Expedition 45/Visiting Crew Meets Officials and Reporters as Launch Approaches

Expedition 45 Soyuz Commander Sergei Volkov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and visiting crew members Andreas Mogensen of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Aidyn Aimbetov of the Kazakh Space Agency (Kazcosmos), and their backups, Oleg Skripochka and Sergei Prokopyev of Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA appeared before the Russian State Commission […]

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Expedition 45/Visiting Crew Launches to the International Space Station

Expedition 45 Soyuz Commander Sergey Volkov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and visiting crew members Andreas Mogensen of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Aidyn Aimbetov of the Kazakh Space Agency (Kazcosmos) launched on the Russian Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft on Sept. 2, Kazakh time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan bound for the […]

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Expedition 45/Visiting Crew Docks to the Space Station

After launching on September 2 in their Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 45 Soyuz Commander Sergei Volkov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and visiting crew members Andreas Mogensen of the European Space Agency and Aidyn Aimbetov of the Kazakh Space Agency (Kazcosmos) arrived at the International Space Station […]

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Expedition 45/Visiting Crew Welcomed Aboard the Space Station

After launching on September 2 in their Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 45 Soyuz Commander Sergei Volkov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and visiting crew members Andreas Mogensen of the European Space Agency and Aidyn Aimbetov of the Kazakh Space Agency (Kazcosmos) arrived at the International Space Station […]

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Boeing Debuts Commercial Crew Hardware

Boeing held a grand opening ceremony for the revamped Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility (C3PF), one of NASA’s former shuttle hangars, Friday, Sept. 4, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Hardware for Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner spacecraft is being processed in the facility as part of the company’s contract with NASA’s […]

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Soyuz crew launches to space station on This Week @NASA – September 4, 2015

On Sept. 2, a Soyuz spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan with Expedition 45 Soyuz Commander Sergey Volkov of the Russian Federal Space Agency and visiting crew members Andreas Mogensen and Aidyn Aimbetov. Two days later, the trio docked to the International Space Station and were greeted by the crew onboard, including NASA’s […]

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Expedition 44 Hands Over the Space Station to Expedition 45

The reins of the International Space Station were passed from Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to NASA’s Scott Kelly during a ceremony on the orbital outpost on Sept. 5. Padalka will return to Earth Sept. 12, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft with visiting crew members Andreas Mogensen of the […]

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Three Space Station Crews Answer Questions from the International Media

Aboard the International Space Station, the nine crew members gathered Sept. 8 to answer questions from international media during a joint crew news conference. Expedition crew members Scott Kelly, who is the station’s new commander, and Kjell Lindgren of NASA, Kimiya Yui of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka, Oleg Kononenko, Mikhail […]

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One-Year Space Station Crew Members Discuss Life in Space with New York Media

Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 45 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA and Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) discussed the progress of their year-long mission during an in-flight interview Sept. 9 with the “Good Day, New York” program on WNYW-TV in New York. As they approach the midway point […]

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