2004 Space Flight Awareness : ISS Expedition Cards

2004 Space Flight Awareness : ISS Expedition Cards



2004 Space Flight Awareness : International Space Station Expedition Cards

International Space Station Expedition Cards were issued from 2004–2005 by NASA and Space Flight Awareness. The collection features International Space Station (ISS) crew members of Expedition 8 and Expedition 9. Space Shuttle Endeavour is pictured during the STS-113 approach to the ISS on November 25, 2002. STS-113 delivered the crew of Expedition 6 and returned the crew of Expedition 5.

2004 Space Flight Awareness ISS Expedition 5 : Space Shuttle Endeavour


Expedition 8 began on October 20, 2003, and concluded on April 29, 2004. Commander Michael Foale and Flight Engineer Aleksandr Kaleri launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on October 18, 2003. The crew was transported to the ISS aboard the Soyuz TMA-3 spacecraft piloted by ESA astronaut Pedro Duque. Michael Foale is the only astronaut to have lived aboard the ISS and Mir space stations.

2004 Space Flight Awareness ISS Expedition 8 - Commander C. Michael Foale 2004 Space Flight Awareness ISS Expedition 8 : Flight Engineer Alexander Y. Kaleri


Expedition 9 began on April 21, 2004, and concluded on October 23, 2004. Commander Gennady Padalka (RKA) and Flight Engineer Michael Fincke (NASA) launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on April 19, 2004. The crew was transported to the ISS aboard the Soyuz TMA-4 spacecraft piloted by ESA astronaut Aandré Kuipers.


Space Shuttle Mission Cards were issued from 1996–1999 by National Space Alliance in cooperation with NASA, Space Flight Awareness, and Planet 10.


ISS Expedition Cards
International Space Station STS-113
The Space Shuttle STS-113
Mission Commander C. Michael Foale Expedition 8
Flight Engineer Alexander Y. Kaleri Expedition 8
Commander Gennady Padalka Expedition 9
Flight Engineer Mike Fincke Expedition 9


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