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Expedition 6

Exp 6 Visiting Vehicles

Feb. 01, 2003 – ISS Progress 9 Undocks
Feb. 04, 2003 – ISS Progress 10 Docks

* Space shuttle Columbia was lost on Feb. 7, 2003. The next shuttle to visit the station was Discovery in July 2005 on the STS-114 mission during Expedition 11.

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Expedition 6

iss006s002 -- Expedition 6 crew portrait Image above: Astronauts Donald Pettit (left), Expedition Six flight engineer; Kenneth Bowersox, mission commander; and cosmonaut Nikolai Budarin, flight engineer, attired in training versions of the shuttle launch and entry suit, pause from their training schedule for a crew portrait. Photo credit: NASA
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Crew Profiles

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Overview

Expedition 6 insignia
Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle Endeavour

Launch:
Nov. 23, 2002, 7:50 p.m. EST

Docking:
Nov. 25, 2002, 4:59 p.m.

Spacewalks:
Jan. 15, 2002
April 8, 2002


Return Vehicle: Soyuz TMA-1

Undocking:
May 3, 2003, 6:40 p.m.

Landing:
May 3, 2003, 10:07 p.m.

Duration:
On ISS: 159 days
On orbit: 161 days

› Expedition 6 Press Kit (1.7 Mb PDF)

Expedition 6 Multimedia

Page Last Updated: September 30th, 2013
Page Editor: Mark Garcia