Expedition 46

Expedition 46

ISS Expedition 46
Mission type ISS Expedition
Space Station International Space Station
Arrived aboard Soyuz TMA-16M
Soyuz TMA-18M
Soyuz TMA-19M
Departed aboard Soyuz TMA-18M
Soyuz TMA-19M
Crew size 6 (planned)
Members Expedition 45/46:
Sergey Volkov
Mikhail Korniyenko
Scott Kelly

Expedition 46/47:
Yuri Malenchenko
Timothy Peake
Timothy Kopra

ISS expeditions
← Expedition 45 Expedition 47

Expedition 46 is scheduled to be the 46th expedition to the International Space Station.

Sergey Volkov, Mikhail Korniyenko and Scott Kelly are to transfer from Expedition 45, the latter two as part of their year-long stay aboard the ISS. Expedition 46 is scheduled to begin upon the departure of Soyuz TMA-17M in December 2015 and conclude upon the departure of Soyuz TMA-18M in March 2016. The crew of Soyuz TMA-19M are then to transfer to Expedition 47.[1][2] The expedition will take the first British ESA astronaut (Tim Peake) to visit the International Space Station (ISS).


Position First Part
(December 2015)
Second Part
(December 2015 to March 2016)
Commander Scott Kelly, NASA
Fourth Spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Mikhail Korniyenko, RSA
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Sergey Alexandrovich Volkov, RSA
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 3 Yuri Malenchenko, RSA
Sixth spaceflight
Flight Engineer 4 Timothy Peake, ESA
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 5 Timothy Kopra, NASA
Second spaceflight


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External links

  • NASA's Space Station Expeditions page