Expedition 46 will begin in December 2015 with the departure of Soyuz 43. Three additional crew members will arrive later in November aboard Soyuz 45. Official final version. The original design was rejected after it was produced initially with a more stylised '46' to be replaced with this version.
Crew: Sergey Volkov, Scott Kelly, Mikhail Kornienko
Launch: October 2015
Landing: March 2016 *
* As the One-Year crew, Kelly and Kornienko will launch aboard Soyuz 42 in March 2015 and return to Earth on Soyuz 44 in March 2016.
Crew: Tim Kopra, Tim Peake, Sergey Zalyotin
Launch: November 2015
Landing: May 2016