NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 24 June 2013

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013

image International Space Station (ISS) Management Center (IMC) Daily Summary Report
Increment 36 Operations - Stage 36-6
06/24/13 4:00 pm Central Daylight Time (CDT)
175/21:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

New Status: Russian Segment (RS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #33: Flight Engineer (FE)-2 Misurkin and FE-4 Yurchikhin egressed the ISS at 8:32 am and performed a 6 hour 34 minute EVA. During this time, FE-3 Cassidy and CDR Vinogradov were isolated in the Mini Research Module (MRM)-2/34 Soyuz. FE-5 Parmitano and FE-6 Nyberg were isolated from the Functional Cargo Block (FGB) forward in the US Segment. The following tasks were completed:

- Kurs test in preparation for Multi-purpose Laboratory Module (MLM) arrival
- Replacement of panel #2 of Flow Control Valve (FCV) on the Functional Cargo Block (FGB)
- Installation of cable clamps for power supply cables on the FGB in preparation for Russian EVA 34
- Installation of the INDICATOR science hardware of CONTROL space experiment on MRM2
- Removal of VINOSLIVOST space experiment panel on Mini Research Module (MRM)-2.
- Removal of PHOTON-GAMMA science hardware from URM-D on Plane IV of SM [POlg.dia.]
- Installation of three of five gap spanners for EV crew translation along SM

During the EVA, Cassidy took photos of the Starboard and Port Solar Array masts. This photo survey will give a base configuration to assist ground teams in comparing Micro Meteor Orbital Debris (MMOD) strike probability against actuality.

Mobile Servicing System (MSS) Operations: Robotics Ground Controllers powered up the MSS and maneuvered the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to provided viewing support to Russian Segment (RS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA) 33. At the completion of the EVA, the Robotics Ground Controllers maneuvered the SSRMS back to a park position.

Advanced Colloids Experiment (ACE)-1 Sample Preparation: Nyberg prepared sample well B3 for the 3rd of 10 planned runs for Increments 35 and 36. She mixed the sample, dispensed oil to the sample and installed it into the Fluids Integrated Rack (FIR) Light Microscopy Module (LMM). The FIR team then powered up and perform a ground commanded science run. ACE-1 is a series of microscopic imaging investigations that uses the microgravity environment to examine flow characteristics and the evolution and ordering effects within a group of colloidal materials.

Skin-B Experiment: Parmitano conducted the second of five sessions of this experiment and downloaded the data. He then disconnected and stowed the hardware. This study investigates the mechanisms behind how skin adapts/regenerates under the influence of weightlessness and the environmental conditions in spacecraft on long duration missions.

Ocular Health (OH) Experiment: Parmitano and Nyberg completed their visual test for visual acuity, visual field, and contrast sensitivity. Eye health activities will continue Wednesday when, with assistance from Cassidy, they will perform Tonometry and Fundoscope exams. OH is a suite of eye exams to gather information on intraocular pressure and eye anatomy.

Sound Level Meter (SLM) Readings: Parmitano used a SLM to complete part 1 of an acoustic survey of the FGB and US modules, including the Amine Swingbed in US LAB. The survey was broken up into two parts due to the EVA isolation, and will be conducted on Thursday. The crew will measure acoustic levels in the ATV4, SM and DC1.

Today's Planned Tasks
- PROK- PH- urine test [Complete]
- HRF- urine sample collection [Complete]
- Pre-EVA urine biochem analysis [Complete]
- HRF-sample insertion into MELFI [Complete]
- HRF-F/BLD-OPS25_FE6 [Complete]
- HRF- blood sample collection and centrifuge activation [Complete]
- HRF-blood sample collection [Complete]
- HRF- centrifuge-freezer config [Complete]
- DC1 and ПхО preparation for EVA r/g 2706 [Complete]
- Search for SSC laptop battery [Complete]
- HRF-sample insertion into MELFI [Complete]
- HRF- centrifuge deactivation and equipment stowage [Complete]
- MRM2 preparation and Soyuz 708 activation before EVA / r/g 2696, 2689 [Complete]
- GSC sample collection [Complete]
- USOS camera test and handover before EVA 33 [Complete]
- EVA inhibit pad [Complete]
- EVA suit systems check [Complete]
- СОЖ maintenance
- HAM radio hw deactivation [Complete]
- БСС test in ПхО / ВСО Орлан-МК [Complete]
- БСС test in DC1 / ВСО Орлан-МК [Complete]
- Air duct and РО-ПрК hatch protective ring removal; closing РО-ПрК hatch [Complete]
- USOS windows shutters closing [Complete]
- Comm and C&W panel config for EVA / ВСО Орлан-МК [Complete]
- БК-3М test in DC1 / ВСО Орлан-МК [Complete]
- SKINB - connecting to laptop [Complete]
- ACE - prelim inspection [Complete]
- Telemetry test of spacesuit, БСС, medical parameters, [Complete]
- HMS - eyesight check [Complete]
- ISS onboard systems - config for EVA r/g 2707 [Complete]
- FIR- opening rack doors [Complete]
- LMM- equipment prep and video capture [Complete]
- ACE - sample prep [Complete]
- Spacesuit and БСС final inspection before donning suits / ВСО Орлан-МК [Complete]
- Eyesight test questionnaire [Complete]
- Locate equipment and set up camera to monitor СБ mast from MRM2 during isolation for RS EVA. [Complete]
- Donning/ ВСО Орлан-МК r/g2685 [Complete]
- Removing air ducts in DC! (В3 fan to be left in place) [Complete]
- Makita batteries - install for charge [Complete]
- On MCC Go Close hatch MRM2-СУ (SM) [Complete]
- Volume depress for EVA / ВСО Орлан-МК r/g 2672 [Complete]
- Soyuz 708 crew isolation in MRM2 during EVA-33 / r/g 2696, 2689 [Complete]
- LMM-equipment prep and video capture [Complete]
- EVA depress - assist / ВСО Орлан-МК r/g 2672 [Complete]
- FIR- rack doors close and video capture [Complete]
- IV-ТЕРС Transfer [Complete]
- HMS - eyesight test [Complete]
- EVA-33 / r/g 2713, 2714, 2715
- Eyesight test questionnaire [Complete]
- CIR- teardown [Complete]
- PROK- photo and log-files collection [Complete]
- HRF- urine sample collection [Complete]
- HRF- sample insertion into MELFI [Complete]
- HRF- hw stowage after experiment [Complete]
- Makita batteries replacement [Complete]
- SLM Noise-meter installation and measuring noise levels [Complete]
- Repress after EVA / ВСО Орлан-МК 4.14 кроме r/g 2672
- On MCC Go Opening MRM2-СУ (SM) hatch [Complete]
- Post-EVA urine biochem analysis / МО book 2 11.5 page 11-7, 11-8 [Complete]
- Comm reconfig to nominal; ПОВ reconfig from in DC1 and ПхО [Complete]
- DC1, MRM2 and SM air ducts re-install post-EVA / ВСО Орлан-МК
- Bringing RS system to nominal config (СРВ-К2М and food warmer activation) r/g2685, 2707
- Return SSC battery to nominal location
- Psychological evaluation program (WinSCAT)
- Post-EVA urine biochem analysis
- ENDURANCE. Post-EVA closeout steps / r/g 2705
- USOS camera handover
- Makita batteries charge end
- EVA-33 USOS camera photos - downlink
- HAM radio equipment activation
- Post-EVA suit maintenance
- Post-EVA -- MRM2 reconfig to nominal and deactivation of Soyuz 708 r/g 2696, 2689
- RS, DC1 reconfig to nominal / ВСО Орлан-МК r/g 2685, 2706
- On MCC Go РО-ПрК hatch open
- Installation of air duct and of protective ring on РО-ПрК hatch

Task List
- WHC KTO replace
- CSA-CP Battery Audit [Complete]
- EMU PWR Degas [Complete]
- EDV (KOV) separation via СРВ-К2М using БПК unit
- IFM - FFTD find [In work]
- VR Trainer Assembly [In work]

- Nominal Commanding

Three-Day Look Ahead:
Tuesday, 6/25: Crew half duty day, SPDM unstow, EVA review, Reaction Self Test
Wednesday, 6/26: Ocular Health activities, ATV cargo transfer, EVA tool stow
Thursday, 6/27: Ocular Health activities, ATV cargo transfer, Robonaut

QUICK ISS Status - Environmental Control Group:
Component - Status
Elektron - Off
Vozdukh - On
[СКВ] 1 - SM Air Conditioner System ("SKV1") - Off
[СКВ] 2 - SM Air Conditioner System ("SKV2") - Off
Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab - Off
Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3 - Operate
Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Lab - Off
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 - Operate

Meeting Schedule: Meeting Day Date Houston Time (CDT)
IMMT Thursday June 24 8:00 am
IMMT Tuesday July 2 8:00 am
IMMT Thursday July 4 CANCELLED
Information on MER ARTs/FITs can be found at:

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