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ISS EO-10



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ISS EO-10
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ISS EO-10
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ISS EO-10
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Crew: Sharipov, Chiao. Two-man Russian/American crew to provide minimal manning of ISS space station while the shuttle was grounded. Replaced EO-9 crew. Backup crew: McArthur, Tokarev.

Two-man Russian/American crew to provide minimal manning of ISS space station while the shuttle was grounded. Replaced EO-9 crew.

The flight program consisted of the following main activities:

  • Launch of the two crewmembers of ISS EO-10 and EP-7 visiting crewmember aboard Soyuz TMA-5 in flight 9S;
  • Docking of Soyuz TMA-5 to the Docking Compartment (PIRS);
  • Operational support for undocking of Soyuz TMA-4, Progress M-50, and Progress M-51;
  • Operational support for docking of Progress M-51, Progress M-52, Soyuz TMA-6;
  • Unloading of spacecraft Soyuz TMA-5, Progress M-51 and Progress M-52;
  • International Space Station maintenance and repair;
  • Performance of extravehicular activity: two EVAs from the Docking Compartment Pirs (DC 1);
  • Performance of the science and application research program and experiments (SVS, Relaksatsia, Uragan, Molniya-SM, Ekon, Sprut-MBI, Diurez, Farma, Cardio-ODNT, Biotest, Profilaktika, Pulse, Gematologia, Pilot, Biorisk, Rastenia-2, Intercellular interaction, Prognos, Brados, Matryoshka-R, Diatomeya, Mimetik-K, Vaktsina-K, Konjugatsia, Biodegradatsia, Bioekologia, Bioemulsia, Interleukin-K, Meteoroid, Toksichnost, Plasma crystal, Identifikatsia, Skorpion, Kromka), as well as contracted commercial activities (GTS, MPAC&SEED, GCF-JAXA, Rokviss, Neurocog, Cardiocog, ETD);
  • Crew handover to ISS EO-11 and return of ISS EO-10 crew and the EP-8 crewmember to Earth aboard Soyuz TMA-5.

AKA: Soyuz TMA-5; ISS-9S; Tyan-Shan.
First Launch: 2004.10.14.
Last Launch: 2005.04.24.
Duration: 192.79 days.

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Associated People
  • McArthur McArthur, William Surles Jr 'Bill' (1951-) American test pilot mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-58, STS-74, STS-92, ISS EO-12. US Army. Grew up in Wakulla, North Carolina. More...
  • Tokarev Tokarev, Valeri Ivanovich (1952-) Russian test pilot cosmonaut. Flew on STS-96, ISS EO-12. Russian Air Force test pilot, flying 44 types of aircraft and helicopters. Selected as Buran test pilot in 1987. From 1994, commander cosmonaut group for aerospace systems. More...
  • Chiao Chiao, Dr Leroy (1960-) American chemical engineer mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-65, STS-72, STS-92, ISS EO-10. More...
  • Sharipov Sharipov, Saliszan Shakirovich (1964-) Tatar-Russian pilot cosmonaut. Flew on STS-89, ISS EO-10. First Uzbek astronaut. SU Air Force. More...

See also
Associated Programs
  • ISS Finally completed in 2010 after a torturous 25-year development and production process, the International Space Station was originally conceived as the staging post for manned exploration of the solar systrem. Instead, it was seemed to be the death knell of manned spaceflight. More...

ISS EO-10 Chronology


2004 August 14 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-47 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fincke; Padalka; Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-9; ISS EO-10. Summary: An unpiloted Russian cargo ship linked up the International Space Station this morning to deliver almost three tons of food, fuel, oxygen, water and supplies to the residents onboard.. Additional Details: here....

2004 September 24 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-53 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fincke; Padalka; Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-9; ISS EO-10; ISS EP-7. With less than a month remaining in their stay aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 9 Commander Gennady Padalka and NASA Science Officer Mike Fincke are preparing the orbiting complex for its next residents. The crew's work this week included taking inventory, performing maintenance on exercise equipment and continued troubleshooting of the onboard oxygen generator. Additional Details: here....

2004 October 1 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-54 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fincke; Padalka; Chiao; Sharipov; Shargin. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-9; ISS EO-10; ISS EP-7. Summary: The International Space Station crew made steady progress with maintenance work this week, restoring an oxygen generator to partial operation and replacing a cabin air monitoring system.. Additional Details: here....

2004 October 8 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-55 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fincke; Padalka; Chiao; Sharipov; Shargin. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-9; ISS EO-10; ISS EP-7. As the end of its mission approaches, the Expedition 9 crew aboard the International Space Station prepared for the trip home by wrapping up science experiments and continuing maintenance operations of the vehicle. After spending six months onboard, the crew will greet its first visitors one week from today. Additional Details: here....

2004 October 13 - .
2004 October 14 - . 03:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG. LV Configuration: Soyuz-FG Zh15000-012.
  • Soyuz TMA-5 - . Call Sign: Tien Shan. Crew: Chiao; Sharipov; Shargin. Return Crew: Chiao; Sharipov; Vittori. Payload: Soyuz TMA s/n 215. Mass: 7,250 kg (15,980 lb). Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov; Shargin; Vittori. Agency: RKA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spacecraft. Flight: ISS EO-10. Spacecraft: Soyuz TMA. Duration: 192.79 days. Decay Date: 2005-04-25 . USAF Sat Cat: 28444 . COSPAR: 2004-040A. Apogee: 359 km (223 mi). Perigee: 353 km (219 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.70 min. Soyuz TMA-5 docked with the Pirs module on October 16 at 0416 GMT. Aboard the spacecraft were the EO-10 crew of Sharipov and Chiao, and guest cosmonaut Shargin. After a week at the station, the EO-9 crew of Padalka and Fincke, together with Shargin, entered Soyuz TMA-4 at 18:14 GMT on October 23 and returned to earth. Chiao and Sharipov continued as the ISS skeleton station crew.

2004 October 16 - .
2004 October 23 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-58 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fincke; Padalka; Chiao; Sharipov; Shargin. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-9; ISS EO-10; ISS EP-7. Summary: After traveling more than 78 million miles aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 9 Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Mike Fincke returned to Earth today.. Additional Details: here....

2004 October 24 - .
  • Landing of Soyuz TMA-4 - . Return Crew: Padalka; Fincke; Shargin. Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Padalka; Fincke; Shargin. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; ISS EO-9; ISS EP-7. At 1814 GMT on October 23 Padalka, Fincke and guest cosmonaut Shargin (delivered for a one week mission aboard Soyuz TMA-5), entered Soyuz TMA-4 and closed the hatches leaving Chiao and Sharipov as the EO-10 station crew. Soyuz TMA-4 undocked at 21:08 GMT and made a small separation burn at 21:11 GMT. At 23:42 GMT the deorbit burn lowered the orbit from 353 x 366 km to -23 x 355 km. The descent module separated at 00:08 GMT on October 24, with a landing at 50.47 deg N / 67.12 deg E near Arkalyk at 00:36 GMT.

2004 October 29 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-59 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fincke; Padalka; Chiao; Sharipov; Shargin. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-9; ISS EO-10; ISS EP-7. The latest crewmembers to live and work aboard the International Space Station took a brief break early this week following handover from their departing colleagues, then began in earnest to acclimate themselves to their new home and orbiting laboratory. Additional Details: here....

2004 November 6 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-60 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fincke; Padalka; Chiao; Sharipov; Shargin. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-9; ISS EO-10; ISS EP-7. Summary: Expedition 10 Commander Leroy Chiao and Cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov picked up the pace of scientific, maintenance and familiarization activities aboard the International Space Station this week.. Additional Details: here....

2004 November 12 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-61 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: Expedition 10 Commander Leroy Chiao this week extended his reach beyond the confines of the pressurized compartments of the International Space Station as he and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov near the one month mark in space since launch Oct. 14.. Additional Details: here....

2004 November 19 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-62 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The Expedition 10 crew eased into the second month of its six-month stay onboard the International Space Station by working on science experiments and preparing for the arrival of a new cargo ship.. Additional Details: here....

2004 November 26 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-63 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: Just like many Earth-bound travelers, the International Space Station crew observed Thanksgiving this week and prepared for a short trip planned for Monday.. Additional Details: here....

2004 November 29 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-64 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The International Space Station crewmembers took a short ride this morning as they flew their Soyuz TMA-5 spacecraft from one docking port to another to pave the way for two spacewalks next year.. Additional Details: here....

2004 November 29 - .
  • Soyuz TMA-5 moved - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. The EO-10 crew entered Soyuz TMA-5, undocked it from the Pirs module of the International Space Station at 09:32 GMT and redocked it at the nearby Zarya module at 09:53 GMT. This cleared the Pirs docking port for the expected arrival of a Progress unmanned logistics spacecraft.

2004 December 3 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-65 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The International Space Station's Expedition 10 crewmembers completed the first 50 days of their six-month mission this week, highlighted by a short flight in their Soyuz spacecraft.. Additional Details: here....

2004 December 10 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-66 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: International Space Station crewmembers this week continued research and maintenance activities and prepared for arrival of the next Progress cargo craft.. Additional Details: here....

2004 December 17 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-67 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The Expedition 10 crew made ready for the Christmas arrival of an unpiloted resupply spacecraft this week while continuing research and maintenance activities aboard the International Space Station.. Additional Details: here....

2004 December 23 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-68 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. A Russian cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station. The Progress resupply ship launched at 4:19:31 p.m. CST from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, and less than 10 minutes later settled into orbit. Moments after that, automatic commands deployed its solar arrays and navigational antennas. Additional Details: here....

2004 December 23 - . 22:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. LV Configuration: Soyuz-U Zh15000-092 / ISS-16P.
  • Progress M-51 - . Payload: Progress M s/n 251. Mass: 7,250 kg (15,980 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: RAKA. Manufacturer: Korolev. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned logistics spacecraft. Flight: ISS EO-10. Spacecraft: Progress M. Duration: 76.00 days. Decay Date: 2005-03-09 . USAF Sat Cat: 28503 . COSPAR: 2004-051A. Apogee: 355 km (220 mi). Perigee: 316 km (196 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.20 min. Launch delayed from November 24, December 22 . Progress M-51 docked with the Zvezda module of the International Space Station on December 25 at 23:58 GMT, bringing critical food supplies to the EO-10 crew. Press hype during the delays prior to the launch had portrayed the situation as one where failure of the Progress to dock would have required the crew to either return to earth or starve.

    Undocked from at 16:06 GMT on February 27, 2005, in order to clear the port for Progress M-52, which would launch the next day. Progress M-51 lowered its perigee at around 18:30 GMT and remained in orbit for several days. FInally an engine firing was commanded, bringing it down in a destructive re-entry over the Pacific Ocean on March 9.


2004 December 25 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-69 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: An unpiloted Russian cargo ship linked up the International Space Station this evening, completing a two-day Christmas journey to deliver 2.5 tons of food, fuel, oxygen, water, supplies and holiday gifts to the crew.. Additional Details: here....

2004 December 30 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #04-70 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The Expedition 10 crew wrapped up its last week of 2004 unloading contents from the newly arrived Russian Progress cargo vehicle and making plans to ring in the new year Space Station style.. Additional Details: here....

2005 January 7 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-1 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The Expedition 10 crew began the New Year by embarking on biomedical experiments, unloading contents from the recently arrived Russian Progress cargo vehicle and troubleshooting the Station's oxygen generator.. Additional Details: here....

2005 January 14 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-2 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Midway through a six-month stay on the International Space Station, the tenth Expedition crew this week focused on routine maintenance, biomedical investigations and assisted with a software upgrade that should make life a little easier for ground controllers. Additional Details: here....

2005 January 21 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-3 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: Space Station crewmembers marked their 100th day in space Friday, ending a workweek focused on preparations for their first spacewalk, planned for Wednesday, Jan. 26.. Additional Details: here....

2005 January 26 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-4 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The residents of the International Space Station ventured outside today for a 5-hour, 28-minute spacewalk to install a work platform, cables and robotic and scientific experiments on the exterior of the Zvezda Service Module.. Additional Details: here....

2005 January 26 - . 07:43 GMT - .
  • EVA ISS EO-10-1 - . Crew: Chiao; Sharipov. EVA Type: Extra-Vehicular Activity. EVA Duration: 0.23 days. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. The EO-10 crew, wearing Orlan spacesuits, first installed a work platform on the exterior of the Zvezda Service Module. Station systems were put on autopilot for the duration of the spacewalk. Atop the platform the astronauts mounted a German experiment, a small remote-controlled manipulator arm, meant to test the operation of lightweight robotic joints in space. They also moved a Japanese micrometeoroid experiment and inspected the station's environmental control system vents for blockages. They completed their work by placing Russian biological experiments on the station exterior.

2005 January 28 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-5 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The International Space Station crew completed another eventful week, highlighted by its first spacewalk.. Additional Details: here....

2005 February 4 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-6 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov; Krikalyov; Phillips; Vittori. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; ISS EO-11; ISS EP-8; STS-114. Summary: The Expedition 10 crew turned its attention to the Space Shuttle's return to flight this week, spending several days pre-packing International Space Station items destined for return to Earth aboard Discovery.. Additional Details: here....

2005 February 11 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-7 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The Expedition 10 crew of the International Space Station completed another productive week of their mission, focusing on science experiments, Progress undocking preparations and robotic arm operations.. Additional Details: here....

2005 February 18 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-8 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The International Space Station crew began preparations this week for the arrival of fresh supplies aboard a new Russian cargo ship planned to launch at the end of the month.. Additional Details: here....

2005 February 25 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-9 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; STS-114. The crew members aboard the International Space Station are winding down a week that saw them preparing for the arrival of a new cargo spacecraft and helping achieve a milestone in Station robotics operations, which has the potential for long-term exploration applications. Additional Details: here....

2005 February 28 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-10 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; STS-114. Carrying more than two tons of supplies, a Russian cargo spacecraft began a two-day trip to the International Space Station today after its launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The ISS Progress 17 resupply ship launched at 1:09 p.m. CST. Less than 10 minutes later, it settled into orbit and automatic commands deployed its solar arrays and navigational antennas. Additional Details: here....

2005 February 28 - . 19:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. LV Configuration: Soyuz-U Zh15000-093 / ISS-17P.
  • Progress M-52 - . Payload: Progress M s/n 252. Mass: 7,250 kg (15,980 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: RAKA. Manufacturer: Kozlov. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned logistics spacecraft. Flight: ISS EO-10. Spacecraft: Progress M. Duration: 107.20 days. Decay Date: 2005-06-16 . USAF Sat Cat: 28624 . COSPAR: 2005-007A. Apogee: 360 km (220 mi). Perigee: 350 km (210 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.60 min. Summary: Docked with the Zvezda module of the International Space Station at 20:10 GMT on March 2. Undocked at 20:16 GMT on 15 June. Retrofire at 23:16 GMT lowered its perigee to 62 km, and resulting in a destructive re-entry over the Pacific at 23:57 GMT..
  • Nanosputnik - . Payload: TEKh-42 / TNS-0 s/n 1. Mass: 5.00 kg (11.00 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: RKA. Program: ISS. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Flight: ISS EO-10. Spacecraft: Nanosputnik. Decay Date: 2005-08-30 . USAF Sat Cat: 28547 . COSPAR: 2005-007C. Apogee: 353 km (219 mi). Perigee: 341 km (211 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.50 min. Summary: Nanosatellite delivered by Progress M-52 to the International Space Station. 30 cm long, it was released from during a spacewalk on 28 March 2005..

2005 March 2 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-11 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; STS-114. Summary: An unpiloted Russian cargo ship linked up to the International Space Station today to deliver more than 2 tons of food, fuel, oxygen, water, supplies and spare parts.. Additional Details: here....

2005 March 4 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-12 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. International Space Station crewmembers' focus this week was the ISS Progress 17 cargo spacecraft. Expedition 10 Commander and NASA Station Science Officer Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov spent some of the early part of the week preparing for the arrival of the unpiloted Russian cargo carrier, and much of Thursday and Friday unloading it. Additional Details: here....

2005 March 11 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-13 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. Summary: The International Space Station crew unpacked its newest cargo ship this week and prepared to replace a faulty component in the Quest Airlock with a new unit delivered on the supply craft.. Additional Details: here....

2005 March 18 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-14 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; STS-114. Summary: The crew aboard the International Space Station turned its attention to spacewalks this week with repair and preparatory work in two airlocks.. Additional Details: here....

2005 March 25 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-15 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; STS-114. Summary: Expedition 10 Commander Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov completed preparations for a Monday spacewalk this week and rested to prepare for the excursion.. Additional Details: here....

2005 March 28 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-16 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. The residents of the International Space Station ventured outside today for a 4-hour, 30-minute spacewalk to install communications equipment on the exterior of the Zvezda Service Module and deploy a small satellite experiment. The equipment installation tasks were preparations for the maiden docking of the European Space Agency's cargo carrier, the Automated Transfer Vehicle "Jules Verne," due to launch next year. Additional Details: here....

2005 March 28 - . 06:25 GMT - .
  • EVA ISS EO-10-2 - . Crew: Chiao; Sharipov. EVA Type: Extra-Vehicular Activity. EVA Duration: 0.19 days. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10. The EO-10 crew exited in Orlan suits from the Pirs airlock. They installed communications and GPS antennae to support rendezvous and docking by the European ATV unmanned logistics vehicle. Sharipov placed a 5 kg nanosatellite into space, Nanosputnik, into orbit. Other external trash was also released.

2005 April 1 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-17 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov; Krikalyov; Phillips; Vittori. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; ISS EO-11; ISS EP-8; STS-114. Summary: Following their second spacewalk and nearing the end of a six-month flight, Expedition 10 crew members conducted science experiments, prepared for the arrival of their replacements and readied the Station for the first post-Columbia Shuttle mission.. Additional Details: here....

2005 April 8 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-18 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov; Krikalyov; Phillips; Vittori. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; ISS EO-11; ISS EP-8. Summary: The current International Space Station crew began packing for home this week while the next Station crew completed a final review of plans before heading to the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, to prepare for launch.. Additional Details: here....

2005 April 14 - .
2005 April 15 - . 00:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG. LV Configuration: Soyuz-FG Zh15000-014 / ISS-10S.
  • Soyuz TMA-6 - . Call Sign: Basalt. Crew: Krikalyov; Phillips; Vittori. Return Crew: Krikalyov; Phillips; Olsen. Payload: Soyuz TMA s/n 216. Mass: 7,250 kg (15,980 lb). Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Vittori; Krikalyov; Phillips; Olsen. Agency: RKA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spacecraft. Flight: ISS EO-11; ISS EP-8; ISS EO-10. Spacecraft: Soyuz TMA. Duration: 179.02 days. Decay Date: 2005-10-11 . USAF Sat Cat: 28640 . COSPAR: 2005-013A. Apogee: 360 km (220 mi). Perigee: 350 km (210 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.60 min. The Soyuz TMA-6 docked with International Space Station's Pirs module at 02:20 GMT on April 17. Commander of the long-duration EO-11 crew was Russian cosmonaut Sergey Krikalyov. Flight engineer and science officer was American astronaut John Phillips. Italian Roberto Vittori accompanied the EO-10 crew aboard Soyuz TMA-6 to the station on the European Space Agency EP-8 Eneide mission.

2005 April 16 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-20 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov; Krikalyov; Phillips; Vittori. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; ISS EO-11; ISS EP-8; STS-114. Summary: New residents arrived at the International Space Station tonight to begin a six-month mission and to prepare for the arrival of the first Space Shuttle crew to visit the complex since November 2002.. Additional Details: here....

2005 April 22 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-21 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov; Krikalyov; Phillips; Vittori. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; ISS EO-11; ISS EP-8; STS-114. Summary: Aboard the International Space Station this week, one crew counted down its final days in space, headed toward a return to Earth on Sunday, while another crew began a six-month journey in orbit.. Additional Details: here....

2005 April 24 - .
  • Landing of Soyuz TMA-5 - . Return Crew: Chiao; Sharipov; Vittori. Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov; Vittori. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; ISS EO-11; ISS EP-8. The EO-10 crew, having handed over the ISS to EO-11, boarded Soyuz TMA-5 together with EP-8 astronaut Vittori. They undocked from the ISS Zarya module at 18:45 GMT, made retrofire on schedule at 21:17, and landed on muddy ground at 51 deg 03" N / 67 deg 18" E at 22:07

2005 April 24 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-22 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov; Krikalyov; Phillips; Vittori. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; ISS EO-11; ISS EP-8. After traveling more than 78 million miles aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 10 Commander and NASA ISS Science Officer Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov returned to Earth today. With them was European Space Agency Astronaut Roberto Vittori, who had spent eight days aboard the orbiting complex doing research. Additional Details: here....

2005 April 29 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-23 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Chiao; Sharipov; Krikalyov; Phillips; Vittori. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-10; ISS EO-11; ISS EP-8; STS-114. Summary: The new crew members of the International Space Station completed their first full work week today as they conducted routine maintenance, continued to settle in and practiced photography to be used when the Space Shuttle returns to flight.. Additional Details: here....

2005 May 6 - .
  • International Space Station Status Report #05-24 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Krikalyov; Phillips; Chiao; Sharipov. Program: ISS. Flight: ISS EO-11; ISS EO-10. Summary: Commander Sergei Krikalev and Flight Engineer John Phillips moved full speed ahead into their Expedition 11 maintenance and science work aboard the International Space Station during their third week in space. . Additional Details: here....

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