Change of Command

ISS Expedition 66 Change of Command Ceremony

International Space Station International Space Station Expedition 66

ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, first Expedition 66 commander, will hand over the International Space Station command to ROSCOSMOS cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov.

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International Space Station


Low Earth Orbit Government Founded: Nov. 20, 1998 Mass: 419.7T Volume: 931 m³

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Status - Active

The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite, in low Earth orbit. Its first component was launched into orbit in 1998, with the first long-term residents arriving in November 2000. It has been inhabited continuously since that date. The last pressurised module was fitted in 2011, and an experimental inflatable space habitat was added …


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