Expedition 23/24 (ISS-23/24)

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-23 PHASE
(March 18, 2010 - June 2, 2010)

  • Launch of two ISS-23/24 Russian crewmembers and one NASA (USA) crewmember by Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-03M vehicle;
  • Operational support for docking to Module Pirs (DC-1) and partial unloading of Progress M-05M;
  • Redocking of Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft from Zarya Functional and Cargo Module to Instrument Compartment of Service Module Zvezda;
  • Operational support for docking and undocking of Space Shuttle orbiters during missions 19A and ULF4. The latter mission is to deliver Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1) to ISS;
  • Unloading of Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft from Instrument Compartment of Service Module Zvezda (return to the Earth of ISS-22/23 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments.

The ISS-23 crew consists of 3 persons (March 18 - April 4, 2010) and 6 persons (April 4 - June 2, 2010).

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-24 PHASE
(June 2 - September 25, 2010)

  • Launch of one ISS-24/25 Russian and two NASA (USA) crewmembers by the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-19 to the Instrument Compartment of Service Module Zvezda;
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-05M vehicles;
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-06M, Progress M-07M to the Instrument Compartment of Service Module Zvezda and unloading of Progress M-06M, Progress M-07M;
  • Redocking of Soyuz TMA-19 from the Instrument Compartment of Service Module Zvezda to Mini Research Module MRM1 Rassvet;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-06M from the Instrument Compartment of Service Module Zvezda;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-18 from MRM2 Poisk (return of three ISS-23/24 crewmembers to the Earth);
  • Implementation of extravehicular activity - one Russian EVA on the Russian Segment of ISS and three American EVAs on the American Segment of ISS;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Participation in flight design tests of MRM1 Rassvet and MRM2 Poisk.

The ISS-24 crew consists of three persons (June 218, 2010), six persons (June 18 September 25, 2010).

ISS Crew


PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



KOCH Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew



  SKRIPOCHKA
Oleg



   MEIR
Jessica