Expedition 65

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ISS Expedition 65
Mission typeLong-duration mission to the ISS
OperatorNASA / Roscosmos
Space StationInternational Space Station
Arrived aboardSpaceX Crew-2
Soyuz MS-18
Crew size7
EVAs≥1 (planned) [1]
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Expedition 65 is scheduled to be the 65th long duration expedition to the International Space Station. The mission is scheduled to begin on 9 April 2021, with the departure of Soyuz MS-17.[2] The senior crew will be made up of SpaceX Crew-2 crew members Shane Kimbrough, Akihiko Hoshide, Megan McArthur and Thomas Pesquet, who will transfer from Expedition 64, with Hoshide taking command of the station for the increment.[3] They will be joined by Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky, Pyotr Dubrov and Sergey Korsakov, who will launch on Soyuz MS-18.


Position Astronaut
Commander Japan Akihiko Hoshide, JAXA
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 1 United States Shane Kimbrough, NASA
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 2 United States Megan McArthur, NASA
Second spaceflight
Flight Engineer 3 France Thomas Pesquet, ESA
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 4 Russia Oleg Novitsky, Roscosmos
Third spaceflight
Flight Engineer 5 Russia Pyotr Dubrov, Roscosmos
First spaceflight
Flight Engineer 6 Russia Sergey Korsakov, Roscosmos
First spaceflight


  1. ^ "Russia's 2021 expedition crew to practice spacewalk in lab conditions". tass.com. TASS. 19 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Schedule of ISS flight events (part 2)". forum.nasaspaceflight.com. 20 March 2020.
  3. ^ https://www.jaxa.jp/press/2020/07/20200728-1_j.html