Image above: Pictured on the front row are Expedition 37 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin (left) and Flight Engineer Oleg Kotov. Pictured from the left (back row) are Flight Engineers Karen Nyberg, Luca Parmitano, Michael Hopkins and Sergey Ryazanskiy. Photo credit: NASA
NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryzansky will launch aboard a Soyuz spacecraft in September 2013 to join their Expedition 37 crewmates aboard the International Space Station. Hopkins will be the first member of the 2009 NASA astronaut class to fly into space.
Expedition 37 Features
Expedition 37 began with the undocking of Soyuz TMA-08M in Sept. 2013. Three new crew members arrived aboard Soyuz TMA-10M in Sept. 2013.
Crew: Fyodor Yurchikhin, Karen Nyberg, Luca Parmitano
Launch: May 28, 2013, 4:31 p.m. EDT
Docking: May 28, 2013, 10:10 p.m. EDT
Landing: Nov. 10, 2013, 9:49 p.m. EST
Crew: Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazanskiy, Michael Hopkins
Launch: Sept. 25, 2013, 4:58 p.m. EDT
Docking: Sept. 25, 2013, 10:45 p.m. EDT
Landing: March 10, 2014, 11:24 p.m. EDT
Spacewalk: Nov. 9, 2013