Expedition 12 (ISS-12)

MAIN TASKS OF THE EXPEDITION

  • Launch of two ISS-12 crewmembers and one participant of the visiting crew (VC-9) by transport manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-7 in flight 11S;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-7 spacecraft to the Docking Compartment (DC1);
  • Operational support for undocking of Soyuz TMA-6 from FGB;
  • Relocation of Soyuz TMA-7 spacecraft from DC1 to FGB;
  • Loading and undocking of Progress M-54;
  • Operational support for docking and unloading of Progress M-55;
  • Performance of extravehicular activity: i.e. one US egress (EVA) on the ISS USOS and one Russian egress (EVA) on the ISS RS;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiment, as well as contract-based commercial activities;
  • Implementation of Gregory Olsens utilization program onboard the ISS, as well as ESA life science experiments during VC-9;
  • Crew handover to Increment ISS-13 and return of ISS-12 crewmembers on Soyuz TMA-7.

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