EXPEDITION 49 CREW READIES FOR HOMECOMING

The six Expedition 49 crew members wave to mission controllers moments after cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin (right foreground) swapped command with NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough (left foreground) during a traditional Change of Command Ceremony. Credit: NASA TV

It’s time for Expedition 48-49 to return to earth for a well deserved homecoming today! NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough assumed command of the International Space Station from Commander Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian Federal Space Agency at 3:37 p.m. EDT Friday in a traditional Change of Command ceremony. Expedition 50 will officially begin under Kimbrough’s command… Continue reading EXPEDITION 49 CREW READIES FOR HOMECOMING

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