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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 24 December 2013

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
January 5, 2014
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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 24 December 2013
NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 24 December 2013

Today: USOS Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #25: Michael Hopkins (EV1) and Rick Mastracchio (EV2) performed USOS EVA 25 on December 24, 2013. This EVA was the second of two EVAs to replace the degraded S1 Pump Module (PM) that control External Thermal Control System (ETCS) Loop A with a spare PM.
Hopkins attached the four ammonia lines and five electrical connectors to the spare PM without any issues. The functional test and valve checkout of the new Pump Module was completed. One get-ahead task was performed to retrieve and bring inside a large EVA Orbital Replacement Unit (ORU) bag containing that was left outside during US EVA 23 on July 16, 2013. The crew performed the EMU Contamination procedure using the Contamination Detection Kit (CDK) in the Airlock before fully repressing the airlock and returning into the Crewlock. No ammonia contamination was detected and USOS EVA 25 concluded at 1:23 PM CST with a PET of 7:30. All EVA equipment performed nominally with no anomalies to report.

Today’s Planned Tasks

REACTION – Self-reaction test [Complete]
Camera Test prior to EVA [Complete]
Starting SSC application for EVA viewing from the LAB [Complete]
Powerdown the CUCU for US EVA-25 [Complete]
EVA In-Suit Light Exercise (ISLE) Preparation [Complete]
Comm configuration for EVA from Airlock [Complete]
BAR Experiment Ops [Complete]
SEINER. Photo Spectral System (???) Battery Charge (start) [Complete]
ACS-HP O2 – Bring system to nominal configuration [Complete]
EMU Prep for EVA [Complete]
Prebreathe in EMU [Complete]
Life On The Station Photo and Video [Complete]
Crew Lock Depress [Complete]
Air Heater Fan [???] Screen Cleaning in ?? 711?? [Complete]
Post Depress and A/L Egress [Complete]
SSRMS – APFR Ingress Monitoring [Complete]
Crew Lock Egress [Complete]
SEINER. Observation and Photography using FSS [Complete]
Spare Pump Module (PM) Prep [Complete]
FE-5 SSRMS Ingress [Complete]
SSRMS Support for EVA Operations [Complete]
Spare Pump Module (PM) Prep [Complete]
Audit of Lights in RS MRM1 [Complete]
Removal of Spare Pump Module (PM) [Complete]
Installation of Spare PM (bolts only) [Complete]
Cleaning FGB ??? Detachable Screens 1, 2, 3 [Complete]
EDV [KOB] Separation for Elektron [Complete]
Spare Pump Module Electrical Connections [Complete]
Venting Spare Pump Module [Complete]
Mating Spare Pump Module (PM) QDs [Complete]
??? Maintenance [Complete]
??-1 Flow Sensor Position Check / SM Pressure Control & Atmosphere Monitoring System (????) [Complete]
Life On The Station Photo and Video [Complete]
VZAIMODEISTVIYE Experiment Ops [Complete]
FE-5 SSRMS Egress [Complete]
Cleanup and A/L Ingress [Complete]
Crew Lock Pre-Repress [Complete]
Crew Lock Repress [Complete]
Post-EVA Closeout Ops [Complete]
Restore Nominal Comm Configuration [Complete]
Atmosphere Control and Supply (ACS) O2 High Pressure Configuration
D2Xs Camera (EVA) – EVA configuration and file downlink
Robotic Workstation (RWS) Teardown
Close application on SSCs used in LAB for additional EVA views
REACTION – Self-Reaction Test
Task List

ARED Cylinder Evacuation
Oxygen Generation System (OGS) Jumper Build and Routing
KTO replace
???-? R&R
CWCI Degas
Preparation of reports for Roskosmos site
URAGAN. Observation and photography
EKON-M. Observations and photography
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Inspection
JAXA Report
Journals Nominal Entry
WinEarth HISD Photos
ARED Bolt Tighten
IFM stowage Locate
JEM WIS RSU B4 S/N 1001 Sensor Replacement
Kubik 6 Belt Search
JPM1OF2 Lamp Housing Assembly (LHA) Replacement
National Engr Week Message
P/TV Trash
PPS Wipe
Pre-gather COL A/L
Pre-gather Empty CTBs

Nominal Commanding
ETCS Loop A Repress
Three-Day Look Ahead:

Wednesday, 12/25: Crew Off Duty, Holiday
Thursday, 12/26: LCVG Water Sample, EMU Loop Scrub, EMU Water Recharge, EVA Debrief
Friday, 12/27: RS EVA #37, Joint Airlock Restow
QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:

Component – Status
Elektron – On
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 – 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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