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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 April 2014

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
April 24, 2014
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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 April 2014
NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 April 2014.

Today: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #26: Today, Mastracchio (EV1) and Swanson (EV2) successfully performed an EVA to remove and replace External (EXT)-2 Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MDM).
Once the MDM was installed, ground teams powered on the new MDM, loaded software, and configured it as a viable backup. The MDM had previously failed on April 11,2014. The EV crew also performed a get ahead task to remove SPDA door lanyards and Push In Pull (PIP) pins from both doors then characterized the type of force (impulse vs. steady) required to open and close the doors. The characterization will help with possible Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM) operations in the future. Today’s EVA commenced with hatch opening at 8:56am CDT and ended with a Phase Elapsed Time (PET) of 1 hour 36 minutes.

53 Progress (53P) Undocking: Progress 53P vehicle undocked from the Russian Segment Service Module at 3:58am CDT. The Progress will remain in orbit then perform a test to re-rendezvous and dock with ISS later this week on April 25th. The test will demonstrate its ability to automatically complete a full rendezvous and docking with the Kurs-NA System. 53P is the second Progress to test the Kurs-NA system, an improvement to Kurs-A, which will be part of the upgraded Progress-MS vehicles.

SpaceX-3 (SpX-3) Dragon Status: Dragon systems are healthy and operating nominally. Trunk camera checkouts were completed in preparation for Optical PAyload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS) and High Density Earth View (HDEV) extraction scheduled to occur next week.

Today’s Planned Tasks

SM ??? (Caution & Warning Panel) Test [Complete]
Laptop RS1(2) Reboot / Onboard Computer System [Complete]
RSS1,2 Reboot / r/g 1009 [Complete]
Daily Planning Conference (S-band) [Complete]
EVA Comm Config [Complete]
Atmosphere Control and Supply (ACS) – High Pressure Oxygen Bypass Configuration [Complete]
EVA CUCU Deactivation [Complete]
USOS Window Shutter Close [Complete]
???-?2? Sediment Trap Insert Inspection [Complete]
Closing Shutters on windows 6,8,9,12,13,14 / r/g 5451 [Complete]
Fungistat Treatment of FGB structural surface problem areas / r/g 5450 [Complete]
USOS camera configuration [Complete]
EVA In-Suit Light Exercise (ISLE) Preparation [Complete]
EVA In-Suit Light Exercise (ISLE) Preparation [Complete]
Audit of space behind ISS RS panels / r/g 5443 [Complete]
??-1 Flow Sensor Position Check r/g 5452 [Complete]
On MCC Go Switch ???-?? PEV to CLOSED position [Complete]
Maintenance activation of Atmosphere Purification System Emergency Vacuum Valves [Complete]
??? Maintenance [Deferred]
OBSTANOVKA. Preparing for replacement of Telemetry Storage Unit (????) r/g 5453 [Complete]
Atmosphere Control and Supply (ACS) High Pressure Nominal Configuration [Complete]
EMU Prep for EVA [Complete]
IDENTIFICATION. Copy ???-? micro-accelerometer data to laptop / r/g 5186 [Complete]
Prebreathe in EMU [Complete]
OBSTANOVKA. r/g 5453 [Complete]
OBSTANOVKA. Closeout Ops / r/g 5453 [Complete]
Crew Lock Depress [Complete]
Post Depress and A/L Egress [Complete]
Crew Lock Egress [Complete]
Replacement of Urine Receptacle (??) and Filter-Insert [Complete]
Fungistat Treatment of FGB structural surface problem areas / r/g 5450 [Complete]
EXT2-MDM – Procedure steps [Complete]
Kulonovskiy Kristall Experiment Run. r/g 5454 [Complete]
??? 427 (DC1) Transfers and IMS Ops / ??? 427 Cargo Transfers (???) + r/g 5317 [Complete]
Crew Lock Ingress [Complete]
KULONOVSKIY KRISTALL. Copy and Downlink Data via ???? / r/g 5454 [Complete]
Configuration for EMU Glove Photography [Complete]
KULONOVSKIY KRISTALL. Hardware Removal. Tagup with specialists / r/g 5454 [Complete]
Crew Lock Pre-Repress [Complete]
Crew Lock Repress [Complete]
Post-EVA Activities [Complete]
Audit of space behind ISS RS panels / r/g 5443 [Complete]
IMS Update [Complete]
EVA Glove Photo Downlink [Complete]
EVA Camera Reconfig [Complete]
Post-EVA Pille Dosimeter Reading / r/g 5438 [Complete]
Comm reconfig for nominal ops [Complete]
Task List

ARED Cylinder Evac
IFM Sabatier purge
WHC KTO Replace
Roscosmos Report
Uragan Photo
Ekon Photo
Airlock deconfig
HMS-OHA test
No skid tape audit
37S US prepack
ARED SSCV5 pre-gather
Data prep return
EVA tool stow
KTO EDV audit
ST-ISS read
XFER Dragon Cargo Ops

Commanding in support of 53P Undock and EVA #26 [Complete]
EXT-2 MDM Activation, Software Load, and Configuration [Complete]
Three-Day Look Ahead:

Thursday, 04/24: Post EVA 26 cleanup, crew half day off
Friday, 04/25: 53P redock, MICRO-7, Sprint Ultrasound, Hybrid Training, Skin B
Saturday, 04/26: Crew off duty
QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:

Component – Status
Elektron – Off
Vozdukh – Manual
[???] 1 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV1”) – On
[???] 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 – 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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