ISS Daily Summary Report – 1/07/2020

No science operations; crew off-duty.


SpX-19 Unberth/Release:  The SpX-19 Dragon vehicle was robotically released from the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) at approximately 4:05 am CT.  The ISS Commander was stationed at the Robotic Work Station (RWS), monitored the release of Dragon, and commanded the first two separation burns. The Dragon vehicle splashed down in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California at approximately 09:42 am CT.  Once the Dragon vehicle has been recovered, the time critical science samples will be delivered to principle investigators for analysis.

Completed Task List Activities:

  • EVA METOX Photos (GMT 006)
  • EVA METOX Regen Cleaning (GMT 006)
  • WHC COT Wanted Poster (GMT 006)
  • Dragon Cargo Ops Transfer (GMT 006)
  • Columbus Deck Repack Part 2 and 3 (GMT 006)
  • EVA Airlock Unstow (GMT 006)

Ground Activities:
All activities are complete unless otherwise noted.

  • Payload Operations Support
  • SSRMS Dragon unberth & release 

Tuesday, 1/7 (GMT 007) –Off Duty

  • No payload activities


  • Dragon RWS release/monitoring
  • Dragon vestibule N2 MPEV close
  • Dragon CCP de-route

Wednesday, 1/8 (GMT 008)

  • RADIN2 – Dosimeter (8) retrieval (CSA)
  • Probiotics Saliva and Questionnaire (JAXA)
  • CBEF-L Plant Experiment Install (JAXA)
  • Mouse Habitat Food Prep (JAXA)
  • SAIBO CO2 QD removal (JAXA)
  • JAXA Colloidal Clusters Sample Container in FROST (JAXA)
  • Food Acceptability (NASA)
  • Rodent-LSG Clean (NASA)
  • HRF-Saliva Setup (NASA)
  • CIR manifold 4 bottle exchange (Joint)


  • RWS teardown
  • CUCU deactivation
  • EVA procedure review
  • EVA procedure conference
  • EVA DOUG review
  • EVA tool config
  • Vision Test Ethernet cable deploy

Thursday, 1/9 (GMT 009)

  • CBEF-L Plant Experiment Unit Removal (JAXA)
  • CBEF-L Mouse Habitat Reconfig (JAXA)
  • Mouse habitat Unit OBT (JAXA)
  • AWP Data Downlink (NASA)
  • Confined Combustion Ops (NASA)
  • Standard Measures Saliva collect (NASA)


  • EVA EMU Resize
  • EVA Tool Config
  • EVA BSA Ops
  • EVA LLB Ops
  • EVA Airlock Stow
  • EVA LLB/Metox Install
  • HMS AED Inspect
  • Vision Testing
  • Columbus SW Load
  • X2R18 PCS and Z-book
  • X2R18 PCS and Z-book Stow

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

  • Extravehicular Activity Mobility Unit (EMU) Enhanced Caution and Warning System (ECWS) On-Board Training
  • Preparation of reports for Roscosmos website and social media
  • ECON-M. Observations and Photography
  • Checkout of Virus Definition File Update on Auxiliary Computer System (ВКС) Laptops and Report
  • Robotic Workstation (RWS) High Definition (HD) Monitor Downlink
  • Robotic Work Station (RWS) Dragon Release Procedure Review and Briefing
  • Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) Dragon Release from Node 2 Nadir (N2N) Preparation
  • N2 Deck MPEV close
  • Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) Dragon release and departure monitoring
  • Robotic Workstation (RWS) High Definition (HD) Monitor Deactivation
  • Crew Command Panel (CCP) Cable Deroute
  • Reminder Probiotics Saliva Operations
  • Public Affairs Office (PAO) High Definition (HD) Config A/L Verify
  • TV Conference with the His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia (Ku + S-band)
  • СОЖ Maintenance