ISS Daily Summary Report – 11/11/14

Human Research Program (HRP) Saliva Collection:  Wilmore performed a salivary collection and inserted the sample into MELFI.  These sample collections were in support of participation in the HRP experiments: Biochem Profile, Repository, and Cardio Ox. 

Zebrafish Muscle Post Operations:  Wilmore disassembled the Aquatic Habitat (AQH) from within the Multi-purpose Small Payload Rack (MSPR) Work Volume following the return of the zebrafish on Soyuz 39 (39S) and the completion of the Zebrafish Muscle experiment.  He then removed and stowed the AQH components including Water Circulation Unit, Aquatic Habitat Controller, Air Pump, Gas Exchanger, Bio Filter, Aquariums, Cameras and Light from the MSPR.  Zebrafish looks at whether atrophy of muscles under the condition of microgravity also occurs in zebrafish and why their atrophy occurs in the microgravity.

Potable Water Dispenser (PWD) Sampling:  Wilmore obtained a warm sample of the potable water bus today. The sample was stowed for return to the ground on a later date.

Node 3 Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Deactivation:  With only 3 crew members onboard after 39S undock, the Node 3 CDRA was deactivated yesterday. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) scrubbing is being performed by the Russian Segment Vozdukh in Manual Mode 6.

Possible Conjunction with Object #39372: Ground teams evaluated tracking data throughout the day for a possible conjunction with Object #39372 (Yaogan 12 Debris). The debris is small, experiences about twice as much drag as ISS and is reasonably well tracked. Time of Closest Approach (TCA) will be tomorrow, November 12, at 8:40am CST. A decision whether or not to perform a Predetermined Debris Avoidance Maneuver (PDAM) will be made overnight after additional tracking data is received. If the decision is made to perform the maneuver, the Time of Ignition (TIG) would occur on Wednesday at 6:20am.  The PDAM can be executed without impacting the Soyuz 41S 4-orbit rendezvous, currently scheduled for November 23rd.

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

  • Morning Inspection. Laptop RS1(2) & RSS2 Reboot
  • Inspection of СМ-У connector on МНР-НС separator pump in АСУ
  • HRF – Sample collection and preparation for insertion
  • HRF – Sample Blood MELFI Insertion
  • Regeneration of БМП Ф1 Micropurification Cartridge (start)
  • WRS Water Sample Analysis
  • Elektron-VM Liquid Unit Pressurization before Activation
  • URAGAN. Tagup with P/L investigators (S-band)
  • EML – Camcorder Config
  • TOCA Data Recording
  • TOCA Waste Water Bag (WWB) Changeout
  • Sampling of the Potable Water Bus using 1 L bags
  • MOST – Reconfiguration of Terminal Laptop
  • Zebrafish – Reconfiguration
  • REFLOTRON hardware setup

Completed Task List Items

  • Crew Arrival Preparations
  • HRF2 Puff Syringe Maintenance
  • ISERV Video Mode for normal imaging

Ground Activities

All activities have been completed unless otherwise noted.

  • Nominal Commanding 

Three-Day Look Ahead:

  • Wednesday, 11/12:  Cell Mechanosensing 2, IFM WHC Pre-Treat Tank R&R, Lab CDRA ASV R&R
  • Thursday, 10/13:  JEMRMS Console C/O, HMS Hearing Assessment, REGEN ECLSS Tank R&R, HRF Generic Urine Collection
  • Friday, 11/14:  JEMRMS Backup Drive System (BDS) Reconfiguration, Seedling Growth-2 

QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:

                              Component

Status

Elektron

On

Vozdukh

On

[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

Standby

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

Normal

Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3

Full up