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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 November 2014 Video in Story

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 November 2014

Today: Seedling Growth-2: The third of three six-day-growth sessions was completed today. Wilmore removed Experiment Containers (ECs) from the European Modular Cultivation System (EMCS), processed the samples and stowed them in the Minus Eighty degree Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI) for return on a later flight.


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NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 21 November 2014 Video in Story

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NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 21 November 2014.

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

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 November 2014 Video in Story

Today: Fluids Integration Rack (FIR) maintenance: Wilmore replaced both the LMM (Light Microscopy Module) Microscope Power/Data Cable 1 and the LMM Monochrome Camera 1 and configured LMM for microscope characterization.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 19 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 19 November 2014 Video in Story

Today: Khladon (Freon 218) Venting: Samokutyaev and Serova performed steps to release pressure in the Russian Segment Air Conditioner System [СКВ] by venting Khladon (Freon 218) overboard.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 November 2014 Video in Story

Today: Multi-user Droplet Combustion Apparatus (MDCA): Wilmore reviewed procedures and gathered hardware and tools for MDCA Hardware Replacement Part 1.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 17 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 17 November 2014 Video in Story

Today: Salivary Markers: This morning, Wilmore completed a Salivary Marker questionnaire.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 November 2014

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

Today: 3D Printing in Zero-G: Wilmore completed a review of the 3D printing in Zero-G payload overview and procedures in preparation for next week's scheduled activity.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 14 November 2014

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 14 November 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 13 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 13 November 2014 Video in Story

Today: Radi-N2 Neutron Field Study (Radi-N2): Wilmore retrieved eight bubble detectors from deployed locations in the US Lab and delivered them to the Russian crew who will process all detectors in the Bubble Reader.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 12 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 12 November 2014 Video in Story

Today: Predetermined Debris Avoidance Maneuver (PDAM) for Object #39372: After evaluating the latest tracking information on object #39372 (Yaogan 12 Debris), the Flight Control Team decided to perform a PDAM at 6:20am CST this morning in order to clear the object. Today's maneuver will not impact the Soyuz 41S 4-orbit rendezvous scheduled for November 23rd.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 11 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 11 November 2014

Today: Human Research Program (HRP) Saliva Collection: Wilmore performed a salivary collection and inserted the sample into MELFI. These sample collections were in support of participation in the HRP experiments: Biochem Profile, Repository, and Cardio Ox.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 9 November 2014

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

Today: 39 Soyuz (39S) Undock and Landing: Expedition 41 Suraev, Wiseman, and Gerst undocked from the ISS today at 6:31pm CST and landed in Kazakhstan northern landing zone at 9:58pm CST.


Expedition 41 Returns to Earth

Expedition 41 Returns to Earth Video in Story

Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Flight Engineers Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency touched down northeast of the remote town of Arkalyk in Kazakhstan at 10:58 p.m. EST (9:58 a.m., Nov. 10, Kazakh time). While in space, they traveled more than 70 million miles.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 7 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 7 November 2014 Video in Story

Today: 39S Crew Departure Preparations: Wiseman and Gerst continued to pack their personal items in preparation for their return to earth.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 6 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 6 November 2014 Video in Story

Today: Muscle Atrophy Resistive Exercise System (MARES) Battery Removal and Replacement (R&R): Wilmore R&Rd the failed MARES battery followed by a battery status check using the A31p Laptop and battery monitoring Crew Guided Procedure.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 7 November 2014

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 7 November 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 5 November 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 5 November 2014 Video in Story

Today: Zebra Fish Muscle: Gerst connected a water bag and a waste bag to the Aquatic Habitat water circulation unit and performed water exchange #7.



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