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Expedition 27/28 (ISS-27/28)

PRIME AND BACKUP CREWS

ISS-27/28
Launch:
 

On April 5, 2011 at 02:18:20 Moscow Time (on April 4 at 22:18:20 UTC), a launch vehicle Soyuz-FG launched Russian manned transportation spacecraft Soyuz TMA-21.

Launch site:
 

Baikonur launch site, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Docking:
 

On April 7, 2011 at 03:09:17 Moscow Time (on April 6 at 23:09:17 UTC) to the docking port of the Mini-Research Module "Poisk" (MRM2) of the ISS.

Undocking:
  On September 16, 2011 at 04:38:12 Moscow Time (00:38:12 UTC) Soyuz TMA-21 undocked from the ISS.
Landing:
  On September 16, 2011 at 07:59 Moscow Time (03:59 UTC).
Landing site:
  Near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Flight duration:
  164 days 5 hours 50 minutes.

Prime Crew
ISS-27/28

BORISENKO
Andrei Ivanovich

ISS-27 Flight Engineer,
ISS-28 Commander,
Soyuz TMA Flight Engineer

S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, Russia

SAMOKUTYAEV
Aleksandr Mikhailovich

ISS-27/28 Flight Engineer,
Soyuz TMA Commander

Yu.A. Gagarin TsPK NII,
Russia

GARAN
Ronald John

ISS-27/28 Flight Engineer,
Soyuz TMA Flight Engineer

NASA, USA

From left to right: Ronald Garan, Aleksandr Samokutyaev, Andrei Borisenko
NII TsPK picture

Backup Crew
ISS-27/28

SHKAPLEROV
Anton Nickolaevich

ISS-27 Flight Engineer,
ISS-28 Commander,
Soyuz TMA Commander

Yu.A. Gagarin TsPK NII,
Russia

IVANISHIN
Anatoliy Alekseevich

ISS-27/28 Flight Engineer,
Soyuz TMA Flight Engineer

Yu.A. Gagarin TsPK NII,
Russia

BURBANK
Daniel

ISS-27/28 Flight Engineer,
Soyuz TMA Flight Engineer

NASA, USA

From left to right: Daniel Burbank, Anton Shkaplerov, Anatoliy Ivanishin
NII TsPK picture