Expedition 22 launched to the International Space Station on December 20, 2009. For the latest news and information on their mission, visit the main station page. [ Read more ]
From the left (front row) are Commander Jeffrey Williams and Flight Engineer Oleg Kotov, flight engineer. From the left (back row) are T.J. Creamer, Maxim Suraev and Soichi Noguchi, all flight engineers.
Commander Jeffrey N. Williams
Astronaut Jeffrey Williams will serve as a flight engineer and commander for Expedition 21 and commander of Expedition 22. He previously resided on the space station for six months in 2006 as a member of the Expedition 13 crew.
Flight Engineer Maxim Suraev
Cosmonaut Maxim Suraev will serve as a flight engineer for Expeditions 21 and 22. He was selected as a test-cosmonaut candidate of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center Cosmonaut Office in December 1997.
Flight Engineer Oleg Kotov
Cosmonaut Oleg Kotov will serve as an Expedition 22 flight engineer and Expedition 23 commander. In 2007 Kotov served a six-month tour of duty aboard the International Space Station as an Expedition 15 flight engineer.
Flight Engineer Soichi Noguchi
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi will fly to the station aboard the Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft to serve as a flight engineer for Expeditions 22 and 23. Previously, he flew on STS-114 Discovery in 2005 and participated in three spacewalks.
Flight Engineer Timothy J. (T.J.) Creamer
NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer will fly to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft to serve as a flight engineer for Expeditions 22 and 23. This is his first spaceflight.
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