ISS Daily Summary Report – 3/29/2019

Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #53: Today, Nick Hague, as EVA Crewmember (EV)-1, and Christina Koch, as EV-2, performed US EVA #53 (Lithium Ion Battery R&R EVA #2) with a Phased Elapsed Time (PET) of 6 hours 45 minutes. The second of two planned battery replacement EVAs, today’s EVA completed the installation of the new batteries brought to ISS during the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV)-7 mission. In summary, the crew completed the following tasks:

  • Install AGB on ESP-2 FHRC
  • Retrieve Adapter Plate E and F from EP
  • Install Adapter Plate F in Slot 6
  • Install Adapter Plate E in Slot 4
  • Relocate Battery 2 to Adapter Plate E
  • Retrieve Adapter Plate D from EP and Install in Slot 2
  • 4A3 BCDU and Battery Reconfiguration
  • P6 Battery Preparation

Completed Task List Activities:

  • WHC Urine Receptacle Operations Evaluation Part 5 [Completed GMT 87]
  • EVA Prep Tasks [Completed GMT 87]
    • Enhanced Caution & Warning System OBT
    • SAFER rescue practice
    • Procedures review

Ground Activities:
All activities are complete unless otherwise noted.

  • EVA support

Saturday, 03/30:

  • METEOR H/W Remove (NASA)
  • Behaviour Counter Measures (NASA)
  • ISS Experience review (NASA)
  • ISS HAM Powerup (NASA)


  • EVA Procedures Review and Debrief
  • DOUG Review
  • EMU Water Recharge 

Sunday, 03/31:

  • HRF Urine Collection setup (NASA)
  • Optical Nav (Moon Imagery) Ops (NASA)


  • Crew off-duty 

Monday, 04/01:

  • HRF Blood and Urine Collection (NASA)


  • Crew off duty

Today’s Planned Activities:
All activities are complete unless otherwise noted.

  • Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Reminder for EVA In-Suit Light Exercise (ISLE) Preparation
  • Preparation of Reports for Roscosmos Web Site and Social Media
  • Video Recording of Greetings
  • USOS Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Communication Configuration
  • External Wireless Instrumentation System Network Control Unit EVA Inhibit
  • EVA COTS UHF Communication Unit (CUCU)  Verify off
  • Extravehicular Activity (EVA) In-Suit Light Exercise (ISLE) Preparation
  • On MCC Go Regeneration of БМП Ф2 Micropurification Cartridge (start)
  • Checking cover closure on SM windows 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14. Note 6
  • VOZDUKH Atmosphere Revitalization Subsystem [СОА] Mode Change
  • Crew Time for ISS Adaptation and Orientation
  • Progress 440 [AO] Transfers and IMS Ops
  • Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Purge
  • Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) In-Suit Light Exercise (ISLE) Prebreathe
  • Crewlock Depress
  • Crewlock Post Depress
  • Crewlock Egress
  • HRF Generic Urine Collection Female
  • Adjustable Grapple Bar (AGB) Installation
  • HRF Generic Sample MELFI Retrieval And Insertion Operations
  • HRF Generic Urine Collection Stow
  • P4 Battery 2A R&R Worksite Preparation
  • СОЖ Maintenance
  • Treatment of FGB structural elements and shell areas with Fungistat
  • P4 Battery R&R Battery Adapter Plates Retrieval
  • ISS Crew Orientation
  • P4 Battery R&R Battery Adapter Plate F Install
  • IDENTIFIKATSIYA. Copy ИМУ-Ц micro-accelerometer data to laptop
  • P4 Battery R&R Battery Adapter Plate E Installation
  • P4 Battery R&R Battery 2 Relocate
  • Preventive Maintenance of SM Ventilation Subsystem. Group А
  • P4 Battery R&R Battery Adapter Plate D Retrieval
  • P4 Battery R&R Battery Adapter Plate D Installation
  • P4 Battery R&R Cleanup of 2A Worksite
  • 4A3 Reconfiguration
  • P6 Preparation
  • EVA Crew Lock Ingress
  • EVA Glove Photo Setup
  • Crewlock Pre Repress
  • Crewlock Repress
  • Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) Post-EVA Activities
  • Daily Planning Conference (S-band)
  • VOZDUKH Atmosphere Revitalization Subsystem [СОА] Mode Change
  • Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) Post-EVA Glove Photos
  • EVA Glove Photo Downlink