Expedition 16 (ISS-16)

MAIN TASKS OF THE EXPEDITION

  • Launch of two ISS-16 crewmembers and one participant of the visiting crew (VC-13) (Malaysia) by transport manned spacecraft Soyuz -11 in flight 15S;
  • Docking of Soyuz -11 spacecraft to the docking assembly of the Functional Cargo Module (FGB) Zarya;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz -10 from the Instrument Compartment of the Functional Cargo Module (FGB) Zarya;
  • Operational support for docking and undocking of the Space Shuttle in flight 10A. Rotation of one ISS-16 NASA crewmember by the Shuttle in flight 10A;
  • Operational support for docking and undocking of the Space Shuttle in flight 1E. Rotation of one ISS-16 NASA crewmember by the Shuttle in flight 1E;
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-62 to Docking Compartment DC1 Pirs and its unloding;
  • Operational support for docking of ATV-1 "Joule Verne" to Zvezda SM IC and its unloding;
  • Operational support for docking and undocking of the Space Shuttle in flight 1J/A. Rotation of one ISS-16 NASA crewmember by the Shuttle in flight 1J/A;
  • Operational support for docking and undocking of Progress M-63 to DC1 and its unloading;
  • Loading and undocking of Progress M-61 and Progress M-62;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of extravehicular activity: i.e. five US egresses (EVA) on the ISS USOS;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments, as well as contract-based commercial activities;
  • Implementation of the experimental program under ANGKASA MSM Project onboard the ISS during the VC-13 time;
  • Crew handover to Increment ISS-17 and return of two ISS-16 crewmembers and the spaceflight participant working under the visiting crew (VC-14) program by transport manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-11.

ISS Crew


OVCHININ Alexey OVCHININ
Alexey



HAGUE  Nick HAGUE
Nick



KOCH  Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew