Expedition 32

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ISS Expedition 32
Mission type ISS Expedition
Expedition
Space Station International Space Station
Began 1 July 2012, 04:48 (2012-07-01UTC04:48Z) UTC[1]
Ended 16 September 2012, 23:09 (2012-09-16UTC23:10Z) UTC[2]
Arrived aboard Soyuz TMA-04M
Soyuz TMA-05M
Departed aboard Soyuz TMA-04M
Soyuz TMA-05M
Crew
Crew size 6
Members Expedition 31/32:
Gennady Padalka
Joseph M. Acaba
Sergei Revin

Expedition 32/33:
Sunita Williams
Yuri Malenchenko
Akihiko Hoshide

ISS Expedition 32 Patch.png Expedition 32 crew portrait.jpg
(l-r) Hoshide, Malenchenko, Williams, Acaba, Padalka and Revin


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Expedition 32 was the 32nd long-duration expedition to the International Space Station (ISS). It began on 1 July 2012 with the departure from the ISS of the Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft, which returned the Expedition 31 crew to Earth,[1] and concluded on 16 September 2012 with the departure of Soyuz TMA-04M.[2] The Soyuz craft returned to Earth on 17 September 2012 at 6:53am Moscow Standard Time when touchdown was officially recorded by the Russian Federal Space Agency.

Crew[edit]

Position First part
(July 2012)
Second part
(July 2012 to September 2012)
Commander Gennady Padalka, RSA
Fourth spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Joseph M. Acaba, NASA
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Sergei Revin, RSA
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 3 Sunita Williams, NASA
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 4 Yuri Malenchenko, RSA
Fifth spaceflight
Flight Engineer 5 Akihiko Hoshide, JAXA
Second spaceflight
Source
NASA[3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Harding, Pete (1 July 2012). "Soyuz TMA-03M undocks from ISS and returns to Earth". NASASpaceFlight (not associated with NASA). Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Soyuz TMA-04M Spacecraft Undocks from Space Station". RIA Novosti. 16 September 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  3. ^ NASA HQ (2010). "NASA And Partners Assign Crews For Upcoming Space Station Missions". NASA. Retrieved 8 July 2010. 
  4. ^ Astronaut Bio: Sunita Williams
  5. ^ Selection of Astronaut Akihiko Hoshide as a Member of the ISS Expedition Crew
  6. ^ "Expedition 32 crew page". NASA. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 

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