NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 March 2016

A computer overlay with engineering data provides video of the Canadarm2 robotic arm maneuvering to capture the Orbital ATK Cygnus space freighter. Credit: NASA.

Today: Crew Off Duty: Today was a full off duty day for the USOS crew. This is to pay the crew back for performing Cygnus operations over the weekend.

Orbital 6 (OA-6) Capture and Berthing: Cygnus was successfully captured and berthed to the ISS on Saturday. The crew ingressed the vehicle on Sunday, spent 12.5 hours performing cargo transfer operations and cleared the entire corridor of the Cygnus vehicle. In addition, the following activities were completed:

- Rodent Research 3 Eli Lilly (RR-3) Gather: Williams gathered and organized consumables needed for RR-3 operations which will occur in three blocks of time. Items were gathered to maximize efficiency for each of those time periods.

- Habitability Human Factors Directed Observations: Kopra completed a session of the Habitability experiment, recording and submitting a walk-through video documenting observations of an area or activity providing insight related to human factors and habitability.

- NanoRacks Platform-2 Modules Install: Williams installed Modules 16, 18, and 21 in NanoRacks Platform-2. Module 16 is the parent for three sub-module experiments; Water Purification Through Reverse Osmosis, Protein Crystallization, and High Temperature Dispersion in Microgravity. Module 18 is the parent for sub-module experiments Plant Inoculation Against Fungal Pathogens in Microgravity and Magnetic Field & Background Radiation Monitoring. Module 21 is the parent for three sub-experiments; Silver Crystal Growth, Memory Loss, Wisconsin Fast Plant Growth in a Vibration Environment.

Urine Processing Assembly (UPA): On Saturday, the UPA was taken to standby due to high P16 pressure, indicating condensation in the bowl. Later that day, after the system pumped down and dried out, a successful process cycle was completed.

On Board Training (OBT) Cygnus Rendezvous Debrief: Today the USOS crew participated in a debrief with ground teams to cover questions and comments related to Cygnus capture and berthing.

Today's Planned Activities
All activities were completed unless otherwise noted.

HRF Urine Sample Collection
HRF - Sample Insertion into MELFI
Auxiliary Laptop Anti-Virus Update / r/g 8247
PAO Hardware Setup / r/g 1768
Crew Prep for PAO / r/g 1768
Audio Conference with Retro FM Radio Station Hosts. Comm Session Video / r/g 1768
PAO closeout Ops / r/g 1768
DAN. Experiment Ops / r/g 0119
Elektron Liquid Unit (БЖ) capsule repress with N2 from Nitrogen Purge Assembly (БПА-М)
Cleaning vent screens on FGB interior panels 116, 316, 231, 431
MPEG-2 video downlink test via KU-band in preparation to Progress 432 docking to the ISS / r/g 1774
Download Pille Dosimeter Readings / r/g 1763
HAM radio session from Columbus
Progress 429 (Aft) Stowage and IMS Ops / r/g 1682, 1484
Closing window 6,8,9,12,13,14 shutters / r/g 6965
CALCIUM. Experiment Session 4 r/g 1771
Crew time for ISS adaptation and orientation
Closing USOS Window Shutters
Multi Omics (MO) - Checking packages before stowage
HRF Urine Sample Collection
Progress 429 (Aft) Stowage Ops with IMS Support / r/g 1682, 1484
Removal of ССД305 Light in Progress 429 (Aft) / Transfer Ops (РПР)
ELECTRONIC NOSE. Hardware Test r/g 1772
HRF - Sample Insertion into MELFI
HRF - Blood Collection Overview
Onboard Training (OBT) - Cygnus Ops Conference
ELECTRONIC NOSE. Photography / r/g 1773
WRS - Processing tank filling from EDV [Deferred]
Progress 429 (Aft) stowage completion report / r/g 1682, 1484
Photography of [БКДО] device position on MRM2 from window #13 of SM (after Soyuz #720 docking) / r/g 1348
СОЖ Maintenance
IMS Delta File Prep
Date and Time Synch on 6 RS photo cameras to the station time / r/g 1594
Inspection of Nikon camera digital image sensors / r/g 1767
Crew time for ISS adaptation and orientation
IDENTIFICATION. Copy ИМУ-Ц micro-accelerometer data to laptop / r/g 1589
HRF Blood Collection Hardware Setup
HRF Urine Sample Collection
HRF - Sample Insertion into MELFI
MARROW Breath And Ambient Air Sample Setup
GLACIER1 - Dryer replacement
Exercise Data Downlink via OCA
COGNITION - Experiment Ops and Filling Questionnaire
Preparing for Antivirus scan on Auxiliary Computer Laptops / r/g 8247
Completed Task List Items

Ground Activities
All activities were completed unless otherwise noted.
63P docking video test
Nominal ground commanding

Three-Day Look Ahead:
Tuesday, 03/29: Dragon OBT, 46S unpack, EFU Adaptor/GPS/Wheel Demo Unit Installation, SLM Ops
Wednesday, 03/30: 61P undock, ENERGY equipment gather, FINE Motor Skills, Cardio Ox, Safety Video
Thursday, 03/31: 63P launch, SPRINT VO2 ops, EMU swap, ENERGY Ops, Dragon OBT

QUICK ISS Status - Environmental Control Group:
Component - Status
Elektron - Off
Vozdukh - Manual
[СКВ] 1 - SM Air Conditioner System ("SKV1") - Off
[СКВ] 2 - SM Air Conditioner System ("SKV2") - Off
Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab - Override
Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3 - Operate
Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Lab - Idle
Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3 - Operate
Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA) - Process
Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) - Standby
Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab - Off
Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 - Full Up

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