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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 26 July 2013

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
July 27, 2013
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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 26 July 2013
ISS On Orbit Status.

New Status: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Mobility Unit (EMU) Troubleshooting: Flight Engineer (FE)-3 Cassidy and FE-6 Nyberg performed a series of EMU troubleshooting steps on EMU 3011 to investigate the likely causes of the water issue experienced by FE-5 Parmitano during EVA 23.
This troubleshooting investigated the functionality of the fan, pump, and water separator. Additionally, Cassidy and Nyberg dried out the EMU vent loop to determine if the EMU is able to support future loop scrub maintenance activity. During troubleshooting, ground specialists did not see any off nominal signatures or any unexpected water leakage. Ground specialists continue to review data to determine future steps.

Surface Telerobotics: Parmitano executed the second of three sessions of Surface Telerobotics. Parmitano will control robots located at NASA Ames Research Center. The objective of the Surface Telerobotics is to examine how the crew can effectively tele-operate ground robots from orbit while constrained by factors related to the space environment, crew vehicle resources and communications. This operation will obtain baseline engineering data, validate and correlate prior ground simulations, and reduce the risk that architecture/mission planning is based on inaccurate assumptions.

Mobile Servicing System (MSS) Operations: Today, Robotics Ground performed a Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) walkoff to Mobile Base System (MBS) Power Data Grapple Fixture (PDGF) 2. During the walkoff, ground controllers performed checkout and diagnostics of the joints and end effector. The planned walkoff was in preparation of H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV)-4 Rendezvous and Offset Grapple training sessions planned for next week and in preparation for the HTV-4 capture and berthing planned for August 9th. MSS performance was nominal.

Today’s Planned Tasks

Laptop RS2(1) Reboot [Complete]
RSS1, RSS2 Reboot. ??? Temperature Check [Complete]
Reading REMINDER [Complete]
Reaction Self Test [Complete]
Reaction Self Test [Complete]
PROK – Urine Sample Collection [Complete]
HRF Urine Sample Collection and Scanning [Complete]
HRF – Sample MELFI Insertion [Complete]
SM ??? (Caution & Warning Panel) Test [Complete]
HRF – Activation of Centrifuge [Complete]
HRF – Samples Photo [Complete]
HRF Blood Draw [Complete]
Weekly Housekeeping [Complete]
HRF Refrigerated Centrifuge Configuration [Complete]
HAM Radio Power Up [Complete]
FPEF. Sensor Re-connect[Complete]
SURFACE. SSC Relocation [Complete]
SURFACE. Printout and Review the Experiment [Complete]
HRF – Closeout Ops [Complete]
HRF – Sample Insertion into MELFI [Complete]
MD30. Cable Connection [Complete]
Atmosphere Control and Supply (ACS) High Pressure Oxygen Bypass Configuration [Complete]
EMU 3011 Troubleshooting, Part 1 [Complete]
EMU 3011 Troubleshooting, Part 1 [Complete]
BLB – Drawer Installation [Complete]
Weekly Housekeeping [Complete]
Cleaning Auxiliary Computer System (???) Laptops / r/g 1141 [Complete]
??? (Micropurification Unit) Fan Grille Cleaning [Complete]
Assemble additional ???-? for WHC [Complete]
ISERV – Laptop Battery Replacement [Complete]
ISERV Configuration Inspection in WORF [Complete]
HTV Hardware Command Panel (HCP) Self-check [Complete]
NOD1 Stowage Rack Labeling [Complete]
OBSTANOVKA. (start) / r/g 3004
EMU 3011 Troubleshooting, Part 2 [Complete]
IMS Tagup (S-band) [Complete]
EMU 3011 Troubleshooting, Part 3 [Complete]
BIF. Cryogem-03 Thermostat Installation for the Experiment / r/g 3003
CASKAD. ???-? No. 04 thermostat Installation for the Experiment / r/g 3001
ARIL. ???-? No. 02 Thermostat Installation for the Experiment / r/g 3002
SURFACE. Telerobotics GUI Training [Complete]
IMS and Stowage Conference [Complete]
PROK – Diet and Log Sheet Photos [Complete]
??? Maintenance
IDENTIFIKATSIYA r/g 1813 [Complete]
SHD – Weekly Questionnaire [Complete]
HMS Defibrillator Inspection [Complete]
On-orbit Hearing Assessment using EARQ [Complete]
HTV Hardware Command Panel (HCP) Checkout [Complete]
OBSTANOVKA. (termination) r/g 3004
EMU 3011 Troubleshooting, Part 4 [Complete]
SURFACE. Crew conference [Complete]
SURFACE. Session 1 Ops [Complete]
ACS-HP O2 – Initial Reconfig [Complete]
SURFACE. SSC Relocation [Complete]
Start BSA Battery Charge [Complete]
SURFACE. Crew Debrief [Complete]
Convert SSC2 back to wired in preparation for 52P Docking video streaming [Complete]
Reaction Self Test
Reaction Self Test
Task List

CEO Target
WHC KTO Replace
Roscosmos Report
Uragan Report
EKON Photo
COL LHA R&R [Complete]
Food-Trash Gather
Regen WSTA Fill

Nominal Commanding
MSS Commanding
Three-Day Look Ahead:
Saturday, 7/27: 52P Launch, Dock
Sunday, 7/28: Crew Off Duty
Monday, 7/29: HTV Rendezvous OBT, HTV Offset Grapple, CCF Hardware Stow, Ocular Health

QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:

Component – Status
Elektron – On
Vozdukh – On
[???] 1 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV1”) – On
[???] 2 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV2”) – Off
Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab – Operate
Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3 – Standby
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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