ISS Daily Summary Report – 3/18/2017

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Dragon SpaceX (SpX)-10 Unberth: The crew packed critical items and egressed the vehicle in preparation for Dragon departure.  Dragon was unberthed from the ISS via ground commanding at approximately 4:45 PM CST today.  Ground teams have started maneuvering the Dragon into a IDA viewing position followed by another maneuver about an hour and a half later to the overnight park position.   Dragon release is planned tomorrow morning at 5:11 AM CST with splashdown approximately 5 hours later. 

Double Cold Bag (DCB) Packing: The crew performed the final DCB packing of the samples for planned for return on SpX-10.  The crew transferred samples and Ice Bricks from Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI), General Laboratory Active Cryogenic ISS Experiment Refrigerator (GLACIER), Freezer-Refrigerator Of STirling cycle (FROST), and Space Automated Bioproduct Laboratory (SABL) into the DCBs.  Warm samples and their conditioned Ice Bricks from MERLIN were packed into a Mini Cold Bag for SpX-10 return.

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

  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Double Coldbag Dragon Pack
  • Cargo Transfer to Dragon
  • Transfer Center Stack to Dragon
  • Telephone Conference with the Russian Space Magazine Editor (S-band)
  • Dragon Cargo Operations Conference
  • СОЖ maintenance
  • Dragon Egress in Preparation for Departure
  • Node 2 Nadir CBM Control Panel Assembly (CPA) Installation
  • USOS Window Shutter Close
  • Dragon Vestibule Configuration for Demate
  • Dragon/Node 2 VESTIBULE DEPRESS
  • Closing Shutters on windows 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14
  • Dragon/Node 2 Vestibule MPEV Close

Completed Task List Items

  • Water Recovery System Waste Water Tank Drain

Ground Activities
All activities were completed unless otherwise noted.

  • EPS ORU Refresh
  • Dragon Unberth Operations
  • IDA Viewing
  • Dragon Overnight Park

Three-Day Look Ahead:

  • Sunday, 03/18: Dragon Release, Housekeeping, Crew Off Duty
  • Monday, 03/19: USOS Crew Off Duty
  • Tuesday, 03/21: EVA Preps (Procedure Review/Conf, ROBoT, Safer Checkout, Airlock unstow)

QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:

  Component

Status

Elektron

On

Vozdukh

Manual

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

Off         

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

On

Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab

Standby

Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3

Operate

Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Lab

Standby

Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3

Operate

Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA)

Process

Urine Processing Assembly (UPA)

ReProcess

Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab

Off

Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3

Full Up