2009 Mission Manifest and Science Programme PDF Print Email

**NOTE: This list is subject to change depending upon mission requirements**

January

XR05-02 - Lunar Supplies
SR-08 - Sounding Rocket 8 - Astronomy research

February

February 5 - Jarvis test launch (from Overton with asteroid probe)
February 9 - Progress M-01M undocking (from Pirs)
February 10 - Progress M-66 launch
February 12 - Progress M-66 docking (to Pirs)

March

March 25 - Soyuz TMA-14 launch [Padalka, Barratt, Simonyi]
March 27 - Soyuz TMA-14 docking (to SPDM)

April

April 5 - Soyuz TMA-13 undocking (from Zarya) and landing [Lonchakov, Fincke, Simonyi]

April 8 - DG-015 launch from Ascension [Samuels, Saperstein, Rozell, Teffit, Highfill, Wakata(up)]
April 17 - DG-015 landing [Samuels, Saperstein, Rozell, Teffit, Highfill, Magnus(down)]

April 22 - Progress M-02M launch
April 24 - Progress M-02M docking (to SPDM)

May

May 14 - Neptune-1 - CLASSIFIED (replanned)
May 18 - Progress M-66 undocking (from SPDM)
(replanned)
May 27 - Soyuz TMA-15 launch [Romanenko, de Winne, Thirsk]
May 30 - Soyuz TMA-15 docking (to SPDM)

June

June  5 - XR05-03 launch from Ascension to moon [Daigre, Grecio, Butzek, Tegethoff, Borland, Simonson]
June 17 - XR02-02 landing at Ascension
June 20 - Sounding Rockets, Launch 9 (Solar Eclipse Test Package)
June 22 - Themis-1 (Landmod and weight simulator)
June 29 - Progress M-02M undocking (from SPDM)
June 30 - Progress M-67 launch

July


July 2 - Progress M-67 docking (to ISS)
July 7 - Lunar Traverse 9-1 (Exp. 9, Traverse 1 - Apollo Site support)
July 10 - ISS Stage EVA (Thirsk) - External experiment package replacement, Ammonia tank work
July 18 - DG-017 Launch [ISS] [Whitbeck, Hurley, Ancheta, Wolf, Payette, Kopra(Up), Wakata(Down)]
July 22 - TX High altitude eclipse observation

August


August 7 - Themis-3 (Crew Capsule to ISS)
August 14 - Lunar Traverse 9-2 (Exp. 9, Traverse 2 - Apollo Site support, First overnight)
August 29 - DG-018 Launch [ISS] [Buck,Stott(Up),Kopra(Down)]

September

September  1 - E-TDRSS-2 (replanned)
September 8 - Sounding Rocket 10 (TBD)
September 10 - HTV-1 launch
September 16 - HTV-1 docking (Harmony nadir) with SSRMS help
September 30 - Soyuz TMA-16 launch [Suraev, J.Williams, Laliberté]

October

October 2 - Soyuz TMA-16 docking (to SPDM)
October 15 - Mars Launch 1
October 17 - Mars Launch 2
October 16 - HTV-1 undocking (Harmony nadir) and deorbit
October 19 - STS-208 - Hubble servicing mission

October 11 - Soyuz TMA-14 undocking (from Pirs) and landing [Padalka, Barratt, Laliberté]
October 22 - Progress M-03M launch

October 24 - Progress M-03M docking (to Pirs)
NET October 28 - Arrow Moon Arrival & landing

November

November 18 - E-TDRSS 3
November 23 - Soyuz TMA-15 undocking (from SPDM) and landing [Romanenko, de Winne, Stott]

December

December 4  - XR05-04 Launch
December 7 - Soyuz TMA-17 launch [Kotov, Creamer, Noguchi]
December 9 - Soyuz TMA-17 docking (to Zarya)
December 12 - XR05-04 Landing at Brighton beech
December 18 - XR05-04 departs Brighton Beech
December 20 - Progress M-67 undocking (from Zvezda)
December 21 - Progress M-04M launch
December 21 - XR05-04 Earth Arrival
December 22 - XR05-04 Earth Landing
December 23 - Progress M-04M docking (to Zvezda)