Expedition 25/26 (ISS-25/26)

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-25 PHASE
(September 25, 2010 - November 26, 2010)

  • Launch of two ISS-25/26 Russian crewmembers and one NASA (USA) crewmember by Soyuz TMA-M spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-M spacecraft to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-05M from Module Pirs (DC-1);
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-07M vehicles;
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-08M to the Module Pirs (DC-1);
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft from Mini Research Module MRM1 Rassvet (return to the Earth of ISS-24/25 crewmembers);
  • Performance of one EVA session by Russian crewmembers to the ISS Russian segment;
  • 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-25 crew consists of 3 persons (September 25 - October 10, 2010) and 6 persons (October 10 - November 26, 2010).

 

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-26 PHASE
(November 26, 2010- March 16, 2011)

  • Launch of one ISS-26/27 Russian crewmember, one NASA (USA) crewmember and one ESA (Italy) crewmember by Soyuz TMA-20 vehicle;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-20 vehicle to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-07M from instrument compartment of Service Module Zvezda (SM IC);
  • Operational support for docking of ATV2 to instrument compartment of Service Module Zvezda;
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-09M to Module Pirs (DC-1);
  • Operational support for docking of HTV2;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-M vehicle from Mini Research Module Poisk (return of three ISS-25/26 crewmembers);
  • Performance of extravehicular activity- two EVA sessions by the Russian crewmember to the ISS Russian Segment;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Participation in flight design tests of Mini Research Module Rassvet.

The ISS-26 crew consists of 3 persons (26.11.2010-17.12.2010) and 6 persons (17.12.2010-16.03.2011).

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