The 48/49 crewmembers launched on July 6, 2016, and docked on July 9, 2016. They are scheduled to return in October 2016, on Soyuz S MS-01. The crewmembers are:
The 49/50 crewmembers will launch on September 23, 2016. The crewmembers are:
The official start of Expedition 49 began when the 47/48 crew returned to Earth on September 7, 2016, and handed the command of the International Space Station (ISS) over to Commander Anatoli Ivansishin. The expedition concluded in October when the Expedition 48/49 crew return to Earth.