ISS Daily Summary Report – 05/30/14

Resist Tubule Lamp Replacement:  Flight Engineer (FE)-6 Gerst replaced the failed Xenon lamp today that is used for JAXA’s Resist Tubule experiment.

Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) Orbital Replacement Unit (ORU) Transfer Interface (I/F): Following the conclusion of Camera Light Pan Tilt Assembly (CLPA) activities this week, ISS Commander Swanson removed the JEM ORU Transfer I/F from the JEM Airlock slide table, returning it to the nominal configuration. 

Velocicalc Airflow Measurement Survey: In support of monitoring the health of the ISS InterModule Ventilation (IMV) system, today FE-5 Wiseman used the Velocicalc device and measurement aids to measure the air flow  in outlets and inlets throughout the USOS modules. In addition to flow rate measurements, inspections were performed in selected locations.

39 Soyuz (39S) Crew Handover: Swanson conducted a crew handover with the 39S crew today. Topics included recommendations for suggested on-orbit practices and lessons learned related to ISS systems and payloads. The crew also reviewed recent deltas to the ISS configuration.

Compound Specific Analyzer-Combustible Products (CSA-CP) Extended Routine Maintenance: Swanson changed out batteries in all units and units were zero calibrated. He also verified there was no evidence of liquid or discoloration indicating a sensor leak.

Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED) Status: Following an ARED dashpot inspection Tuesday it was discovered that 2 of the 4 x-axis dashpots were broken and the other 2 were degraded. The crew was instructed to stand down on ARED use until the dashpots could be replaced.  Swanson began the replacement Wednesday and completed it yesterday.  After a successful checkout, ARED was declared GO for use. 

Today’s Planned Tasks

  • Laptop RSS1, RSS2 reboot / r/g 1009 [Complete]
  • SM Caution and Warning Panel (ПСС) test [Complete]
  • Laptop RS1(2) reboot [Complete]
  • DPC (S-band) [Complete]
  • JEM AL Pressurization [Complete]
  • HMS FFQ [Complete]
  • G1 Camcorder Setup [Complete]
  • JEM Airlock Leak Check [Complete]
  • JEM Airlock Slide Table extension to JPM side [Complete]
  • Remove the JEM ORU Xfer I/F from the JEM A/L Slide Table [Complete]
  • JEM Airlock Slide Table Retraction [Complete]
  • G1 Camcorder Closeout [Complete]
  • HAM Radio Power up [Complete]
  • Crew handover [Complete]
  • Recycle tank QD reconfig [Complete]
  • 39S Transfer and Handover of Lithium Batteries [Complete]
  • CMS ARED intro [Complete]
  • IMAK unpack from 39S [Complete]
  • CSA CP maintenance [Complete]
  • T2 overview [Complete]
  • MERLIN-2 Desiccant Kit Replace [Complete]
  • ER8 locker install [Complete]
  • CCD Camera removal [Complete]
  • CB Xenon lamp exchange [Complete]
  • CB G1 camcorder closeout [Complete]
  • CMS exercise overview [Complete]
  • THC IMV Flow Measurement Survey [Complete]
  • Journals [Complete]
  • Audio troubleshooting [Complete]
  • Weekly crew-ГОГУ management conference (S-band) / r/g 5721 [Complete]
  • BIOSIGNAL. Kriogem-03 activation at +29 deg С   [Complete]
  • NAPOR – mini РСА. ДПН reload. [Complete]
  • Cargo transfer from  Soyuz 713,  IMS update / r/g 5735 [Complete]
  • On MCC Go Electron purge after deactivation. r/g 5412 [Complete]
  • Restoring nominal LIV VSC-63A switch connection to SM  video system,  r/g 5737 [Complete]
  • BIOSIGNAL. Transferring hw from ТK/ r/g 5751 [Complete]
  • NAPOR- mini РСА. Photographing ДПН / r/g 5746 [Complete]
  • Loading hw for disposal to Progress 421(SM aft), IMS update / r/g 5685, 5750 [Complete]
  • BIOSIGNAL. Placing hw in Kriogem-03 at +29 deg С Tagup / r/g 5751 [Complete]
  • After LIV switch installation – testing video path [Complete]
  • BAKTERIOFAG. Trasferring Bioecology trays from Progress and placing them in SM / r/g 5749 [Complete]
  • ИП-1 sensors installation check  [Complete]
  • BAKTERIOFAG. Photography during placement behind panel 328 / r/g 5749 [Complete]
  • RS atmosphere analysis using sensors АОК ГАНК-4М  [Complete]
  • NAPOR- mini РСА. Photographing ДПН / r/g 5746 [Complete]
  • Replacing odf delivered on Soyuz 713 /r/g  5741 [Complete]
  • Crew time for adaptation and familiarization [Complete]
  • Measuring contaminants in SM using CMS / r/g5483 [Complete]
  • Transfering hw for disposal to Progress 421(SM aft),  [Complete]
  • IMS update / r/g 5685, 5750 [Complete]
  • Ventilation in SM – preventive maintenance, [Complete]
  • VIRTUAL. r/g 5738 [Complete]
  • IDENTIFIKATSIA. ИМУ-Ц measurement data copy to laptop/ r/g 5186 [Complete]
  • СОЖ maintenance  [Complete]
  • VZAIMODEISTVIE. Experiment run / r/g 5391 [Complete]
  • IMS edit [Complete]
  • Recording TV greetings / r/g 5745 [Complete]

Task List

  • ARED Cylinder Evac
  • WHC KTO replace
  • Roscosmos Report
  • 39S GOPRO ops
  • Uragan photo
  • 3DA1-Cam-Ops
  • CEVIS Isolator MOD
  • Cygnus pre-gather
  • EMU LLB Auto-Init
  • EMU LLB SSC Relocate
  • EMU LLB SSC Return
  • CEVIS isolator mod
  • CSL5 client reload
  • EVA ORU Bag Inspection
  • IFM MOOT restow
  • NOD2O2 Cleanout
  • No-skid tape audit
  • NOD3 PEPS assessment
  • P/TV Hardware questions


  • Nominal commanding

Three-Day Look Ahead:

  • Saturday, 05/31: Crew off duty, VEG-01 water refill, MELFI Icebrick insert
  • Sunday, 06/01: Crew off duty, MELFI Icebrick insert
  • Monday, 06/02: Ocular Health, 39S transfer, ACE, Emergency Roles/Responsibilities OBT, crew handover

QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:

                              Component Status
Elektron Off
Vozdukh Manual
[СКВ] 1 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV1”) Off
[СКВ] 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) Process
Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) Standby
Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab Off
Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 Full up