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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 31 December 2013

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
January 5, 2014
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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 31 December 2013
NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 31 December 2013

Today: Combustion Integrated Rack (CIR) Hardware Replacement: FE-3 Hopkins used the Maintenance Work Area (MWA) for restraining the Multi-user Droplet Combustion Apparatus (MDCA) Chamber Insert Assembly (CIA) while he installed fuel reservoirs, replaced two igniter tips and exchanged manifold bottles to prepare for future operations.
ISS InterModule Ventilation (IMV) Airflow Measurement: In support of monitoring the health of the ISS InterModule Ventilation (IMV) system, FE-5 Mastracchio and FE-6 Wakata used the Velocicalc device and a set of measurement aids to measure the air flow outlets and inlets throughout the USOS modules. In addition to flow rate measurements, inspections were performed in selected locations including the Airlock IMV Panel Screen on the IMV air return port and Node 3 inlet vents.

USOS Airlock Restow and Deconfiguration Post US EVA 25: Mastracchio deconfigured the Airlock post US EVAs 24 and 25 and prepared the EMUs for long-term stowage. EVA hardware that was moved out of the Airlock during the EVAs was moved back into the Airlock and reorganized items for future return or trash. Some items were left in the PMM in preparation for future vehicle staging.

Today’s Planned Tasks

Reaction Self Test [Complete]
URAGAN. Photo Spectrum System Battery Charge (start) [Complete]
??? Laptops Antivirus Scan Check and Status Report [Complete]
Psychological Evaluation Program (WinSCAT) [Complete]
Periodic Fitness Evaluation [Complete]
Flow water through MRF [Complete]
PAO Hardware Setup [Complete]
Crew Prep for PAO [Complete]
TV PAO Event with RCC Energia, IMBP, GCTC Management. New Year Greetings [Complete]
HRF2 Supply Kit Resupply [Complete]
Crew Prep for PAO [Complete]
URAGAN. Observation and Photography using Photo Spectrum System. [Complete]
PAO Hardware Setup [Complete]
Health Maintenance System (HMS) Profile of Mood States (POMS) Questionnaire [Complete]
Crew Prep for PAO [Complete]
PAO Event [Complete]
Clean-up EMUs, A/L, and PMM stowage post US EVA 25 [Complete]
Water Resource System (WRS) – Microbial Removal Filter (MRF) Purge [Deferred]
IMV Flow Measurement [Complete]
Multi-user Droplet Combustion Apparatus MWA Prep [Complete]
??? Maintenance [Complete]
CIR – Rack Doors Open [Complete]
Combustion Integrated Rack Front End Cap Open [Complete]
Multi-user Droplet Combustion Apparatus Hardware Replacement [Complete]
Obtain additional airflow measurements while making specific changes to the IMV config [Complete]
Clean-up EMUs, A/L, and PMM stowage post US EVA 25 [Complete]
Combustion Integrated Rack Front End Cap Close [Complete]
Combustion Integrated Rack Manifold Bottle Replacement [Complete]
CIR – Rack Doors Close [Complete]
Terminate transfer of water to the water storage tank via the MRF [Deferred]
CIR – Equipment Stow [Complete]
??? ?1 Absorption Cartridge Regeneration (termination) [Complete]
Reaction Self Test [Complete]
Task List

LHA JPM R&R [Complete]
Move 2.0 CTB from JLP to NOD1 and LiOH to PMM Endcone. [Complete]
Replace KTO
???-? R&R
Preparation of reports for Roskosmos site
??? 420 Stowage and IMS Ops
URAGAN. Observation and photography
EKON-M. Observations and photography
ECLSS Recycle Tank Drain [Complete]
Hygiene Towel Survey
Kubik 6 Belt Search
JPM1OF2 Lamp Housing Assembly (LHA) Replacement
National Engr Week Message
P/TV Trash
PPS Wipe

Nominal Commanding [Complete]
Three-Day Look Ahead:

Wednesday, 1/01: Crew Holiday
Thursday, 1/02: PFE, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Test, Fundoscope Exam, Nanorack Centrifuge Troubleshooting, AMS survey
Friday, 1/03: Body Measurement, Optical Health Ultrasound Scan, Optical Health Cardiac Ops, CFE ICF9 test ops., MT translation, SSRMS walkoff
QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:

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