ISS Daily Summary Report – 1/14/16

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Fluid Shifts:   Kornienko continued his Return minus 45 day (R-45) Fluid Shifts activities today in the Russian Segment with assistance from Kelly and Volkov and guidance from the ground team.   He performed Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Cerebral and Cochlear Fluid Pressure (CCFP) and Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions (DPOAE) tests, and a Tonometry exam.  He also completed the part of the experiment utilizing the Russian Chibis (Lower Body Negative Pressure – LBNP) suit during ultrasound measurements.  Fluid Shifts investigates the causes for severe and lasting physical changes to astronaut’s eyes. Because the headward fluid shift is a hypothesized contributor to these changes, reversing this fluid shift with a lower body negative pressure device is investigated as a possible intervention.  Results from this study may help to develop preventative measures against lasting changes in vision and eye damage.


Sleep Log:  Kelly recorded a Sleep Log entry today after waking. The Sleep ISS-12 experiment monitors ambient light exposure and crew member activity and collects subjective evaluations of sleep and alertness.  The investigation examines the effects of space flight and ambient light exposure on sleep during a year-long mission on the ISS.


Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Preparation:  The USOS Crew carried out their final Equipment Lock and Tool preparations in support of tomorrow’s Sequential Shunt Unit (SSU) EVA.  In addition, they printed and reviewed Cuff Checklist procedures, reviewed an EVA Briefing Package, Detailed Timeline, Tool Configuration Summary, Sharp Edge Briefing, and SSU Systems Briefing Package.  Egress from the Joint Airlock is scheduled to occur tomorrow morning at 6:55am CST.


Today’s Planned Activities
All activities were completed unless otherwise noted.

  • Morning Inspection, Laptop RS1(2) Reboot
  • RSS 1, 2 Reboot
  • IMMUNO. Saliva Sample (Session 1)
  • Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Reminder for EVA In-Suit Light Exercise (ISLE) Preparation
  • IMMUNO. First stress test, questionnaire data entry
  • IMMUNO. Test-Tube Blood Collection (finger)
  • IMMUNO. Blood Sample Processing
  • IMMUNO. Equipment Stowage
  • FLUID SHIFTS. Comm configuration for the experiment
  • Final printout of EVA procedures
  • Freon Analysis of SM Atmosphere Using Freon Leak Analyzer/Detector (ФИТ) (CМ1РО_4_402)
  • USOS EVA Tool Configuration
  • Pille Sensors setup for USOS EVA
  • FS1 Server SW Installation to copy SOT data
  • Life On The Station Photo and Video
  • Audit of Personal Hygiene Articles (СЛГ). Selection of wipes for priority use
  • IMS Delta File Prep
  • PAO hardware setup
  • TV Session with Time magazine and NTV Channel
  • Relocating PBAs for upcoming EVA
  • 24-hour ECG Monitoring (termination)
  • USOS EVA Tool Audit
  • 24-hour BP monitoring (terminate)
  • Life On The Station Photo and Video
  • Audit of Personal Hygiene Articles (СЛГ). Selection of wipes for priority use
  • Equipment Lock Preparation
  • Evening Work Prep
  • Robotic Work Station (RWS) – Display and Control Unit (DCP) powerup
  • Final printout of EVA procedures
  • IMMUNO. Second stress test, questionnaire data entry
  • EVA Procedure Review
  • IMMUNO. Saliva Sample (Session 2)
  • IMMUNO. Equipment Stowage Closeout
  • CONTENT. Experiment Ops
  • EVA Procedure Review
  • US EVA Procedure Conference
  • Earth photo/video ops
  • Preparation of Reports for Roscosmos Web Site and Social Media
  • Video Recording for All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (ВГТРК)
  • URAGAN Observations and Photography
  • ECON-M. Observations and Photography


Completed Task List Items

  • None


Ground Activities

All activities were completed unless otherwise noted.

  • Nominal System Commanding


Three-Day Look Ahead:

Friday, 01/15:  EVA #35 (SSU 1B)

Saturday, 01/16:  USOS Airlock Deconfiguration, EVA Tool Stow, EVA debrief with ground

Sunday, 01/17: Crew Day Off


QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:

                              Component Status
Elektron On
Vozdukh Manual
[СКВ] 1 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV1”) On
[СКВ] 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 Idle
Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3 Operate
Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA) Process
Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) Standby
Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab Full Up
Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 Off