Expedition 33/34 (ISS-33/34)

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-33 PHASE
(September 17 - November 19, 2012)

  • Launch of two ISS-33/34 Russian crewmembers and one NASA crewmember by transport manned vehicle Soyuz TMA-06M;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-06M vehicle to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-16M cargo vehicle;
  • docking of CV Dragon CRS 1 to Module Node2-Nadir;
  • undocking of CV Dragon CRS 1 from Module Node2-Nadir;
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-17M cargo vehicle to the instrument compartment of Service Module Zvezda;
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-17M cargo vehicle;
  • Operational support of loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-05M vehicle from Mini Research Module MRM 1 Rassvet (return of three ISS-32/33 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Conduct of photo and video imagery of the ISS RS flight.

The ISS-33 crew consists of 3 persons (September 17 - October 25, 2012) and 6 persons (October 25 - November 19, 2012).

 

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-34 PHASE
(November 19, 2012 - March 16, 2013)

  • Launch of one ISS-34/35 Russian crewmember, one NASA (USA) crewmember and one CSA (Canada) crewmember by transport manned vehicle Soyuz TMA-07M;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-07M vehicle to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Final unloading of Progress M-16M and Progress M-17M cargo vehicles;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Progress M-16M vehicle from Module Pirs (DC1);
  • docking of CV Dragon SpX-2 to Module Node2-Nadir;
  • Implementation of extra vehicular activity, namely two US EVA's on the ISS US Segment;
  • Operational support for docking to Module Pirs (DC1) of Progress M-18M;
  • Partial unloading of Progress M-18M vehicle;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft from Mini Research Module MRM2 Poisk (return to the Earth of three ISS-33/34 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Space Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Conduct of photo and video imagery of the ISS RS flight.

The ISS-34 crew consists of 3 persons (November 19 - December 21, 2012) and 6 persons (December 21, 2012 - March 16, 2013).

 

ISS Crew


Shannon Walker WALKER
Shannon



leg Novitskiy Novitskiy
leg



Petr Dubrov Dubrov
Petr



Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei
Mark



Michael Hopkins Hopkins
Michael



Victor Glover Glover
Victor



Soichi Noguchi Noguchi
Soichi