World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Expedition 33

Article Id: WHEBN0025135033
Reproduction Date:

Title: Expedition 33  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: 2012 in spaceflight, Expedition 32, Soyuz TMA-06M, List of human spaceflights, 2011–present, Soyuz-FG
Collection: 2012 in Spaceflight, Expeditions to the International Space Station
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Expedition 33

ISS Expedition 33
Mission type ISS Expedition
Expedition
Space Station International Space Station
Began 16 September 2012, 23:09 (2012-09-16T23:09Z) UTC[1]
Ended Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.[1]
Arrived aboard Soyuz TMA-05M
Soyuz TMA-06M
Departed aboard Soyuz TMA-05M
Soyuz TMA-06M
Crew
Crew size 6
Members Expedition 32/33:
Sunita Williams
Yuri Malenchenko
Akihiko Hoshide

Expedition 33/34:
Kevin A. Ford
Oleg Novitskiy
Evgeny Tarelkin


(l-r) Williams, Malenchenko, Hoshide, Tarelkin, Novitskiy and Ford


ISS expeditions
← Expedition 32 Expedition 34

Expedition 33 was the 33rd long-duration expedition to the International Space Station (ISS). It began on 16 September 2012 with the departure from the ISS of the Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft, which returned the Expedition 32 crew to Earth.[1]

Contents

  • Crew 1
  • Notable experiments 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Crew

Position First Part
(September 2012 to October 2012)
Second Part
(October 2012 to November 2012)
Commander Sunita Williams, NASA
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Yuri Malenchenko, RSA
Fifth spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Akihiko Hoshide, JAXA
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 3 Kevin A. Ford, NASA
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 4 Oleg Novitskiy, RSA
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 5 Evgeny Tarelkin, RSA
First spaceflight
Source
NASA[2][3][4]
CubeSats launched by Expedition 33 crew on 4 October 2012.

Notable experiments

The crew successfully experimented with the Delay-tolerant networking protocol and managed to control a Lego robot on earth from space.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Expedition 33". National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  2. ^ NASA HQ (2010). "NASA And Partners Assign Crews For Upcoming Space Station Missions". NASA. Retrieved 8 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Astronaut Bio: Sunita Williams". NASA. Retrieved 2011-02-19. 
  4. ^ "Selection of Astronaut Akihiko Hoshide as a Member of the ISS Expedition Crew". JAXA. Retrieved 2011-02-19. 
  5. ^ http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2012/nov/HQ_12-391_DTN.html

External links

  • NASA's Space Station Expeditions page
  • NASA's Consolidated Launch Schedule
  • [1]
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.