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


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