ISS Daily Summary Report – 05/20/15

Double Cold Bag (DCB) Packing:  Virts and Kelly packed the +4 degrees Celsius (°C) DCB with conditioned Ice Bricks and samples from Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI)-2 and -32°C DCBs with Ice Bricks and frozen samples from MELFI-3.  The +4°C DCB will be returning with Cell Shape and Expression, CASIS PCG-3, Nematode Muscles, and NanoRacks Module-53 samples.  The -32°C DCB will be returning with frozen HRP samples.  Once packed, the DCBs were placed in Dragon prior to hatch closure.

SpaceX-6 Departure Preparations:  This morning, the crew completed final cargo loading. Later, they configured Dragon’s pressurized segment for departure and closed its hatch.  Once the Dragon hatch was closed, they configured the Node 2 vestibule by removing Air Revitalization System (ARS) and data jumpers then installed the Common Berthing Mechanism (CBM) Controller Panel Assemblies (CPAs). SpaceX-6 unberth activities are scheduled to start this evening at 11:30pm CDT and Dragon release at ~6:04am CDT Thursday morning utilizing the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS).

Node 3 Forward 2 Stowage Removal:  In preparation for Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) relocation next week, Virts removed stowage from the Node 3 Forward location. PMM relocation from Node 1 nadir to Node 3 forward is planned for Wednesday, May 27th.  

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

  • Dragon – Transfers Ops
  • Rendezvous and Prox Ops Program (RPOP) –  Adjustment
  • Anemometer Handover from USOS to RS
  • Activity with IVA Tools
  • СТТС Configuration for MRM1
  • Dragon Transfer Ops
  • Preparing for measuring air flow using anemometer Velocicalc 9565 in MRM1 and on SM Power Supply System units. Tagup with specialists
  • Velocicalc 9565 Anemometer Setup for Operation. Tagup with specialists
  • WRS – Recycle Tank Fill
  • Measuring air flow using anemometer Velocicalc 9565 in MRM1 and on SM Power Supply System units. Tagup with specialists
  • Dragon Transfer Ops
  • RELAKSATSIYA Hardware Setup
  • CEVIS Exercise
  • Crew Medical Officer (CMO) Proficiency Training
  • Dragon Cargo Operations Conference
  • Comm reconfig for nominal ops
  • Makita Tool Battery Cycling – Hardware Prep
  • СОЖ Maintenance
  • RELAKSATSIYA Closeout Ops
  • Makita battery pre-charge installation
  • Dragon Transfer Ops
  • Makita charge monitoring
  • Anemometer Handover from RS to USOS
  • WRS – Recycle Tank Fill
  • Work Maintenance Area Setup in DC1. Transfer to DC1 and Activation of Orlan suit No.5.Tagup with
  • DRAGON – Dragon Egress in Preparation for Departure
  • Makita Tool battery discharge
  • Dragon – Hatch Closure
  • Dragon Vestibule Configuration for Demate
  • Recovery of Measuring System ИК-0702М in Orlan Suit No. 5. Tagup with specialists
  • Installation of Node 2 Nadir CBM Controller Panel Assembly (CPA)
  • Water Supply Hardware Audit [СBО]
  • Installation of Makita tool battery for charging
  • Monitor Makita Tool battery charge
  • Recovery of space suit No.4 left sleeve for nominal operations
  • Powerup of Cupola and LAB Robotic Workstation (RWS) Display and Control Panel (DCP)
  • Orlan Suit No.5 and No.4 Closeout Ops
  • Installation of Camcorder in the LAB at LAB RWS 3 to monitor RWS commanding from the ground
  • Closing USOS Window Shutters
  • End Makita Tool battery charge, log charge time into the table, remove battery from the charger, stow equipment
  • IDENTIFIKATSIYA. Copy ИМУ-Ц micro-accelerometer data to laptop
  • БД-2 Exercise, Day 1
  • IMS Delta File Prep
  • UDOD. Copy and Downlink Data
  • CASKAD. Thermostat Deactivation and Equipment Transfer to [CA] 

Ground Activities
All activities were completed unless otherwise noted.

  • Node 2 Nadir CBM Preparations for Demate
  • Dragon Prop and GNC Equipment Checkout
  • Starboard TRRJ Video Survey

Three-Day Look Ahead:

  • Thursday, 05/21: SSRMS walk off, Dragon N2 vestibule demate/depress, Dragon unberth/landing, ACE M-3 sample prep, COL stowage relocate
  • Friday, 05/22: Ocular Health, EVA Loop Scrub, Biolab Microscope cassette removal
  • Saturday, 05/23:  Weekly Cleaning, 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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