Expedition 27/28 (ISS-27/28)

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-27 PHASE
(March 16, 2011 - May 24, 2011)

  • Launch of two ISS-27/28 Russian crewmembers and one NASA (USA) crewmember by Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-09M from Module Pirs (DC-1);
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-10M to the Module Pirs (DC-1);
  • Operational support for docking and undocking of Space Shuttle ULF5;
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-10M vehicle;
  • Operational support for docking of Space Shuttle ULF6;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of HTV-2;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft from Mini Research Module MRM1 Rassvet (return to the Earth of three ISS-26/27 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;

The ISS-27 crew consists of 3 persons (March 16 - April 7, 2011) and 6 persons (April 7 - May 24, 2011).

 

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-28 PHASE
( May 24, 2011 - September 16, 2011)

  • Launch of one ISS-27/28 Russian crewmembers, one NASA (USA) crewmember and one JAXA (Japan) by Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Operational support for docking to SM IC and unloading of Progress M-11M cargo vehicle;
  • Final unloading of Progress M-10M cargo vehicle;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-11M cargo vehicle;
  • Operational support for undocking of Space Shuttle ULF6;
  • Operational support for docking and undocking of Space Shuttle ULF7;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of ATV-2 from SM IC;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft from Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2); (return to the Earth of three ISS-27/28 crewmembers);
  • Performance of one EVA from Russian Segment;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;

The ISS-28 crew consists of 3 persons (May 24 - June 10, 2011) and 6 persons (June 10 - September 16, 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