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Expedition 43/44 (ISS-43/44)

PRIME AND BACKUP CREWS

ISS-43/44
Launch:
 

On March 27, 2015 at 22:42 Moscow Time (19:42 UTC), a launch vehicle Soyuz-FG launched Russian manned transportation spacecraft Soyuz TMA-16M.

Launch site:
 

Baikonur launch site, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Docking:
 

On March 28, 2015 at 04:34 Moscow Time (01:34 UTC) to the docking port of the Mini-Research Module "Poisk" (MRM2) of the ISS.

Undocking:
  On September 12, 2015 at 00:29 Moscow Time (September 11 21:29 UTC) Soyuz TMA-16M undocked from the ISS.
Landing:
  On September 12, 2015 at 03:52 Moscow Time (00:52 UTC).
Landing site:
  Near the town of Zhezkazgan, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Flight duration:
  168 days 5 hours 10 minutes.

Prime Crew
ISS-43/44

PADALKA
Gennady Ivanovich

ISS-43 Flight Engineer,
ISS-44 Commander,
Soyuz TMA-16M Commander

Yu.A. Gagarin TsPK NII,
Russia

ISS-43/44/45/46

KORNIENKO
Mikhail Borisovich

ISS-43/44/45/46 Flight Engineer,
Soyuz TMA-16M Flight Engineer-1

Yu.A. Gagarin TsPK NII,
Russia

KELLY
Scott Joseph

ISS-43/44 Flight Engineer,
ISS-45/46 Commander,
Soyuz TMA-16M Flight Engineer-2

NASA, USA

From left to right: Scott Kelly, Gennady Padalka , Mikhail Kornienko
NII TsPK picture

Backup Crew
ISS-43/44

OVCHININ
Alexey Nikolaevich

ISS-43 Flight Engineer,
ISS-44 Commander,
Soyuz TMA-16M Commander

Yu.A. Gagarin TsPK NII,
Russia

ISS-43/44/45/46

VOLKOV
Sergey Alexandrovich

ISS-43/44 Flight Engineer,
Soyuz TMA-16M Flight Engineer-1

Yu.A. Gagarin TsPK NII,
Russia

WILLIAMS
Jeffry Nels

ISS-43/44 Flight Engineer,
Soyuz TMA-16M Flight Engineer-2

NASA, USA

From left to right: Jeffry Williams, Alexey Ovchinin, Sergey Volkov
NII TsPK picture