ISS Daily Summary Report – 11/01/2023

USOS ExtraVehicular Activity (EVA) #89 RFG Retrieval Part 2: Today, astronauts Jasmin Moghbeli (EV1) and Loral O’Hara (EV2) conducted USOS EVA #89. The main goal of this EVA was to retrieve the S-Band Radio Frequency Group (RFG) and perform a Trundle Bearing Assembly (TBA) Remove and Replace (R&R) on the Port Solar Alpha Rotary Joint (SARJ). The Airlock hatch opened at 7:04 AM CDT, and the crew completed the following tasks:

Planned Tasks:

  • TBA R&R and Port SARJ Lubrication [Completed]
  • Remove S-Band RFG and Stanchion and Bring IVA [Deferred]
  • Remove 2A H-Fixture [Completed]
  • 2A BGA Imagery Survey [Deferred]
  • Photograph the SASA Stanchion Jacking Bolt [Deferred]
  • Remove Slack & Twist from CP8 Ethernet Cable [Completed]

Get Ahead Tasks:

  • Reconfigure Starboard CETA Cart Brake Handle [Completed]

Due to insufficient time, three planned tasks were deferred. However, the crew was able to complete one get ahead task. The final Phase Elapsed Time (PET) from today’s EVA was 6 hours and 43 minutes.

Completed Task List Activities:

  • None

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

  • EVA ISLE Preparation
  • EVA Prebreathe Support
  • EVA HECA Camera Operations
  • BGA & SARJ Commanding
  • Crew Dragon Quiescent Checkout [Planned]

Look Ahead Plan

Thursday, November 2 (GMT 306)

  • Circadian Light Data Measurement


  • SpX-29 Dragon Vehicle Operations OBT
  • EVA Debrief
  • EMU Water Recharge
  • EVA Airlock Deconfiguration
  • SSRMS LEE HD Survey

Friday, November 3 (GMT 307)

  • Actiwatch HRF Setup
  • Frost FOAM Attach
  • Circadian Light Data
  • CLINGERS SW Upload
  • Immunity Assay Kit Gather
  • ISS Ham Pass


  • SpX-29 Dragon Vehicle Operations OBT
  • PEPS Inspection
  • SSRMS IDA2 Survey
  • SPDM Unstow
  • MSS PMA2 Survey
  • HMS OCT2 Exam

Saturday, November 4 (GMT 308)

  • Thor-Davis Sessions


  • Crew Off Duty

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

  • CMS ARED Cylinder Flywheel Evacuation
  • HMS – ESA Nutritional Assessment
  • EMU Purge
  • EMU ISLE Prebreathe
  • 2A H-Fixture Removal
  • EHS TOCA WRS Sample Analysis & Data Record
  • TBA Removal & Install
  • SARJ Lube
  • CP8 Ethernet Cable Untwist
  • ESP-2 Setup & Cleanup
  • Post-EVA Activities
  • IFM Airlock Cleanup