Expedition 8 (ISS-8)

PRIME AND BACKUP CREWS

ISS-8, VC-5
Launch:
  On October 18, 2003 at 09:38:03 Moscow Time (05:38:03 UTC) the Russian manned transport spacecraft Soyuz TMA-3 was launched by the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle.
Launch site:
  Baikonur launch site, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Docking:
  On October 20, 2003 at 11:15:58 Moscow Summer Time (07:15:58 UTC) the Soyuz TMA-3 was docked to the port of the docking compartment - module Pirs of the ISS Orbital Complex.
Undocking:
  On April 30, 2004 at 00:52 Moscow Time (April 29, 2004 at 22:52 CEST, 20:52 UTC) the Soyuz TMA-3 spacecraft was unmated from the Pirs Docking Module.
Landing:
  On April 30, 2004 at 04:11:46 Moscow Time (02:11:46 CEST; 00:11:46 UTC).
Landing site:
  In the area located nearby the town of Arkhalyk, the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Flight duration:
  194 days 18 hours 33 min 43 sec.

Prime Crew
ISS-8
Colin Michael FOALE

ISS Commander,
Soyuz-TMA Flight Engineer-2

NASA, USA
Alexander Yurievich
KALERI
ISS Flight Engineer,
Soyuz-TMA Commander
S.P. Korolev, RSC Energia, Russia
VC-5
Pedro DUQUE Soyuz-TMA and
ISS VC Flight Engineer-1
ESA, Spain

From left to right: M. Foale, A. Kaleri, P. Duque.

RGNIITsPK picture

From left to right: P. Duque, A. Kaleri, M. Foale.

S.P. Korolev, RSC Energia picture

Backup crew
ISS-8

William Surles
McARTHUR, Jr.

ISS Commander,
Soyuz-TMA Flight Engineer-2

NASA, USA

Valeriy Ivanovich
TOKAREV

ISS Flight Engineer,
Soyuz-TMA Commander

Y.A. Gagarin TsPK RGNII, Russia

VC-5

Andre KUIPERS

Soyuz-TMA and ISS VC Flight Engineer-1

ESA, Netherlands

From left to right: W. Macarthur, V. Tokarev, A. Kuipers.

RGNIITsPK picture

From left to right: W. Macarthur, V. Tokarev, A. Kuipers.

S.P. Korolev, RSC Energia picture

ISS Crew


PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



KOCH Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew



  SKRIPOCHKA
Oleg



   MEIR
Jessica