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

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 17 December 2014.

Today: SpaceX-5 Launch Status: The static test fire scheduled yesterday was started, but aborted shortly after engine ignition. SpaceX is currently evaluating any impacts to the schedule.


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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 16 December 2014

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 16 December 2014.

Today: 3D printing in Zero G: Wilmore removed the final print coupon from the 3D Printer, concluding the objectives of the 3D printing in Zero G demonstration.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 December 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 December 2014 Video in Story

Today: Flame Extinguishment Experiment (FLEX)-2: Virts removed alignment guides to prepare the Combustion Integrated Rack (CIR) for FLEX-2 Binary-Droplet Array test points.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 12 December 2014

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

Today: Cardio Ox: Virts setup and configured ultrasound hardware and acted as Crew Medical Officer (CMO) to support Cristoforetti's flight day 15 Cardio Ox session. With guidance from the Cardio Ox ground team, ultrasound scans and blood pressure measurements were performed on Cristoforetti.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 11 December 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 11 December 2014 Video in Story

Today: Combustion Integrated Rack (CIR): Virts gathered hardware and tools then replaced the Multi-user Droplet Combustion Apparatus (MDCA) Avionics Package on the back of the CIR Optics Bench. This completes the planned CIR maintenance and readies the facility for continuing the Flame Extinguishment Experiment (FLEX)-2 experiment.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 12 December 2014

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 12 December 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 December 2014

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

Today: Ocular Health: Virts performed his first (flight day 10) Ocular Health ultrasound and cardiac sessions. Wilmore helped perform ultrasound scans on the eyes of Virts.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 9 December 2014

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

Today: Ocular Health: Wilmore set up Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) hardware and software to perform eye exams using the OCT Laptop.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 8 December 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 8 December 2014 Video in Story

Today: Ocular Health: Virts conducted Flight Day 15 Ocular Health vision test. With Wilmore acting as the Crew Medical Officer (CMO), eye and blood pressure measurements were collected on Virts.


Seeing ISS With LIDAR

Seeing ISS With LIDAR

ESA's fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle tested a new technique before docking with the International Space Station in August, at the same time revealing the orbital complex in a new light.


Video: NASA Monthly ISS Research Update for November 2014

Video: NASA Monthly ISS Research Update for November 2014 Video in Story

Highlights of recent research conducted on the International Space Station.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 5 December 2014

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

Today: Microbiome: Cristoforetti completed survey questions, set up for the body surface and perspiration sampling operation, and performed the body sample collection throughout the day. Wilmore collected surface samples from inside ISS.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 5 December 2014

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 5 December 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 4 December 2014

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

Today: Microbiome: Cristoforetti collected saliva and completed a questionnaire survey in support of the Microbiome investigation. The Microbiome experiment investigates the impact of space travel on both the human immune system and an individual's microbiome (the collection of microbes that live in and on the human body at any given time).


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 3 December 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 3 December 2014 Video in Story

Japanese Experiment Module Airlock (JEMAL): Cristoforetti and ground teams pressurized the JEMAL and performed a leak check in preparation for Cyclops launcher removal, currently scheduled for 17 December 2014.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 2 December 2014

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

Today: EXPRESS Rack (ER) Gateway Configuration: Virts configured the ER6, 7, 8 laptops to communicate with the Payload Ethernet Hub/Gateway (PEHG)-2 allowing remote desktop access from the ground to the laptops via the ISS Ku-Band link.


MATROSHKA Experiment: Space Travel is a Bit Safer Than Expected

MATROSHKA Experiment: Space Travel is a Bit Safer Than Expected

Analysis of data from the MATROSHKA experiment, the first comprehensive measurements of long-term exposure of astronauts to cosmic radiation, has now been completed.



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