ISS On-Orbit Status 18 August 2008

In the U.S. Airlock (A/L), Chamitoff initiated maintenance discharge on the first of two EMU (Extravehicular Mobility Unit) batteries (#2071) and ran the process later also on the second (#2073). [The periodic maintenance consists of fully discharging (and later recharging) the storage units to prolong their useful life.]

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