ISS Daily Summary Report – 11/12/14

Predetermined Debris Avoidance Maneuver (PDAM) for Object #39372:  After evaluating the latest tracking information on object #39372 (Yaogan 12 Debris), the Flight Control Team decided to perform a PDAM at 6:20am CST this morning in order to clear the object.  Today’s maneuver will not impact the Soyuz 41S 4-orbit rendezvous scheduled for November 23rd.

Cell Mechanosensing-2 Closeout: Wilmore removed the Fluorescence Microscope from the MWA.  He then reconfigured the microscope in the MSPR work volume in preparation for the Aniso Tubule Experiment in Increment 43/44.  Cell Mechanosensing-2 is a continuing investigation to identify gravity sensors in skeletal muscle cells and help develop countermeasures to muscle atrophy. Scientists believe that the lack of mechanical stress from gravity causes tension fluctuations in the plasma membrane of skeletal muscle cells, in turn changing the expression of key proteins and genes and allowing muscles to atrophy. Muscle cells from rats and kidney cells from African clawed frogs are given fluorescent gene markers and then attached to an extracellular matrix under different tensions.  Aniso Tubule will examine growth modifications of Arabidopsis hypocotyls in space. Scientists aim to analyze the changes in dynamics of cortical microtubules and microtubule-associated proteins by observing Arabidopsis hypocotyls and microtubule-associated proteins with a fluorescence microscope.

Lab Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Air Selector Valve (ASV) 104 Change Out:  Today, Wilmore replaced the ASV 104 from the Lab CDRA.  This activity was scheduled as a result of last Thursday’s ASV Remote Power Controller (RPC) trip and subsequent troubleshooting.  With only 3 crew members currently onboard, both CDRAs have both been deactivated. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) scrubbing is being performed by the Russian Segment Vozdukh System.

Waste and Hygiene Compartment (WHC) Pre-Treat Tank [EK] Changeout:  Wilmore completed a change out of the WHC pre-treat tank this morning as part of nominal WHC maintenance.  Following the replacement, he captured and downlinked video imagery of the [ЕK] Hose during dosing.  The imagery will be analyzed on the ground to ensure that the appropriate quantities of pre-treat are being provided to the system during use.  The imagery was captured during this activity because it is the first pre-treat tank Removal and Replacement that has been performed since installing a new dose pump in October.

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

  • Biochemical blood test. Blood Sampling / r/g 7167
  • Reviewing BRI Replacement and RS Network Nominal Reconfig Procedure. / r/g 7175
  • Blood Biochemistry Analysis / r/g 7167
  • FGB Dust Collector ПС1, ПС2 Filter Replacement (ТГК424ГрО zone 1 enclosure No. 3)
  • CMS2 – MICROSCOPE- Closeout Ops
  • Cleaning FGB ГЖТ Detachable Screens 1, 2, 3 / FGB Systems Operations, 4.3.2 step 1 p. 4-7 (23)
  • В3 Fan Screen Cleaning in DC1 / Thermal Mode Control System [СОТР] 10.4.4 p. 10-9 (123)
  • Mating BRI Telemetry Connector.  Tagup with specialists / r/g 7168
  • Waste and Hygiene Compartment (WHS) Pre-Treat Tank and Pre-Treat Tank Hose Remove & Replace
  • ИП-1 Flow Sensor Position Verification
  • LAB Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) CO2 Selector Valve 104 Remove and Replace
  • Installation of Cable- Insert into СРВ-К2М БРП-М.  / r/g 7174
  • IDENTIFIKATSIYA. Copy ИМУ-Ц micro-accelerometer data to laptop / r/g 6627
  • SM CO measurement using CMS unit / r/g 7087
  • LAB Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) CO2 Selector Valve 104 Remove and Replace
  • Filling EDV-SV No.1002 п.37 (00053403R, ФГБ1ПГО_4_404_1) from EDV No.1104
  • СОЖ Maintenance

Completed Task List Items

  • ISERV Normal Mode Part 2 

Ground Activities
All activities have been completed unless otherwise noted.

  • Nominal Commanding
  • Ground commanding associated with PDAM

Three-Day Look Ahead:

  • Thursday, 11/13:  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
  • Saturday, 11/15:  Crew off duty. 

QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:







[СКВ] 1 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV1”)


[СКВ] 2 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV2”)


Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab


Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3


Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Lab


Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3


Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA)


Urine Processing Assembly (UPA)


Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab


Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3

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