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Expedition 21

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Oct. 14, 2009 – ISS Progress 35 Launches
Oct. 17, 2009 – ISS Progress 35 Docks
Oct. 30, 2009 – HTV-1 Released
Nov. 18, 2009 – STS-129 Arrives
Nov. 15, 2009 – STS-129 Departs

Previous/Next Expeditions

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Expedition 21

Expedition 21 landed on Dec. 1, 2009. For the latest news and information on the International Space Station, visit the main station page. › Read more

ISS021-S-002A: Expedition 21 crew members Image above: Pictured on the front row of this Expedition 21 crew portrait (from the left) is Flight Engineer Nicole Stott, Commander Frank De Winne and Flight Engineer Roman Romanenko. Pictured on the back row (from the left) are Flight Engineers Maxim Suraev, Jeffrey Williams and Robert Thirsk. Image credit: NASA
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Crew Profiles

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Overview

iss021-s-001 -- Expedition 21 crew insignia
Expedition 21 began with the Soyuz TMA-14 undocking in October 2009. Two new crew members arrived on the Soyuz TMA-16 for the handover before the previous crew departed.

Soyuz TMA-15
Crew: Roman Romanenko, Frank De Winne, Robert Thirsk

Launch:
› May 27, 2009, 6:34 a.m. EDT

Docking:
› May 29, 2009, 8:34 a.m. EDT

Landing:
› Dec. 1, 2009, 2:15 a.m. EST

Soyuz TMA-16
Crew: Jeff Williams, Maxim Suraev, Guy Laliberté

Launch:
› Sept. 30, 2009, 3:14 a.m. EDT

Docking:
› Oct. 2, 2009, 4:37 a.m. EDT

Landing:
› March 18, 2010, 7:24 a.m. EDT

› Expedition 21/22 Press Kit (6.1 Mb PDF)

Expedition 21 Multimedia

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