NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 25 February 2015

NASA astronaut Terry Virts Flight Engineer of Expedition 42 on the International Space Station is seen working to complete a cable routing task while the sun begins to peak over the Earth's horizon on Feb. 21 2015. Virts and fellow astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore completed a 6-hour, 41-minute spacewalk routing more than 300 feet of cable as part of a reconfiguration of the station to enable U.S. commercial crew vehicles under development to dock to the space station in the coming years. Credit: NASA.

Today: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) 30: Wilmore and Virts egressed the airlock at 5:51am CST. During the 6 hour, 43 minute EVA they accomplished the following objectives:

Removed Pressurized Mating Adapter (PMA)-2 Cover
Completed routing of cables associated with International Docking Adapter (IDA)-1
Lubricated Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) Latching End Effector (LEE) A (Ball screws and linear bearings)
Performed Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) and Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) preparations.
The following get-ahead tasks were also completed:

LEE A Equalization Bracket and Latch Deployment Rollers inspection and lube
C2V2 wire tie deploy
C2V2 Rats nest wire tie
Upon reentry, Cristoforetti observed water inside Virts' helmet. The crew measured ~15 mL of free standing water within the helmet for EMU 3005. This amount did not include moisture that was absorbed in the Helmet Absorption Pad (HAP) or water that escaped during helmet removal. Ground teams will investigate to confirm the source of the water and if it is normal discharge.

Today's Planned Activities
All activities are complete unless otherwise noted.

IMMUNO. Saliva Sample (Session 1). / r/g 8062
Relocate PBAs for upcoming EVA
Photo/TV US EVA Camera Test
Closing USOS Window Shutters
CUCU - Deactivation prior to US EVA
USOS EVA Preparation
Atmosphere Control and Supply (ACS) High Pressure Oxygen Bypass Configuration
USOS EVA Preparation
Comm configuration for USOs EVA
USOS EVA Preparation
CASKAD. Manual Mixing in Bioreactor / r/g 8041
VIRTUAL. Experiment Ops / r/g 8093
Atmosphere Control and Supply (ACS) High Pressure Nominal Configuration (O2)
EMU Reconfig for US EVA
CARDIOVECTOR. Experiment Ops / / r/g 8058
Prebreathe in EMU
Replacement of Force Loader [НС-1М] Control Panel and Power Cable. / r/g 8067nu
COSMOCARD. Preparation. Starting 24-hr ECG Recording. / r/g 8085
Force Loader Test [HC-1M]. / r/g 8082
Crew Lock Depress
Crew Lock Egress
Preparation for PMA2 cover removal
PMA-2 Cover Removal
IDA 1 Cable Routing
Symbolic Activity / r/g 8063
ТКГ 425 (SM Aft) Transfers and IMS Ops / Progress 425 Transfers (РПР) + r/g 8020, 8027
NPV - Removal
GCA Lube for SSRMS
CBM Prep in Node3
Removal of OI Handrail
CBM Prep in Node3
Filling (separation) of EDV (KOV) No.9 п.36 for Elektron or EDV-SV from ТКГ 424 БВ2 tank / r/g 8084
SPLANH. Preparation for Experiment / r/g 8059
CBM Prep in Node3
EVA Get Ahead Tasks
CASKAD. Manual Mixing in Bioreactor / r/g 8041
Crew Lock Ingress
Air sampling for CO
EMU Glove Photo Setup
Crew Lock Repress
IMMUNO. Second stress test, questionnaire data entry / r/g 8062
IMMUNO. Saliva Sample (Session 2) / r/g 8060
IMMUNO. Second stress test, questionnaire data entry / r/g 8060
Return to nominal comm configuration after US EVA
P/TV Photo downlink
EMU Glove photos downlink
Start BSA Battery Charge
Closing of the cover of windows Nos 6, 8, 9, 12, 13 and 14 before ISS reboost / r/g 6965
Completed Task List Items

Ground Activities
All activities are complete unless otherwise noted.

SSRMS Lee A Checkout [In Work]
UPA Troubleshooting [In Work]
Three-Day Look Ahead:

Thursday, 02/26: EVA Debrief, EVA Tool Configuration, JEMAL depressurization
Friday, 02/27: Microbe Sample, Triplelux, NRCSD Deployment, EVA Tool Config, Plant Rotation, OBT 41S Emer Drill, WHC Pre-treat tank R&R
Saturday, 02/28: EVA Procedure and DOUG Review, REBA Install and Checkout, Equipment Lock Preparation
QUICK ISS Status - Environmental Control Group:

Component - Status
Elektron - On
Vozdukh - On
[СКВ] 1 - SM Air Conditioner System ("SKV1") - On
[СКВ] 2 - SM Air Conditioner System ("SKV2") - Off
Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab - Standby
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) - Standby
Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) - Shutdown
Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab - Off
Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 - Full up

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