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This is a chronological list of expeditions to the International Space Station (ISS). All permanent crew of the ISS are called "Expedition n" where n is increased sequentially with each shipment.
Visitors and tourists refueling of space missions are excluded (see list of space flight to the ISS for details). Commander of the ISS are in italics. "Duration" refers to the crew and not always corresponds to "Vol Up" or "Vol Down".

List of expeditions:

Expedition Expedition Patch Description
     
Expedition 1 Crew The first long duration stay on the International Space Station(ISS) was by Expedition1 where 3 member crew stayed aboard for 136 days from November 2000 ...

Expedition Two Crew The second longest space duration aboard the International Space Station was Expedition 2 where 3 crew member stayed from March to August 2001. The crew ...

Expedition Three Crew The Expedition Three crew of the International Space Station enjoyed a unique view of the 2001 Leonid meteor storm. Check out Expedition Three Commander Frank Culbertson's ...

Expedition 4 Crew Itís the fourth expedition to the space station. The mission was launched in the year 2001 comprising of 3 crew members. The objectives of Expedition ...

Expedition Five Crew It was the fifth longest duration stay on the International Space Station that lasted for 184 days comprising of three crews. The crew of Expedition ...

Expedition Six Crew The sixth expedition to the International Space Station comprised of the last three man crew to reside until the arrival of STS-131. Two spacewalks were ...

Expedition 7 Crew The mission lasted for more than 6 months and the crew comprised of just 2 members. The Space Shuttle was grounded due to the Colombia ...

Expedition 8 Crew Expedition comprised of just 2 crew members and they conducted space walks outside rather working inside the station. Foale and Kaleri worked on Stations Operation ...

Expedition 9 Crew Expedition 9 was started in the year 2004 lasting for 185 days comprising of crew members Edward Fincke and Gennady Padalka. Four space walks were ...

Expedition 10 Crew Expedition 10 stayed for emergency evacuation and crew members were involved in Advanced Diagnostic Ultrasound in Microgravity project. Crew member Chiao was the first astronaut ...

Expedition 11 Crew The mission was carried out using Soyuz TMA-6 stayed during the expedition for emergency evacuation. The mission launched for nearly 6 months and conducted spacewalk ...

Expedition 12 Crew It was launched from Kazakhstan using the Russian Soyuz TMA-7 spacecraft. The objectives of the mission included station assembly operations, maintenance and science in micro ...

Expedition 13 Crew The mission was launched in the year 2006 and lasted for 6 months. The three crew member conducted two space walks which included repair of ...

Expedition 14 Crew Expedition 14 was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in the year 2006 comprising of 3 crew members. The third member of the crew was Sunita Williams ...

Expedition 15 Crew Expedition 15 to International Space Station comprised of four crew members and for the most of the time only three were on the station. Sunita ...

Expedition 16 Crew It was launched in the year 2007 comprising of two crew members Malenchenko and Whiston aboard Soyuz TMA-11 and was later joined by Sheikh Muszaphar ...

Expedition 17 Crew It was launched in the year 2008 at Baikonur comprising of 3 crew members. The expedition also had the distinction of Sergei Volkov as the ...

Expedition 18 Crew It was launched in the year 2008 comprising of 3 crew members headed by commander Micheal Fincke. In the year 2009 a piece of debris ...

Expedition 19 It was launched in the year 2009 aboard the Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft and was commanded by Russian Air Force colonel Gennady Padalka. It was also ...

Expedition 20 It was launched on May 2009 from Baikonur Cosmodrome comprising of 6 crew members. It was the first time six crew members dwelled the station. ...

Expedition 21 The mission was launched at Baikonur Cosmodrome in September 2009 and lasted for six months.Frank de Winne became the first European space Agency astronaut to ...

Expedition 22 It was launched in November 2009 in Baikonur Cosmodrome comprising of five crew members and ended in March 2010 when Souyuz TMA-16 undocked. For ...

Expedition 23 It was launched in March 2010 from Baikonur Cosmodrome comprising of 6 crew members .The duration of the mission was for 76 days. It also ...

Expedition 24 Launched in June 2010,two space walks were planned in Expedition 24 ,but three spacewalks were added to remove and replace a failed ammonia pump module. ...

Expedition 25 The expedition was carried out in September 2010 with three new crew members joining the existing three members forming into a 6 member crew. Commander ...

Expedition 26 Expedition 26 began when half of the crew members of the previous mission returned to Earth on board Soyus TMA-19. Two spacewalks were conducted by ...

Expedition 27 The expedition was launched in March 2011 comprising of 6 crew members. A lot of notable events happened during this expedition which includes arrival of ...

Expedition 28 It was launched on May 2011 after the arrival of members of Expedition 27.It was also the final Space shuttle mission,STS-135 in July 2011.Two spacewalks ...