The 49/50 crew transferred from Expedition 49 to Expedition 50 with the departure of the 48/49 crew on October 28, 2016, in the Soyuz vehicle. The 49/50 crewmembers are: Robert S. Kimbrough, NASA; Andrei Borisenko, RSA; and Sergey Ryzhikov, RSA. The Expedition 50/51 crewmembers came on board in mid November 2016, bringing the total number of people on the station to six. The 50/51 crewmembers are: Peggy Whitson, NASA; Oleg Novitskiy, RSA; and Thomas Pesquet, ESA. Expedition 50 is scheduled to continue until early March 2017.