Expedition 41/42 (ISS-41/42)

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-41 PHASE
(September 11 - November 10, 2014)

  • Docking of Dragon SpX-4 to Node2-Nadir using SSRMS manipulator and unloading;
  • Launch of two ISS-41/42 Russian crewmembers and one NASA crewmember by Soyuz TMA-14M vehicle;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-14M vehicle to Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2);
  • Loading and undocking of Progress M-24M cargo vehicle from module Pirs (DC1);
  • Docking to module Pirs (DC1) and partial unloading of Progress M-25M cargo vehicle;
  • Performance of one EVA from the Russian Segment;
  • Performance of two EVAs from the American Segment;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-13M vehicle from Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1) (return to the Earth of three ISS-40/41 crewmembers);
  • Support of the Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Onboard photographic and video recording of the ISS RS flight history and implementation of symbolic activities program.

The ISS-41 crew consists of 3 persons (September 11 - 26, 2014), 6 persons (September 26 - November 10, 2014).

 

MAIN TASKS OF THE INCREMENT
IN THE ISS-42 PHASE
(November 10, 2014 - March 12, 2015)

  • Launch of one ISS-42/43 Russian crewmember, one NASA crewmember and one ESA crewmember by Soyuz TMA-15M vehicle;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-15M vehicle to Mini Research Module Rassvet (MRM1);
  • Docking of Dragon SpX-5 vehicle to Node-2-Nadir using SSRMS manipulator and unloading;
  • Loading and undocking of Dragon SpX-5 vehicle from Node2-Nadir using SSRMS manipulator;
  • Loading and undocking of ATV-5 vehicle from SM IC;
  • Docking to SM IC and partial unoading of Progress M-26M cargo vehicle;
  • Operational support for loading and undocking of Soyuz TMA-14M vehicle from Mini Research Module Poisk (MRM2) (return to the Earth of three ISS-41/42 crewmembers);
  • Performance of three EVAs from the American Segment;
  • Support of the Station functionality;
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments;
  • Onboard photographic and video recording of the ISS RS flight history and implementation of symbolic activities program.

The ISS-42 crew consists of 3 persons (November 10 - 24, 2014), 6 persons (November 24, 2014 - March 12, 2015).

 

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