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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 May 2014

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
May 26, 2014
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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 May 2014
NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 May 2014

SpaceX-3 Release: Today ISS CDR Swanson completed closeout of the Node 2 nadir vestibule, removed the final power jumpers and closed the Node 2 nadir hatch. He then depressed the vestibule and demated the Common Berthing Mechanism (CMB) bolts and latches.
Using the Space Station Robotic Manipulator System (SSRMS) robotics ground controllers performed the SpaceX unberth from Node 2 nadir and maneuvered SpaceX-3 to the release postion. Swanson, with robotics assistance from FE-1 Skvortsov, completed the SpaceX Dragon release from the SSRMS on time at 8:26am CDT. After Dragon departure, the robotics ground controllers maneuvered the SSRMS to a park position, performed a video survey of the Node2 nadir CBM and then powered it down. SpaceX-3 splashdown occurred at approximately 2:04pm CDT today.

Lab Smoke Detector Annunciation: Before crew wake, one of the crew members detected an odor. Swanson investigated, but could not confirm the source. Later, the LAB1PD1 smoke detector annunciated and then returned to normal. The crew investigated, including CSA-CP checks which were nominal. The crew did find a strip of tape that had been melted. Investigation into the event is continuing.

Today’s Planned Tasks

Daily Planning Conference (S-band) [Complete]
Dragon – vestibule preparation for undock [Complete]
RSS1, RSS2 reboot / r/g1009 [Complete]
Laptop RS2(1) reboot [Complete]
Testing ??? ?? [Complete]
Weekly housekeeping [Complete]
SM ventilation system (Group E) maintenance [Complete]
Cleaning FGB [??2] fan [Complete]
Inspect [???] [Complete]
Clean [???] fan grille [Complete]
Dragon/Node 2 – depress vestibule [Complete]
Node 2 -CBM Demate [Complete]
CCP panel – routing and cable check [Complete]
Activate video equipment for monitoring additional SSC laptop in support of Dragon release. [Complete]
RWS – configuration [Complete]
SSRMS – preparation for Dragon release [Complete]
Monitoring Dragon release and separation by SSRMS [Complete]
CO? Maintenance. ???, ???, ??? counter, SM and FGB POTOK information d/l. [Complete]
Video for Roskosmos / r/g 5667 [Complete]
CCP panel – cable routing [Complete]
CUCU – deactivation [Complete]
RWS switch off [Complete]
VEG – plants daily check [Complete]
VEG – plants watering [Complete]
ISERV – window shutter opening [Complete]
Daily planning conference (S-band) [Complete]
Video for Roskosmos / r/g 5667
Task List

ARED Cylinder Evac
Dragon Temp Logger Find [In work]
WHC KTO Replace
Roscosmos Report
SEINER. World Ocean Observation
Test Operation of ??? on ISS RS
Ekon Photo
CTB 1048 Relocate
EMU 3005 Photos
EMU LLB Auto-Init
EMU LLB SSC Relocate
EVA ORU Bag Inspection
MOOT restow
PEP Inspection
NOD3 PEPS assessment
P/TV Hardware questions
Viable Crew OBT
Viable PL Photo
Viable PL Touch

Nominal commanding
Three-Day Look Ahead:

Monday, 05/19: US Crew off duty, Resist Tubule MELFI insert, RADIN
Tuesday, 05/20: OGA H2 sensor R&R, SpaceX-3 debrief, MELFI Ice brick install
Wednesday, 05/21: ACE sample mix, Veg-01 water refill, MELFI Ice brick install
QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:

Component – Status
Elektron – Off
Vozdukh – Manual
[???] 1 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV1”) – Off
[???] 2 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV2”) – Off
Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab – Stop
Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3 – Standby
Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Lab – Stop
Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3 – Operate
Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA) – Standby
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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