|Mission type||ISS Expedition|
|Space Station||International Space Station|
|Began||18 November 2012|
|Ended||15 March 2013|
|Arrived aboard||Soyuz TMA-06M
|Departed aboard||Soyuz TMA-06M
Kevin A. Ford
Expedition 34 was the 34th long-duration expedition to the International Space Station (ISS). It began on 18 November 2012 with the departure from the ISS of the Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft, which returned the Expedition 33 crew to Earth.
(December 2012 to March 2013)
|Commander||Kevin A. Ford, NASA
|Flight Engineer 1||Oleg Novitskiy, RSA
|Flight Engineer 2||Evgeny Tarelkin, RSA
|Flight Engineer 3||Thomas Marshburn, NASA
|Flight Engineer 4||Chris Hadfield, CSA
|Flight Engineer 5||Roman Romanenko, RSA
Some of the science objectives included investigations of the human cardiovascular system in space, studies on fish and their sensation of gravity, and the impacts of solar radiation on Earth's climate. During the expedition, the robotic platform Robonaut, a humanoid robot test platform, continued testing.
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