ISS Daily Summary Report – 1/17/2017

Extra-vehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Loop Scrub:  Today, the crew configured EMUs 3006 and 3008 for loop scrubbing following last week’s EVA. They initiated ionic and particulate filtration (scrubbing) and conducted biocidal maintenance (iodination) on the suit and Airlock cooling water loops.  Samples of the coolant water will be obtained before and after the loop scrub activity to determine the effectiveness of the filtering.  A portion of the water sample was utilized for a conductivity test and the remaining water will be sent to the ground for chemical analysis.

Ultra-High Definition (UHD) Camera Test:  The crew setup, configured and performed a test with the UHD camera.  The first 4K live downlink event using the 4K Encoder is currently planned for 01- February. This equipment was delivered to the ISS on HTV-6, and allows real time streaming of 4K UHD video. 

Fluid Shifts Baseline Imaging: With assistance of an onboard operator and ground remote guidance, a 48S crewmember performed the second portion of the Return-45 day (R-45) Fluid Shifts experiment.  Ultrasound imaging was taken of arterial and venous measures of the head and neck, cardiac, ophthalmic and portal vein, and tissue thickness of lower and upper body. Additional measurements using the Cerebral and Cochlear Fluid Pressure (CCFP), Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions (DPOAE), Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), ESA’s Cardiolab (CDL) Holter Arterial Blood Pressure Device, and Intraocular Pressure (IOP) using the tonometer were taken as well. Fluid Shifts is a joint NASA- Russian experiment that 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. 

Water Monitoring Suite: In coordination with regular Environmental Health System (EHS) water sampling, the crew performed the Microbial Monitoring System (MMS) portion of the WMS experiment. By using the same water collected for the EHS sample, ground teams can evaluate the capabilities of the new hardware. The crew configured the hardware to sample a low and high DNA concentration sample using the Razor Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Microbial Monitoring System. The WMS is a set of hardware that monitors microbes, silica and organic material in the water supply on the ISS. The hardware ensures crew members can test and monitor the safety of their water supplies on future space missions, especially on long-duration missions to Mars, asteroids or other destinations where Earth-based testing would be difficult or impossible. 

Combustion Integration Rack (CIR) Troubleshooting Tool Build: The crew constructed three tools which will be used to identify and manipulate a disengaged fastener on the CIR Chamber Insert Assembly (CIA) Shroud Plate(s). One tool was constructed from Coldplate/Wireway cover Teflon sheets to identify and hook a suspected disengaged fastener on the CIR CIA Shroud Plate. Another tool was constructed from aluminum plates to be used as a guide to allow the disengaged fastener to travel over the window segment of the CIR Combustion Chamber. The last tool was constructed from Teflon and used to guide the other tools into position. The troubleshooting tasks to use these tools is schedule for Wednesday. 

H-II Transfer Vehicle 6 (HTV) Cargo Operations:  Yesterday the crew completed 5 hours and 30 minutes of loading trash onto the HTV vehicle.  Ground specialist estimate the crew will need another 3 hours and 30 minutes of cargo operations to complete the vehicle loading.  HTV is scheduled to unberth from the ISS on Friday 27-January-2017.    

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

  • MO-8. Preparation
  • Body Mass Measurement – BMMD
  • MO-8 equipment stowage
  • Regenerative Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) Recycle Tank Drain
  • Multi-purpose Small Payload Rack (MSPR) /Group Combustion Module (GCM) Component Deactivation
  • Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Cooling Loop Maintenance
  • Environmental Health System (EHS) Potable Water Dispenser (PWD) Sample Collect
  • PILOT-T. Preparation for the Experiment
  • Fluid Shifts Ultrasound 2 HRF Rack 1 Power On
  • Regenerative Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) Recycle Tank Drain Part 2
  • Fluid Shifts CDL Holter Arterial BP Hardware Don – Subject
  • Fluid Shifts Ultrasound Baseline Scan – Subject
  • PILOT-T. Experiment Operations
  • Total Organic Carbon Analyzer (TOCA) Potable Water Dispenser (PWD) Sample Analysis
  • Fluid Shifts Ultrasound Baseline Scan – Operator
  • Microbial Monitoring System Hardware Gather
  • Microbial Monitoring System MWA Preperation
  • Fluid Shifts USOS Operations Historical Documentation Photography
  • Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Post Scrub Cooling Loop Water (H2O) Sample
  • Fluid Shifts OCT Baseline Setup
  • Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Cooling Loop Maintenance
  • Fluid Shifts CCFP Baseline Test – Subject
  • Regenerative Environmental Control and Life Support System (RGN) WSTA Fill
  • Environmental Health System (EHS) Coliform Water Processing
  • Fluid Shifts OCT Baseline Exam
  • Fluid Shifts DPOAE Baseline Test
  • Transfer of Cargo for Removal to Progress No. 433 (DC1). IMS Update
  • Microbial Monitoring System Sample Setup
  • Hardware Gather and Review of the Procedure for [CKB1] Compressor R&R
  • Fluid Shifts Tonometry Baseline Setup
  • Fluid Shifts Tonometry Baseline Exam – Operator
  • Environmental Health System (EHS) Total Organic Carbon Analyzer (TOCA) Sample Data Record
  • Fluid Shifts Tonometry Baseline Exam – Subject
  • Fluid Shifts CDL Holter Arterial BP Hardware Doff – Subject
  • Fluid Shifts Tonometry Baseline Stow
  • Fluid Shifts CCFP Baseline Stow
  • Preparation for Operations with FIT Analyzer and Procedure Review Work
  • Fluid Shifts OCT Baseline Stow
  • Tightening of Quick Disconnect Screw Clamps on DC1-Progress No. 433 Interface
  • Microbial Monitoring System Sample
  • Fluid Shifts Hardware USOS Gather
  • EVA Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Cooling Loop Scrub Deconfiguration
  • Initiate water transfer from CWC-I to ЕДВ
  • Regenerative Environmental Control and Life Support System (RGN) WSTA Fill
  • Video Recording for “Reading Eugene Onegin” Project
  • Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Conductivity Test
  • Microbial Monitoring System Data Transfer
  • Terminate water transfer from CWC-I to ЕДВ
  • Fluid Shifts Hardware RSOS Transfer
  • Aquapad Double Water Sampling
  • Photo TV 4K Lab Configuration
  • Fluid Shifts Ultrasound Service Module Setup
  • CONTENT. Experiment Operations
  • Regenerative Environmental Control and Life Support System (RGN) WSTA Fill
  • Station Support Computer (SSC) 17 Reload Preparation
  • Photo TV 4K Downlink Setup
  • Crew Medical Officer (CMO) Proficiency Training
  • FLUID SHIFTS. Connection of Ultrasound Hardware to [РБС] Power Outlet
  • Phtoto/TV Video Test – Audio
  • In Flight Maintenance Combustion Integrated Rack Tool Build
  • Regenerative Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) Recycle Tank Fill Part 3
  • Life on ISS Photo and Video
  • Photo/TV 4K Downlink Deactivation
  • Regenerative Environmental Control and Life Support System (RGN) WSTA Fill
  • Stow Syringes used in H2O Conductivity Test

Completed Task List Items

  • MDM On-Orbit Tester Hardware Gather
  • HTV-6 cargo operations
  • IP phone troubleshooting
  • WHC KTO Replace
  • Convenience Med Stow

Ground Activities
All activities were completed unless otherwise noted.

  • EMU Scrub Monitoring
  • SM Refueling Operations

Three-Day Look Ahead:

  • Wednesday, 01/18: ELF Holder Removal, J-SSOD Removal, Fluid Shifts, ARED Sensor Cal, MDCA CIA T/S
  • Thursday, 01/19: N2 VAP Install, Fluid Shifts, MAGVector, Story Time Heat Transfer Demo, SABL Removal, HRF2 Resupply
  • Friday, 01/20: ER-7 IPEHG Install, EXT MDM Checkout, CDRA Troubleshooting Cable Install, ELF Sample Install 

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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