ISS-59 mission

Main tasks


ISS crew:

Commander -
Oleg Kononenko
Flight engineers:
David Saint-Jaques
Ann McClain
Ovchinin Alexey
Nick Hague
Christina Koch


Планета Королёва


Crew Transportation Spacecraft Soyuz MS-11: leak test complete

November 12, 2018

Preparations continue at Baikonur cosmodrome for the launch of the Crew Transportation Spacecraft (CTS) Soyuz MS-11. A leak check of systems and compartments in a vacuum chamber using helium and air has been successfully completed. After that Soyuz MS-11 was transported to a rig where spacecraft are connected to the ground checkout systems.

The launch of Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft is scheduled for December 3, 2018. Going on an expedition to the International Space Station is the crew consisting of a Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko (commander), David Saint-Jacques (CSA, flight engineer) and Anne McClain (NASA, flight engineer).




July 20, 2019
The launch of LV Soyuz-FG with SC Soyuz MS-13 is planned
April 4, 2019
LV Soyuz-2.1a with CV Progress MS-11 is launched



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