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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 1 July 2013

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, July 1, 2013

image New Status: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Prep: Flight Engineer (FE)-3 Cassidy and FE-5 Parmitano continued with preparations for next week's EVA #22 scheduled for July 9. Cassidy relocated hardware from the Airlock not needed for the EVA and prepared the Airlock to support EVA operations. Both crewmembers completed the Simplified Aid for EVA Rescue (SAFER) On-board Training (OBT) using the Virtual Reality Trainer (VRT), and the Extravehicular Activity Mobility Unit (EMU) Enhanced Caution and Warning System (ECWS) OBT.

Nanoracks Platform-3 Installation: FE-6 Nyberg reviewed the Nanoracks Onboard Computer Based Training (OCBT) materials for accessing NanoRacks platforms, reconfiguration of modules, and operation of the NanoRacks Microscope-1 and Microscope-2. She then installed Nanoracks Platform-3 into the EXpedite PRocessing of Experiments to Space Station (EXPRESS) rack. NanoRacks Platforms are multipurpose research facilities on board the ISS that provide power and data transfer capabilities in support of NanoRacks Modules, which are plug & play experiments from various educational or industrial researchers covering a wide range of disciplines.

Multi-purpose Small Payload Rack (MSPR) 1553B Ch B Cable: Nyberg installed new cables in the MSPR to restore redundant 1553B communication. A communication error on MSPR 1553B channel B was found during MSPR initial checkout because of a problem with the original cable.

ISS Maneuver to Solar Monitoring Observatory (SOLAR) Bias Attitude: Over the weekend, ISS performed a maneuver on momentum management control from the nominal stage attitude to a yaw biased attitude to support the European Space Agency (ESA) sponsored SOLAR payload data collection. The new attitude allows SOLAR to capture a full 27-day sun rotation. SOLAR is an external monitoring observatory that measures solar spectral irradiance. Controllers will maneuver ISS back to the Torque Equilibrium Attitude TEA for US EVA #22 on July 9th.

34 Soyuz/36 Soyuz Crew Handover Conference. Current ISS crewmembers, CDR Vinogradov, FE-1 Misurkin and Cassidy, passed on lessons learned during a conference with the upcoming 36S crew, Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazanskiy and Michael Hopkins. The purpose is to begin the handover process prior to the arrival on orbit through videocons and data exchanges between the current crew and the upcoming crew.

Mobile Servicing System (MSS) Operations: On Friday, Robotics Ground Controllers (ROBO) powered up the MSS and maneuvered the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) into position in preparation for USOS EVA #22. During MSS power up, ROBOs performed multiple runs of the Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM) Backup Drive Unit (BDU) diagnostic tests to gather data for the investigation of failures seen when these tests were performed on March 19, 2013. They also performed the MBS Payload and On-orbit Replaceable Unit (ORU) Accommodation (POA) checkout on both the primary and the redundant string in preparation for EVA #22 when the Radiator Grapple Bars will be released from the POA.

Today's Planned Tasks
- Morning Inspection. SM ПСС (Caution & Warning Panel) Test [Complete]
- Laptop RS2(1) Reboot [Complete]
- Reload Laptop RSS1, RSS2 [Complete]
- Inspection of СМ-У connector on МНР-НС pump behind АСУ panel 139. [Complete]
- Visual Inspection of Circuit Breakers [АЗС] on DC1 Power Switch Panel (БВП) and Fuses on DC1 Fuse Boxes БПП-30, БПП-36 [Complete]
- Calf Volume Measurement [Complete]
- МО-8. Setup [Complete]
- Body Mass Measurement [Complete]
- MO-8. Closeout Ops [Complete]
- Daily Planning Conference (S-band) [Complete]
- JEMRMS - Reconfiguration of BDS [Complete]
- NANORACK - Experiment OBT [Complete]
- LCS. Activate RSE-LCS laptop to start data recording / r/g 2756 [Complete]
- RGN-REC TK - R&R [Complete]
- ECON-M. Observations and Photography [Complete]
- NANORACK - Camcorder Setup and Video Ops [Complete]
- Potable Water Dispenser (PWD) Beverage Adapter Cleaning [Complete]
- ARED Cylinder Flywheel Evacuation
- IFM - MAKITA Battery Installation [Complete]
- Removal of Unit 800А АБ in SM АБ Module No. 3, No. 4 r/g 2746 [Complete]
- Photo of FGB Flexible Air Ducts / r/g 2752 [Complete]
- SAFER OBT [Complete]
- JEMRMS Back Up Controller (BUC) Power On [Complete]
- WRS Water Sample Analysis [Complete]
- Auxiliary Laptop Anti-Virus Update / r/g 2754 [Complete]
- SAFER OBT [Complete]
- ТКГ 418 (DC1) Cargo Transfers and IMS Ops r/g 2751 [Complete]
- JEMRMS Backup Drive System (BDS) Checkout [Complete]
- Start BSA Battery Charge [Complete]
- Airlock Prep [Complete]
- RGN - Recycle Tank Drain Initiation [Complete]
- СОЖ Maintenance [Complete]
- Urine collection device (UCD) and filter-insert (FI) R&R in [АСУ]. [Complete]
- БУПТ #5, 6 telemetry connectors checkout / r/g 2746 [Complete]
- RGN - Recycle Tank Drain Termination [Complete]
- MELF2 - Ice Brick Insertion [Complete]
- WHC Fill [Complete]
- JEMRMS Back Up Controller (BUC) Power Off [Complete]
- NANORACK - Hardware Deactivation and Closeout
- JRMS BDS Checkout Closeout [Complete]
- IFM - Replacement of Batteries in MAKITA Charger [Complete]
- ARED Cylinder Flywheel Evacuation [Complete]
- SPHERES PL. End-to-end observation [Deferred to Friday]
- Equipment Lock Preparation [Complete]
- СТТС routine ops (LF link and VHF receiver health check). Head Set Audit [Complete]
- Tagup with specialists (VHF, S-band) r/g 2753 [Complete]
- ON MCC GO Mate telemetry connectors of АБ No.5 Module r/g 2746 [Complete]
- SM ПхО and DC1 config back to nominal after EVA / r/g 2740 [Complete]
- MISSE-8 OBT [Complete]
- MISSE-8 Crew Conference [Complete]
- EMU Enhanced Caution and Warning System OBT [Complete]
- Ultrasonic Background Noise Test Session Load [Complete]
- Installation of АБ Modules 3, 4 800А Units in SM r/g 2746 [Complete]
- CIR - Hardware Teardown [Complete]
- TOCA 2 Data Recording [Complete]
- Physical Fitness Evaluation (on treadmill) / r/g 2755 [Complete]
- СТТС comm assets switchover to a backup string [Complete]
- Hematocrit Hardware Setup [Complete]
- IFM - MAKITA Battery Installation [Complete]
- Exercise data downlink / r/g 2639 [Complete]
- Daily Planning Conference (S-band) [Complete]
- Soyuz 708 and Soyuz 710 Crew Conference

Task List
- CEO Ops
- IMS edit
- WHC KTO replace
- WHC EDV R&R
- Roscosmos Report
- Uragan Photo
- CMS ARED Vlv mark
- EMU SAFER practice
- PL Trash Followup
- Trash Report
- FFTD Find Part 2
- IFM-PMM HHGR Install
- Xfer ATV Cargo Ops

Ground
- Nominal Commanding
- JEM RMS BDS checkout

Three-Day Look Ahead:
Tuesday, 7/02: PWD sample collect, TOCA PWD analysis, EVA tool config, REBA h/w c/o & install
Wednesday, 7/03: EVA procedures conf/ CWQMK analysis/data download, Reaction Self Test
Thursday, 7/04: Crew holiday - US Independence Day

QUICK ISS Status - Environmental Control Group:
Component - Status
Elektron - On
Vozdukh -On
[СКВ] 1 - SM Air Conditioner System ("SKV1") - Off
[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 - 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 - Full up



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