|Mission type||ISS Expedition|
|Space Station||International Space Station|
|Began||11 June 2015 UTC|
|Ended||11 September 2015 UTC|
|Arrived aboard||Soyuz TMA-16M
|Departed aboard||Soyuz TMA-16M
Kjell N. Lindgren
(l-r) Kjell Lindgren, Oleg Kononenko, Kimiya Yui, Scott Kelly, Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Korniyenko
Expedition 44 was the 44th expedition to the International Space Station. It commenced with the departure of Soyuz TMA-15M from the ISS with the Expedition 42/43 crew on 11 June 2015, and ended with the departure of Soyuz TMA-16M on 11 September 2015.
Yury Lonchakov was originally supposed to be the commander of Expedition 44 following being Flight Engineer 3 on Expedition 43. However, he resigned from the Russian Federal Space Agency on September 6, 2013.
(June to July 2015)
(July 2015 to September 2015)
|Commander||Gennady Padalka, RSA
|Flight Engineer 1||Mikhail Korniyenko, RSA
|Flight Engineer 2||Scott Kelly, NASA
|Flight Engineer 3||Oleg Kononenko, RSA
|Flight Engineer 4||Kimiya Yui, JAXA
|Flight Engineer 5||Kjell N. Lindgren, NASA
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