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Mission or Study ID:   Expedition 46
Program:
International Space Station (ISS)
Spacecraft/Location:
International Space Station
Launch/Start Date:
12/11/2015
Landing/End Date:
03/02/2016
Duration:
82 days
ISS Expedition 46 Crew Patch

Description
Expedition 46 began on December 11, 2015, with the departure of Soyuz TMA-17M returning Expedition 45 crewmembers Oleg Kononenko, Kimiya Yui, and Kjell Lindgren to Earth on this Soyuz flight. Crewmembers remaining onboard for Expedition 46 are NASA Commander Scott Kelly, RSA Flight Engineers Mikhail Korniyenko and Sergey Volkov. On December 15, 2015, the next Soyuz docked bring additional crewmembers to the International Space Station. Flight Engineers Yuri Malenchenko, RSA; Timothy Peake, ESA and Timothy Kopra, NASA. Kelly, Korniyenko and Volkov returned on March 2, 2016.

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