Expedition 39

Expedition 39

ISS Expedition 39
Mission type ISS Expedition
Space Station International Space Station
Began 10 March 2014 (2014-03-10Z) UTC
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Arrived aboard Soyuz TMA-11M
Soyuz TMA-12M
Departed aboard Soyuz TMA-11M
Soyuz TMA-12M
Crew size 6
Members Expedition 38/39:
Koichi Wakata
Richard A. Mastracchio
Mikhail Tyurin

Expedition 39/40:
Aleksandr Skvortsov
Oleg Artemyev
Steven R. Swanson

(l-r) Artemyev, Swanson, Skvortsov, Tyurin, Wakata and Mastracchio

ISS expeditions
← Expedition 38 Expedition 40

Expedition 39 was the 39th expedition to the International Space Station. It marked the first time the ISS had been under command of a Japanese astronaut, space veteran Koichi Wakata. After Expedition 21 in 2009 and Expedition 35 in 2013, it was only the third time an ISS-crew is led neither by a NASA nor a RSA crew member.


Position First Part
(March 2014)
Second Part
(March 2014 to May 2014)
Commander Koichi Wakata, JAXA
Fourth spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Richard A. Mastracchio, NASA
Fourth spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Mikhail Tyurin, RSA
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 3 Aleksandr Skvortsov, RSA
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 4 Oleg Artemyev, RSA
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 5 Steven R. Swanson, NASA
Third spaceflight
JAXA,[1] NASA,[2] ESA[3]


  1. ^ "Astronaut Koichi Wakata Selected as Member of ISS Expedition Crew". JAXA. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ "NASA And Partners Name Upcoming Space Station Crew Members". NASA. Retrieved 2011-02-19. 
  3. ^ "ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst to fly to Space Station in 2014". ESA. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 

External links

  • NASA's Space Station Expeditions page