Expedition 45

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ISS Expedition 45
Mission type ISS Expedition
Space Station International Space Station
Began 11 September 2015 (2015-09-11Z) UTC
Ended 11 December 2015 (2015-12-12Z) UTC
Arrived aboard Soyuz TMA-16M
Soyuz TMA-17M
Soyuz TMA-18M
Departed aboard Soyuz TMA-17M
Soyuz TMA-18M
Crew size 6 (Departed)
Members Expedition 44/45/46:
Mikhail Korniyenko
Scott Kelly

Expedition 44/45:
Oleg Kononenko
Kimiya Yui
Kjell N. Lindgren

Expedition 45/46:
Sergey Volkov

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(l-r) Scott Kelly, Sergei Wolkow, Mikhail Korniyenko, Kjell Lindgren, Oleg Kononenko and Kimiya Yui

Expedition 45 was the 45th expedition to the International Space Station. Scott Kelly and Mikhail Korniyenko transferred from Expedition 44 as part of their year-long stay aboard the ISS. Expedition 45 began with the arrival of Soyuz TMA-18M at the ISS on September 11, 2015, and concluded with the departure of Soyuz TMA-17M on December 11 2015. Kelly, Korniyenko and Sergey Volkov then transferred to the crew of Expedition 46.[1][2]


Position Crew
Commander Scott Kelly, NASA
Fourth Spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 Mikhail Korniyenko, RSA
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 Oleg Kononenko, RSA
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 3 Kimiya Yui, JAXA
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 4 Kjell N. Lindgren, NASA
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 5 Sergey Volkov, RSA
Third spaceflight
Expedition 45 crew poster


  1. ^ a b "Upcoming ISS expeditions". Spacefacts. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "International Space Station Crew Assignments". Spaceflight101. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 

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