Expedition 16 (ISS-16)

Thirteenth Russian Visiting Crew

 

Launch:
  On October 10, 2007 at 17:22:38 Moscow time (13:22:38 UTC) Russian manned transport spacecraft Soyuz TMA-11 was launched by the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle.
Launch Site:
  Baikonur launch site, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Docking:
  On October 12, 2007 at 18:50:05 Moscow time (14:50:05 UTC) to the port of Zarya Functional and Cargo Module of the ISS Orbital Complex.
Undocking:
  On October 21, 2007 at 11:14 Moscow time (07:14 UTC) the Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft undocked from the Zaria Module of the ISS Orbital Complex.
Landing:
  On October 21, 2007 at 14:36 Moscow time (10:36 UTC).
Landing Site:
  In the area located 10 km from the settlement of Tolybai, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Flight duration:
  10 days 21 hr 14 min

 

MAJOR INCREMENT TASKS

  • Launch of spaceflight participant Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie, citizen of Malaysia on Soyuz TMA-11 transport manned space vehicle;
  • Unloading of Soyuz TMA-11 transport space vehicle;
  • Soyuz space vehicles changeover with planned replacement of Soyuz TMA-10 acting as a crew rescew vehicle being mated to ISS since April 9, 2007;
  • Performance of the experimental program under ANGKASA MSM Project onboard the ISS;
  • Servicing of Soyuz transport space vehicle systems;
  • Individual life support onboard the ISS;
  • ISS emergency drill walk;
  • Return of equipment to Soyuz TMA-10 transport space vehicle;
  • Landing of spaceflight participant Malaysia Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie together with two ISS-15 crewmembers Fedor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov in the descent capsule of Soyuz TMA-10 transport space vehicle.

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