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Koichi Wakata Weekly ISS Activity Report Vol.24 Video in Story

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Koichi Wakata Weekly ISS Activity Report Vol.24

Koichi Wakata performed a voice communication checkout via Inter-orbit Communication System (ICS) link with Tsukuba Space Center. ICS provides an direct network between the JEM and the Tsukuba Space Center in Japan through JAXA's Data Relay Test Satellite (DRTS).


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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 April 2014

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 April 2014

Today: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #26 Preparations: The crew completed the following tasks in preparation for EVA 26 to Remove and Replace (R&R) the failed External (EXT) Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MDM). The plan is to use Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU)s 3005 and 3011 for the EVA.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 April 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 April 2014 Video in Story

Today: SpaceX (SpX)-3 Launch Scrub: Today's planned SpX-3 launch from Cape Canaveral was scrubbed due to an issue with the launch vehicle. The next launch opportunity would be Friday, April 18, at 2:25pm CDT if the issue can be resolved.


Dragon Launch Scrubbed While Station Crew Prepares for Spacewalk

Dragon Launch Scrubbed While Station Crew Prepares for Spacewalk

Monday's launch attempt of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, loaded with nearly 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station's Expedition 39 crew, was scrubbed due to a helium leak on the Falcon 9 first stage. The next launch opportunity would be Friday, April 18 at 3:25 p.m. EDT if the issue can be resolved.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 11 April 2014

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 11 April 2014 Video in Story

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 10 April 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 10 April 2014 Video in Story

Today: Hybrid Training Part Four: Commander (CDR) Wakata donned the Hybrid Training hardware which provides electrical impulses to his non-dominant arm during concentric and eccentric arm motions.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 9 April 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 9 April 2014 Video in Story

Today: 55 Progress (P) Launch and Dock: 55P successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome today at 10:26am CDT. After a nominal ascent and four orbit rendezvous, the spacecraft docked to the ISS DC-1 docking port at 4:14pm CDT. The Progress is delivering more than 1300 kg of cargo to the ISS.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 8 April 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 8 April 2014

Today: Skin-B: Flight Engineer (FE) 3 Swanson conducted his first Skin-B data collection using the Tewameter probe to measure the skin barrier function; the Visioscan Camera to measure skin surface topography; and the Corneometer probe to measure skin hydration.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 7 April 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 7 April 2014

Today: 54 Progress (54P) Undock: 54P successfully undocked from the ISS at 8:58am CDT. Progress will remain in orbit for the non-ISS-related "Radar-Progress" experiment April 13-18. Deorbit is planned for April 18 at 9:52am CDT.


Station Crew Conducts Biomedical Research, Closes Hatch to Cargo Craft

Station Crew Conducts Biomedical Research, Closes Hatch to Cargo Craft

Expedition 39 wrapped up its first full workweek aboard the International Space Station as a six-person crew Friday with biomedical research and preparations for the departure of Russian cargo spacecraft.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 4 April 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 4 April 2014 Video in Story

Today: Lab Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Troubleshooting: On Monday, Remote Power Controller Module (RPCM) LAD62B_A RPC 12 experienced a trip. This RPC powers six selector valves internal to the Lab CDRA.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 4 April 2014

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 4 April 2014 Video in Story

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 2 April 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 2 April 2014 Video in Story

Today: Conjunction with Object #35758 Status: Ground teams received updated tracking data for a possible conjunction with Object #35758. The conjunction is of high concern and ground controllers will be tracking it throughout the evening.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 1 April 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 1 April 2014 Video in Story

Today: Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) Advance Recycle Filter Tank Assembly (ARFTA) Change Out and Shock: Commander (CDR) Wakata and Flight Enginer (FE)-3 Swanson removed ARFTA serial number (S/N) 1 and installed S/N 2.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 31 March 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 31 March 2014 Video in Story

Today: X2R12.1 Software Transition: Today the ground team completed the X2R12.1 software update that was started on Saturday. All activities were successfully performed and the system is back in nominal configuration.


ISS Expedition 39 Hatch Opening and Crew Greeting

ISS Expedition 39 Hatch Opening and Crew Greeting Video in Story

Three Expedition 39 Flight Engineers, Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Steve Swanson of NASA and Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos, enter the International Space Station for a welcoming ceremony after a two-day mission to the orbital laboratory.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 27 March 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 27 March 2014 Video in Story

Today: 38 Soyuz (38S) Dock: 38S completed a thirty-four orbit rendezvous with successful docking to the Mini-Research Module (MRM)-2 port of the ISS at 6:53pm CDT. The addition of Soyuz crewmembers Skortsov, Artemyev, and Swanson returns the ISS to a full 6-crew complement. Following hatch opening, the entire crew participated in a welcome ceremony and later will conduct a safety briefing.



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