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ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/16/2018

Cygnus Unberth: On Saturday, the crew completed the Node1 vestibule depressurization and started the associated vestibule leak checks. On Sunday, once the crew completed leak check activities, robotics ground controllers used the Space Station Remote Manipula
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/16/2018

Cygnus Unberth: On Saturday, the crew completed the Node1 vestibule depressurization and started the associated vestibule leak checks. On Sunday, once the crew completed leak check activities, robotics ground controllers used the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to uninstall the Cygnus vehicle from the ISS at 5:04am CDT. At 7:36am CDT, the crew released …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/12/2018

Expedite the Processing of Experiments to Space Station (EXPRESS) Racks Health & Status Issues: This morning the Health & Status (H&S) telemetry from EXPRESS Racks (ER) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 was reported to be toggling and extended telemetry from ER
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/12/2018

Expedite the Processing of Experiments to Space Station (EXPRESS) Racks Health & Status Issues: This morning the Health & Status (H&S) telemetry from EXPRESS Racks (ER) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 was reported to be toggling and extended telemetry from ERs 7 and 8 were lost.  While a warm reset of the improved Payload …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/13/2018

Expedite the Processing of Experiments to Space Station (EXPRESS) Racks (ER) Health & Status: Yesterday, the Health & Status telemetry from ER 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 was reported to be toggling and extended telemetry from ER 7 and 8 was lost.  Overnight
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/13/2018

Expedite the Processing of Experiments to Space Station (EXPRESS) Racks (ER) Health & Status: Yesterday, the Health & Status telemetry from ER 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 was reported to be toggling and extended telemetry from ER 7 and 8 was lost.  Overnight, the Lab Joint Station LAN (JSL) firewalls were power cycled …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/11/2018

Space Algae: The crew agitated and then installed an additional six Space Algae culture bags in the Veggie facility today.  The Space Algae investigation explores the genetic basis for productivity of algae cultivated in space and whether this requires genet
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/11/2018

Space Algae: The crew agitated and then installed an additional six Space Algae culture bags in the Veggie facility today.  The Space Algae investigation explores the genetic basis for productivity of algae cultivated in space and whether this requires genetic adaptations or not. Algae may perceive microgravity as an abiotic stress, which can trigger production …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/10/2018

70P Docking: Last night, 70P docked to the DC1 nadir port at 191/01:30:47 GMT and Progress hooks were closed at approximately 01:35:35 GMT. Following the successful docking, the Russian crew completed leak checks, opened the hatches, deactivated the 70P vehic
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/10/2018

70P Docking: Last night, 70P docked to the DC1 nadir port at 191/01:30:47 GMT and Progress hooks were closed at approximately 01:35:35 GMT. Following the successful docking, the Russian crew completed leak checks, opened the hatches, deactivated the 70P vehicle, and transferred time sensitive cargo.   Cygnus OA-9 Reboost Developmental Test Objective (DTO): Today ground controllers …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/09/2018

Progress (70P) Launch/Dock: 70P launched from the Baiknour Cosmodrome today at 4:51pm CDT. Following a 2-orbit rendezvous profile, the vehicle will dock to ISS at 8:39pm CDT.  SpX-15 External Cargo Status: Friday evening ground specialists used the Space Sta
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/09/2018

Progress (70P) Launch/Dock: 70P launched from the Baiknour Cosmodrome today at 4:51pm CDT. Following a 2-orbit rendezvous profile, the vehicle will dock to ISS at 8:39pm CDT.  SpX-15 External Cargo Status: Friday evening ground specialists used the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to remove the empty Latching End Effector (LEE) Flight Support Equipment (FSE) …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/06/2018

SpX-15 External Cargo Status:  Last night ground specialists used the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to extract ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) from the Dragon trunk and hand it off to the Japa
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/06/2018

SpX-15 External Cargo Status:  Last night ground specialists used the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to extract ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) from the Dragon trunk and hand it off to the Japanese Experiment Module Remote Manipulator System (JEMRMS). The JEMRMS was then used to install ECOSTRESS at the Exposed …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/05/2018

Rodent Research-7 (RR-7): Yesterday the crew transferred the mice from the Transporter Units that arrived on the SpaceX-15 Dragon vehicle to the two Habitat units in which they will reside on ISS. They checked the water flow in each side of the Habitats and i
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ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/05/2018

Rodent Research-7 (RR-7): Yesterday the crew transferred the mice from the Transporter Units that arrived on the SpaceX-15 Dragon vehicle to the two Habitat units in which they will reside on ISS. They checked the water flow in each side of the Habitats and installed the rodent huts and food bars. The crew also stowed …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/04/2018

ISS crew activities are limited today to allow the crew to enjoy the US Independence Day holiday.  For Rodent Research-7 (RR-7) today the crew transferred the mice from Transporter Units that arrived on the SpaceX-15 Dragon vehicle to the two Habitat units i
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/04/2018

ISS crew activities are limited today to allow the crew to enjoy the US Independence Day holiday.  For Rodent Research-7 (RR-7) today the crew transferred the mice from Transporter Units that arrived on the SpaceX-15 Dragon vehicle to the two Habitat units in which they will reside on ISS.  They checked the water flow in …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/03/2018

SpX-15 Ingress and Cargo Operations:  This morning the crew ingressed Dragon and transferred the Center Stack. Once complete, they unpacked Double Coldbags, transferred a POLAR from Dragon to ISS, and retrieved and unpacked the Dragon Cargo Transfer Bag (CTB
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/03/2018

SpX-15 Ingress and Cargo Operations:  This morning the crew ingressed Dragon and transferred the Center Stack. Once complete, they unpacked Double Coldbags, transferred a POLAR from Dragon to ISS, and retrieved and unpacked the Dragon Cargo Transfer Bag (CTB).  The crew completed today’s cargo operations by transferring the final cold stowage assets from the Dragon …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/29/2018

SpaceX-15 Launch: SpX-15 launched nominally today at 4:42 AM CDT from Launch Pad LC-40 at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. In preparation for vehicle arrival, the crew scheduled to capture Dragon completed their second Robotics Onboard Trainer (ROBoT) session t
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/29/2018

SpaceX-15 Launch: SpX-15 launched nominally today at 4:42 AM CDT from Launch Pad LC-40 at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. In preparation for vehicle arrival, the crew scheduled to capture Dragon completed their second Robotics Onboard Trainer (ROBoT) session this afternoon. In addition, all USOS crew participated in a conference with ground cargo transfer specialists to …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/02/2018

SpX-15 Mission:  At 5:56 AM CDT, the ISS crew used the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to capture the Dragon vehicle. Ground specialists then maneuvered the spacecraft to the pre-install position where they performed an inspection of the Pass
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/02/2018

SpX-15 Mission:  At 5:56 AM CDT, the ISS crew used the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to capture the Dragon vehicle. Ground specialists then maneuvered the spacecraft to the pre-install position where they performed an inspection of the Passive Common Berthing Mechanism (PCBM).  Once complete, Dragon was berthed to the Node2 Nadir port at …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/28/2018

Umbilical Interface Assembly (UIA) Remove and Replace (R&R) Troubleshooting: Yesterday the crew investigated if loosening the 20 fasteners securing the UIA to the Airlock mounting bracket would generate any free play and allow the crew to close the gap i
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/28/2018

Umbilical Interface Assembly (UIA) Remove and Replace (R&R) Troubleshooting: Yesterday the crew investigated if loosening the 20 fasteners securing the UIA to the Airlock mounting bracket would generate any free play and allow the crew to close the gap in the Oxygen Supply lines; unfortunately, the crew indicated the tolerances were too tight and this …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/27/2018

Umbilical Interface Assembly (UIA) Remove and Replace (R&R) Troubleshooting: During the UIA R&R yesterday, the crew noted that the Oxygen (O2) Supply line was approximately 2-3 mm too short to be properly mate without applying a tensile, stretching fo
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/27/2018

Umbilical Interface Assembly (UIA) Remove and Replace (R&R) Troubleshooting: During the UIA R&R yesterday, the crew noted that the Oxygen (O2) Supply line was approximately 2-3 mm too short to be properly mate without applying a tensile, stretching force to make contact.  Initial troubleshooting was unsuccessful, and the O2 line was left partially connected and …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/26/2018

Predetermined Debris Avoidance Maneuver (PDAM) Status: Last night’s possible PDAM for object #99999 was not required. A second update to the object’s trajectory was received overnight and the Probability of Collision (PC) had dropped well into the green t
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/26/2018

Predetermined Debris Avoidance Maneuver (PDAM) Status: Last night’s possible PDAM for object #99999 was not required. A second update to the object’s trajectory was received overnight and the Probability of Collision (PC) had dropped well into the green threshold.  Concern level was low and PDAM planning was no longer needed.  MagVector 3D: The crew relocated …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/25/2018

Predetermined Debris Avoidance Maneuver (PDAM) for Object #99999: Teams continue to track the ISS conjunction with object #99999 (Unknown Object) with a Time of Closest Approach (TCA) of 01:42 AM CDT tomorrow morning. While the latest tracking information on
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/25/2018

Predetermined Debris Avoidance Maneuver (PDAM) for Object #99999: Teams continue to track the ISS conjunction with object #99999 (Unknown Object) with a Time of Closest Approach (TCA) of 01:42 AM CDT tomorrow morning. While the latest tracking information on the object has dropped the Probability of Collision (PC) into the green threshold, it has not …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/22/2018

Lab Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Shut down: Yesterday afternoon the Lab CDRA shut down due to an Air Selector Valve (ASV) fault on valve 104.  Initial recovery attempts, and subsequent troubleshooting, were unsuccessful.  Node 3 CDRA is active an
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/22/2018

Lab Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Shut down: Yesterday afternoon the Lab CDRA shut down due to an Air Selector Valve (ASV) fault on valve 104.  Initial recovery attempts, and subsequent troubleshooting, were unsuccessful.  Node 3 CDRA is active and Amine Swingbed was also activated, in order to better manage ppCO2 over the weekend. Teams …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/20/2018

NanoRacks-Remove Debris (RemDeb): The RemDeb satellite was deployed nominally from the ISS.  NanoRacks-Remove Debris demonstrates an approach to reducing the risks presented by space debris or “space junk”. Collisions in space may have serious co
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/20/2018

NanoRacks-Remove Debris (RemDeb): The RemDeb satellite was deployed nominally from the ISS.  NanoRacks-Remove Debris demonstrates an approach to reducing the risks presented by space debris or “space junk”. Collisions in space may have serious consequences, but research has shown that removing the largest debris significantly reduces the chance of collisions. NanoRacks-Remove Debris uses a 3D …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/21/2018

Time:  The crew performed a Time perception session. ESA’s Time experiment captures the accurate perception of objects in the environment is a prerequisite for spatial orientation and reliable performance of motor tasks. Time is also fundamental to motion
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/21/2018

Time:  The crew performed a Time perception session. ESA’s Time experiment captures the accurate perception of objects in the environment is a prerequisite for spatial orientation and reliable performance of motor tasks. Time is also fundamental to motion perception, sound localization, speech, and fine motor coordination. The Time experiment quantifies the subjective changes in time …

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/19/2018

Nanoracks-Remove Debris Satellite (RemDeb): Today ground specialists used the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to remove RemDeb from the JEM Airlock (JEMAL) Slide Table and maneuvered to the deploy position.  RemDeb demonstrates an approach t
ISS On-Orbit Status Report

ISS Daily Summary Report – 6/19/2018

Nanoracks-Remove Debris Satellite (RemDeb): Today ground specialists used the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) to remove RemDeb from the JEM Airlock (JEMAL) Slide Table and maneuvered to the deploy position.  RemDeb demonstrates an approach to reducing the risks presented by space debris or “space junk”. Collisions in space may have serious consequences, but research …

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