Crew & Mission

(JSC2005-E-36549 - 26 August 2005) - Attired in Russian Sokol suits, cosmonaut Valery I. Tokarev, Expedition 12 flight engineer and Soyuz commander, and astronaut William S. McArthur, Jr., Expedition 12 commander and NASA Space Station science officer, pause from a busy training schedule in Star City, Russia to pose for a crew portrait.

(ISS012-S-002 - 8 June 2005) - Astronaut William S. McArthur, Jr. and cosmonaut Valery I. Tokarev, pause from their training schedule to pose for their official crew portrait at Johnson Space Center (JSC). The two are scheduled to be launched to the International Space Station in early fall of this year in a Soyuz TMA-7 spacecraft.


(left) William McArthur, Valery Tokarev and Thomas Reiter training in Star City. (right) The Soyuz TMA-7 crew in training.

The Flight Suits

IVA Wear

The Exp-12 Artwork

(ISS012-S-001 - September 2005) - This is the insignia for Expedition 12. Crewmembers are astronaut William S. McArthur, commander and NASA Space Station Science Officer, and Russia's Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Valery I. Tokarev, flight engineer and Soyuz commander.

The Exp-12 Panchenko patch

Alex panchenko made two versions, a black (worn by McArthur), and a blue, (worn by Tokarev).

Collecting Exp-12

The Randy Hunt version of the Exp-12 patch.

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