Expedition 29/30 (ISS-29/30)

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-29 PHASE
(September 16 - November 22, 2011)

  • Launch of two ISS-29/30 Russian crewmembers and one NASA (USA) crewmember by Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-10M from Module Pirs (DC-1);
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-13M to the Module Pirs (DC-1);
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-13M vehicle;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft from Mini Research Module MRM1 Rassvet (return to the Earth of three ISS-28/29 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments.

The ISS-29 crew consists of 3 persons (September 16 - November 16, 2011) and 6 persons (November 16-22, 2011).

 

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-30 PHASE
(November 22, 2011 - April 27, 2012)

  • Launch of one ISS-30/31 Russian crewmember, one NASA crewmember and one EKA crewmember by Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Operational support for final unloading, loading and undocking of Progress M-13M from Module Pirs (DC1);
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-14M to Module Pirs (DC1), unloading and undocking;
  • Operational support for docking of ATV3 vehicle to the Instrument Compartment of Service Module Zvezda;
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-15M to Module Pirs (DC1) and partial unloading;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft from Mini Research Module MRM2 Poisk (return to the Earth of three ISS-29/30 crewmembers);
  • Implementation of extravehicular activity - of one Russian "egress" (EVA) from the ISS Russian Segment;
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments.

The ISS-30 crew consists of 3 persons (November 22 - December 23, 2011) and 6 persons (December 23, 2011 - April 27, 2012).

 

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