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On April 2, Skvortsov, Kornienko, and Caldwell Dyson will launch to the station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. They will dock to the space station on April 4, joining Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, who arrived on the station in December as part of Expedition 22.

Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 22 Flight Engineers Oleg Kotov and Max Suraev conducted a 5 hour, 44 minute spacewalk Jan. 14 to outfit the new Russian Poisk module for future dockings by Russian spacecraft at the orbiting laboratory. Kotov and Suraev set up rendezvous equipment and docking targets on the Poisk, setting the stage for the scheduled relocation
of the Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft by Suraev and Station Commander Jeff Williams Jan. 21. They will fly the Soyuz from the aft end of the Zvezda Service Module for the maiden docking to the newly equipped Poisk.

Tweet! Tweet! Tweeting from Space

Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams is joined by astronauts T.J. Creamer and Soichi Noguchi on the International Space Station to discuss their "tweeting" from orbit, how using Twitter helps them keep everyone back on Earth informed of station activities, and the advent of internet access to the ISS. Noguchi says he received a "tweet" from the Japanese Prime Minister after speaking with him from orbit!

NASA TV coverage of Mondays news conference in Houston updating Expedition 22 aboard the International Space Station.

JAXA Astronaut Discusses Life in Space

International Space Station Flight Engineer Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency discussed his life aboard the orbiting laboratory with Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama during an in-flight event on Jan. 7.

Aboard the International Space Station, three members of the Expedition 22 crew, Commander Jeff Williams, Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer, and Flight Engineer
Soichi Noguchi participated in an in-flight educational event on Jan. 6, 2009. The crew spoke with the Winter School in Winter, Wisconsin and the Lac Courte Orielles Ojibwe School in Hayward, Wisconsin.

About ninety minutes after docking with the Zarya module, astronauts aboard the Soyuz capsule opened the hatch into the International Space Station. Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer of NASA and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency were greeted by Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA and Russian Flight Engineer Maxim Suraev.

NASA - Expedition 22 Soyuz Docking

Expedition 22 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer of NASA and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency arrived at the International Space Station Dec. 23, 2009. They docked to the Zarya module to begin six months on the complex.

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