC RSNII,
Russia

Alexander Ivanovich
LAZUTKIN

Flight Engineer

S.P. Korolev RSC Energia,
Russia

The VC-4 program foresees the implementation of 64 sessions of 23 experiments under the commercial and Russian programs:

- Odissea Project (ESA/OSTC) - 17 space experiments;
- Russian program - 6 space experiments.

The following resources are required to perform experiments under the VC-4 program (Odissea Project and Russian scientific and applied research):

CARGO FLOW

Delivery of science hardware

in Progress M1-9 logistics vehicle
in Soyouz TMA-1 transport spacecraft

TOTAL:

 

83.95 kg
23.93 kg

107.88 kg

Return of materials with SE results

in Soyuz TM-34 descent capsule
in Space Shuttle, flight ULF1

TOTAL:

 

23.20 kg
46.75 kg

69.95 kg

POWER CONSUMPTION

Permanent

Maximum per session

40 W

up to 100 W

CREW TIME

VC-4 Commander S. Zaletin
VC-4 Flight engineer-1 F. De Winne
VC-4 Flight engineer-2 Yu. Lonchakov
ISS-5 Commander V. Korzun
ISS-5 Flight Engineer-2 S. Treschev

TOTAL:

30 h 50 min
39 h 15 min
25 h 00 min
2 h 15 min
8 h 20 min

105 h 40 min