Expedition 31/32 (ISS-31/32)

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-31 PHASE
(April 27 - July 1, 2012)

  • Operational support for docking of CV SpX-D to the Module Node2-Nadir using SSRMS manipulator;
  • Launch of two ISS-31/32 Russian crewmembers and one NASA (USA) crewmember by Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of CVSpX-D from Module Node2-Nadir using SSRMS manipulator;
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-15M vehicle;
  • Partial unloading/loading of european spacecraft ATV-3;
  • Station orbit correction via jet ship ATV-3;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft from Mini Research Module MRM1 Rassvet (return to the Earth of three ISS-30/31 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Onboard photography and video imaging of the ISS RS flight chronology.

The ISS-31 crew consists of 3 persons (April 27 - May 17, 2012) and 6 persons (May 17 - July 1, 2012).

 

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-32 PHASE
(July 1 - September 17, 2012)

  • Launch of one ISS-32/33 Russian and two NASA crewmembers by Soyuz TMA-05M vehicle;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-05M vehicle to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Operational support for docking of HTV-3 vehicle to Module Node 2-Nadir using SSRMS manipulator;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of HTV-3 vehicle from Module Node2-Nadir using SSRMS manipulator;
  • Operational support for final unloading, loading and undocking of Progress M-15M vehicle from Module Pirs (DC1);
  • Undocking, reapproaching and repeated docking of Progress M-15M vehicle using new radio system Kurs-NA;
  • Final undocking of SC Progress M-15M from Pirs module (DC1);
  • Implementation of extra vehicular activity, namely one Russian egress (EVA) on the ISS Russian Segment and two US EVAs on the ISS US Segment;
  • Operational support for docking to Module Pirs (DC1) and partial unloading of Progress M-16M;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-04M from Mini Research Module MRM2 Poisk (return to the ground of three ISS-31/32 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Onboard photography and video imaging of the ISS RS flight chronology.

The ISS-32 crew consists of 3 persons (July 1 - 17, 2012) and 6 persons (July 17 - September 17, 2012).

 

ISS Crew


PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



KOCH Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew



  SKRIPOCHKA
Oleg



   MEIR
Jessica