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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 5 June 2014

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
June 6, 2014
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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 5 June 2014
NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 5 June 2014

Today: Microbiome Sample Collection: Flight Engineer (FE)-6 Gerst collected body and perspiration samples as well as surface samples in the ISS for the Microbiome investigation and stowed samples in the MELFI.
The Microbiome experiment investigates the impact of space travel on both the human immune system and an individual’s microbiome (the collection of microbes that live in and on the human body at any given time).

Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) 3010 Return To Service (RTS): Commander (CDR) Swanson completed a 4-part checkout of the suit today. He verified successful installation of the Fan Pump Separator (FPS) component by performing visual water leakage inspection, structural gas leakage test at the maximum operating suit pressure and a long duration leak check. Ground teams will review data collected during the test to determine if the suit is ready to be returned to service.

Remote Power Switch Controller Module (RPCM) Remove & Replace (R&R): FE-5 Wiseman replaced two RPCMs today: LA1B-G, which powers the Rack Flow Control Assembly (RFCA) in the Combustion Integration Rack (CIR) and LA1B-A which powers the a General Luminaire Assembly (GLA) in the US Lab. LA1B-G tripped open on May 13, 2014, and LA1B-A tripped open on May 26, 2014. Both exhibited signs of the FET Controller Hybrid (FCH) known defect and R&R was determined to be the best route to recovery.

Today’s Planned Tasks

Hematocrit. Hematocritic number determination [Complete]
Reboot of RSS1, 2 / Radiogram 1009, [Complete]
SM C&W Panel Test [Complete]
Reboot of RS1(2) Laptop [Complete]
HRF- specimen collection and stowage [Complete]
HRF – specimen stowage in MELFI [Complete]
BIOME – Questionnaire and sampling [Complete]
Hematocrit. Hardware stowage [Complete]
HRF – specimen installation in MELFI [Complete]
Daily Planning Conference (S-band) [Complete]
BIOME- Sampling and stowage prep [Complete]
SSR monitoring software log downlink from RSS1 (handover) [Complete]
Crew adaptation and station familiarization [Complete]
EMU 3010 Recovery, Part 1 [Complete]
HRF – specimen installation in MELFI [Complete]
EVA-38 Hardware and Tool Search Radiogram 5803[Complete]
Soyuz 713 Off-Loading w/IMS Updates / Radiogram 5735 [Complete]
BIOME – hardware stowage [Complete]
BIOME – sample installation [Complete]
Cygnus – HCP test [Complete]
??? Maintenance [Complete]
HCP checkout for BSP-B and TRX-B prior to Cygnus docking [Complete]
IFM – hardware prep for RPCM R&R [Complete]
Food Questionnaire [Complete]
EMU 3010 Recovery, Part 2 [Complete]
IFM – jumper install on Lab rack [Complete]
BIOME- Sampling and stowage prep [Complete]
HRF – specimen installation in MELFI [Complete]
HCP checkout for BSP-A and TRX-A prior to Cygnus docking [Complete]
Crew adaptation and station familiarization [Complete]
IFM – LAB1S0 Repairs [Complete]
EMU 3010 Recovery, Part 3 [Complete]
Columbus hardware setup for PAO [Complete]
Crew PAO Prep [Complete]
IFM – LA1B closeout operations [Complete]
EMU 3010 Recovery, Part 4 [Complete]
PAO event [Complete]
Preparation of EVA suit consumables, auxiliary and personal gear Radiogram 5777 [Complete]
RSK1 Laptop shell swap-out. Application of labels and Russian keys. Radiogram 5805 [Complete]
BIOME – hardware prep [Complete]
HRF – specimen installation in MELFI [Complete]
IFM – jumper removal from Lab rack [Complete]
BIOME – hardware stowage [Complete]
Crew adaptation and station familiarization [Complete]
ESA – weekly crew conference [Complete]
CCAA switch-over [Complete]
PROX Rack power down by crew [Complete]
Report Progress 421 (SM Aft) Loading complete / Radiograms 5685, 5750 [Complete]
Disassembly of 2 handles from from face of Progress 421 (SM Aft) hatch [Complete]
Install Progress 421 (SM Aft) docking mechanism Radiogram 4329 [Complete]
AFU, [????] Cable Mate Test -17??.540?8254?-80, -17??.42?8242?-9300) / Radiogram 5804 [Complete]
European Modular Cultivation System (EMCS) Pressure Relief Valve Check [Complete]
IMS and stowage conference [Complete]
RSA battery cycling end [Complete]
RSA battery cycling start [Complete]
INTERACTIONS (VZAIMODEYSTVIYE). Experiment Ops / ?/? 5798 [Complete]
VEG – weekly plant photo imagery [Complete]
HRF – hardware install. [Complete]
On MCC Go Inspection of AFU [????] TLM connectors for good mate / Radiogram 5804 [Complete]
Equipment PAO Prep [Complete]
AFU, [????] Cable Mate Test -17??.540?8254?-80, -17??.42?8242?-9300) – closeout operations / Radiogram 5804 [Complete]
IMS updates [Complete]
Crew PAO Prep [Complete]
PAO event [Complete]
IFM – UOP ops [Complete]
Task List

ARED Cylinder Evac
WHC KTO replace
Roscosmos Report
Uragan photo
BASS ops overview
BASS single TL ops parts 1,2,3
CSL Client name-verify [In Work]
BCATC1 sample 8 pre-mix
CEVIS Isolator MOD
Cygnus pre-gather
Crew handover
RS EVA H/W gather
CFE ICF5 ops parts 1,2,3
EMU LLB Auto-Init
EMU LLB SSC Relocate
EVA ORU Bag Inspection
IFM MOOT restow
JPM HD assessment
NOD3 PEPS assessment
ODF CTB reconfig
P/TV H/W questions part 2

Nominal commanding
RPCM safing and recovery [Complete]
Three-Day Look Ahead:

Friday, 06/06: HRF blood collection, OBT ISS Emergency h/w familiarization, OBT Cygnus rendezvous, Cygnus pre-gather
Saturday, 06/07: Crew off duty
Sunday, 06/08: Crew off duty
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 – Override
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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