Expedition 12 (2005) was the 12th expedition to the International Space Station, launched from Kazakhstan using the Russian Soyuz TMA-7 spacecraft. The crew landed back in Kazakhstan on 8 April 2006 with the addition of the first Brazilian astronaut, Marcos Pontes.
American entrepreneur Gregory Olsen was launched in the Soyuz TMA-7 spacecraft and returned with Expedition 11 on Soyuz TMA-6 on 11 October 2005 thereby becoming the third space tourist
This version of the Expedition 12 patch was designed by Alex Panchenko. Two versions were made, black and blue for McArthur and Tokarev, respectfully. They feature the name of Thomas Reiter who was bumped to Expedition 13.