NASA Breaking News

NASA Signs Scientific and Education Agreements with Brazil

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Jun 30, 2015

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) President Jos Raimundo Braga Coelho have signed agreements to further research into heliophysics and space weather and to enhance global climate study and educational opportunities. Read full story.

NASA TV Coverage Set for Space Station Cargo Ship Launch and Docking

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Jun 30, 2015

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of an unpiloted Russian resupply ship to the International Space Station (ISS). Read full story.

NASA Astronaut Preps for First Space Station Mission, Available for Media Interviews

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Jun 30, 2015

NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, who is making final preparations for his launch next month on his first mission to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 8 to 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 7. Read full story.

NASA Invites Media to Tour VIPR, Aeronautics Research Project

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Jun 29, 2015

NASA will host a behind-the-scenes tour of the Vehicle Integrated Propulsion Research (VIPR) project at the agencys Armstrong Flight Research Center in California on Thursday, July 9. Read full story.

NASA Administrator Statement on the Loss of SpaceX CRS-7

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Jun 28, 2015

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the loss Sunday of the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services 7 (CRS-7) mission. Read full story.

NASA Education News

Forever Remembered Exhibit Honoring Challenger and Columbia Opens at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

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Jun 27, 2015

NASA and the families of the crews of space shuttle missions STS-51L and STS-107 have collaborated to create a new, permanent memorial designed to honor the astronauts, pay tribute to orbiters Challenger and Columbia, and emphasize the importance of learning from the past. Read full story.

NASA Invites Media, Social Media to a Space Launch System RS-25 Engine Test

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Jun 25, 2015

Media and social media followers are invited to watch as NASA tests an RS-25 engine like those that will power the rocket that launches astronauts on missions to an asteroid and to Mars. The test will take place Thursday, August 13, at NASAs Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Read full story.

University Students Win NASA/NIA Space Engineering Design Contest

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Jun 18, 2015

Future astronauts may someday explore Mars using winning concepts from NASAs 2015 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Competition. Read full story.

NASA Hosts Rocket Week at Wallops Flight Facility

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Jun 18, 2015

Students and educators from across the country will have the chance to be rocket scientists during Rocket Week, June 20-26 at NASAs Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Read full story.

NASA Astronauts Headline Public Events in Washington, Virginia, Maryland, Online

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Jun 17, 2015

NASA astronauts Reid Wiseman and Barry Butch Wilmore will be making several stops in the Washington area June 22-26 to share with many audiences their experiences aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Read full story.

NASA Image of the Day

Eruption of Wolf Volcano, Galapagos Islands

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Jun 30, 2015

In late May 2015, the highest volcano in the Galapagos Islands, Wolf volcano, erupted for the first time in 33 years. The wide image and closeup of Wolf was acquired on June 11, 2015, by the ASTER instrument on NASA's Terra satellite. The false-color images combine near-infrared, red, and green light (ASTER bands 3-2-1). Read full story.

Spirals in the D Ring

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Jun 29, 2015

Although the D ring of Saturn is so thin that it's barely noticeable compared to the rest of the ring system, it still displays structures seen in other Saturnian rings. Read full story.

Watching Meteors From the Space Station

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Jun 26, 2015

Astronaut Ron Garan tweeted this image from the International Space Station in August, 2011, writing, What a `Shooting Star looks like from space, taken yesterday during Perseid Meteor Shower. A special camera to record meteor showers will launch to the station aboard SpaceX's Dragon cargo craft, currently scheduled to launch on June 28, 2015. Read full story.

Solar Dynamics Observatory Sees M7.9-Class Solar Flare

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Jun 25, 2015

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, an M7.9-class, peaking at 4:16 a.m. EDT on June 25, 2015. NASAs Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. Read full story.

Lights of an Aurora From the International Space Station

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Jun 24, 2015

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly captured this photo of an aurora from the International Space Station on June 23, 2015. The dancing lights of the aurora provide spectacular views on the ground, but also capture the imagination of scientists who study incoming energy and particles from the sun. Read full story.

International Space Station Reports

ISS Daily Summary Report 06/29/15

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Jun 29, 2015

SpaceX (SpX)-7: Following SpX-7 launch yesterday there was an in-flight anomaly during ascent which resulted in loss of the SpX vehicle. Teams are assessing immediate impacts from lost cargo and on-board plans for the week. They are also reviewing changes to the near-term flight manifests, including 60P and HTV5, that may be required. Node 1 (N1) Stowage Reconfiguration: Kelly reorganized N1 stowage in preparation for arrival of the Galley Rack on HII Transfer Vehicle (HTV)-5. Waste & Hygiene Compartment (WHC) Maintenance: Kelly Removed & Replaced (R&R) the WHC pre-treat tank. This is nominal maintenance. On-orbit Sampling: Kelly deployed 2 Formaldehyde Monitoring Kits (FMKs) in designated sample locations for post-flight analysis of on-orbit formaldehyde levels. He also used a Grab Sample Container (GSC) to collect instantaneous air samples for post-flight analysis. Finally, he performed water sample analysis using the Total Organic Carbon Analyzer (TOCA). TOC measured at the potable bus was 2514 parts per billion (ppb). Last weeks TOC at the potable bus was 2371 ppb. This is not an impact to crew consumption of water since the TOC values are below the flight rule limit of 3000 ppb. Teams are discussing future planning of potable water due to loss of hardware on SpX-7. Fluids and Combustion Facility (FCF) Fluids Integrated Rack (FIR) Translation Interference Removal: On June 19, the crew replaced a burnt out lamp in the FIR. Upon completion of that task, the crew was unable to translate the FIR back to its nominal position. Today, Kelly translated and rotated the Optics Bench out into the US Lab, then secured the connector caps and verified that the grounding tabs were correctly oriented, both located in the rear of the facility. Kelly was then able to successfully rotate the Optics Bench back to the stowed position and translated the FIR to the fully retracted position. The next planned use for FIR is under review, as the Microchannel Diffusion was lost on the ascent of the SpaceX-7 mission. Space Aging Closeout: Kelly performed the necessary closeout steps to remove the Space Aging experiment from the Cell Biology Experiment Facility (CBEF) in the Saibo rack. He accessed and retrieved the samples from the observation experiment units, placed them in moisture bags and within Space Aging Holder for return on a later flight. Todays Planned Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. Node 1 stowage reconfig Space Aging closeout EHS TOCA waste water bag changeout EHS TOCA sample WHC pre-treat tank R&R T2 quarterly inspection Cardiovector experiment ops Filling and compression of and 2 tank bladder in 425 Formaldehyde Monitoring Kit deployment Grab Sample Container sampling TOCA sample data record Adjustment and Testing of Russian iPad tablet computers with two access points (on RS and USOS) 3 Fan Screen Cleaning in DC1 Fluids Integrated Rack Rack Doors Open Fluids Integrated Rack Interference Removal Fluids Integrated Rack Rack Doors Close Vacuum Cleaning 1, 2 dust filters and 1, 2 Fan Grilles in DC1 Sleep ISS-12 Actiwatch Spectrum Download and Configuration MPEG-2 video downlink test via KU-band prior to 428 docking to the ISS IMS Delta File Prep Cleaning 1 and 2 Air Ducts in DC1 COSMOCARD. Preparation Ops. Starting 24-hr ECG Recording COTS UHF Communication Unit (CUCU) Deactivation Completed Task List Items ISS R&D Conference downlink message Ground Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. FIR ops CUCU deactivation Three-Day Look Ahead: Tuesday, 06/30: EHS Acoustic Dosimeter Setup, Plant Gravity Sensing-2 Experiment Photon Counting Unit Check Out, Binary Colloidal Alloy Test Sample Initialization, CMO CBT Wednesday, 07/01: EHS acoustic dosimeter setup, JEMRMS activation/checkout, N1 stowage reconfig Thursday, 07/02: Multi-user Droplet Combustion Apparatus MWA Prep, CIR Hardware Review/hardware gather, HRF2 Supply Kit Resupply, Reconnection of MagVector Umbilicals to COL1F2 UIP QUICK ISS Status Environmental Control Group: Component Status Elektron On Vozdukh Manual [] 1 SM Air Conditioner System (SKV1) Off [] 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 Shutdown Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3 Operate Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA) Standby Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) Standby Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab Off Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 Full Up  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 6/25/15

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Jun 25, 2015

Ocular Health: Padalka executed his Medical Operations Flight Day 90 (FD90) Ocular Health activities with Kellys assistance. Padalka performed Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and ocular ultrasound and later today will execute fundoscope measurements with Kelly as operator. OCT is used to measure retinal thickness, volume, and retinal nerve fiber layer, and fundoscopy is used to obtain images of the retinal surface. The Ocular Health protocol calls for a systematic gathering of physiological data to characterize the risk of microgravity-induced visual impairment/intracranial pressure in ISS crewmembers. Researchers believe that the measurement of visual, vascular and central nervous system changes over the course of this experiment and during the subsequent post-flight recovery will assist in the development of countermeasures, clinical monitoring strategies, and clinical practice guidelines. Integrated Resistance and Aerobic Training Study (Sprint): Kelly, with Padalka assisting, configured video, Ultrasound 2 machine, and donned the calf and thigh reference guides for his FD90 Sprint Ultrasound. Kelly then performed thigh and calf scans with guidance from the Sprint ground team. Sprint evaluates the use of high intensity, low volume exercise training to minimize loss of muscle, bone, and cardiovascular function in ISS crewmembers during long-duration missions. Ultrasound scans are used to evaluate spaceflight-induced changes in the muscle volume. Fine Motor Skills: Kelly and Kornienko executed their FD90 Fine Motor Skills experiment this morning between one and four hours of wakeup. In the Fine Motor Skills experiment, crew members perform a series of interactive tasks on a touchscreen tablet. The investigation is the first fine motor skills study to measure long-term microgravity exposure, different phases of microgravity adaptation, and sensorimotor recovery after returning to Earth gravity. The goal of Fine Motor Skills is to answer how fine motor performance in microgravity trend/vary over the duration of a six-month and year-long space mission; how fine motor performance on orbit compare with that of a closely matched participant on Earth; and how performance trend/vary before and after gravitational transitions, including the periods of early flight adaptation, and very early/near immediate post-flight periods. SpaceX (SpX)-7 Preparations: Kelly and Padalka completed another session of On Board Training (OBT) with the robotics trainer to prepare for capture/berthing of the Dragon vehicle. Today they practiced a 30 meter approach and two capture point hold runs. SpX-7 launch is planned for Sunday, June 28 with berthing on Tuesday, June 30. Ground Camera Calibration Ground controllers performed a calibration of ISS external cameras today, in preparation for SpaceX-7 arrival. The purpose of the calibration is to make sure that the overlays displayed by the Robotics Workstation line up properly with the video images during SpaceX-7 approach and capture. Todays activity gathered data on the camera pan and tilt calibration. Using this data, ground teams determined that the camera calibrations are within limits and no adjustments are needed. Todays Planned Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. SLEEP questionnaire SPLANKH. Experiment ops. SLEEP questionnaire hardware prep eye scan hardware stow USND2- activation Fine Motor Skills experiment FINEMOTR experiment ops Eye ultrasound – hardware prep Eye ultrasound Maintenance Eye ultrasound data transfer Preparing LAB Camcorder in LAB RWS Mon 1 for Earth observation TKLIK. Instrumentation monitoring Eye ultrasound closeout ops SPRINT- hardware setup SPRINT- experiment ops assist SPLANKH. Repeat bio-chemical blood analysis. SPLANKH. Closeout ops. USND2- deactivation Dragon rendezvous and berthing OBT procedures self-study URAGAN. Observation and photography using [ ] science instrumentation SPLANKH. Experiment ops PROBOI. [] teardown and connecting cables RGN water transfer to EDV (start) Fundoscopic eye exam hardware prep IMS update Fundoscopic eye exam pupil dilation SYN_MUSCL- photo registry RGN water transfer to EDV (end) Fundoscopic eye exam CONTENT. Experiment ops Crew conference with Astronaut Office Flight Director conference Fundoscopic eye exam hardware stow Completed Task List Items None Ground Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. SPRINT Ocular Health Dragon OBT Camera Calibration Three-Day Look Ahead: Friday, 06/26: Crew off duty Saturday, 06/27: Housekeeping, Crew off duty Sunday, 06/28: Crew off duty, SpX-7 launch QUICK ISS Status Environmental Control Group: Component Status Elektron On Vozdukh Manual [] 1 SM Air Conditioner System (SKV1) Off [] 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 Shutdown Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3 Operate Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA) Standby Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) Standby Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab Off Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 Full Up  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 06/24/15

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Jun 24, 2015

Microbiome: Kelly collected samples in support of the Microbiome experiment which were then inserted into Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI) for later return. The Microbiome experiment investigates the impact of space travel on both the human immune system and an individual’s microbiome (the collection of microbes that live in and on the human body at any given time). To monitor the status of the crewmembers’ microbiome and immune system and their interaction with the unique environment of the ISS, periodic samples from different parts of the body and the surrounding ISS environment are taken. As part of this study, the likelihood and consequences of alterations in the microbiome due to extreme environments, and the related human health risk, will be assessed. SUPVIS-E Troubleshooting: Kelly conducted a conference with SUPVIS-E specialists, then with the ground assistance, successfully performed troubleshooting on the laptop in an attempt to regain connectivity and allow proper communication between the laptop and ground. ESA ground controllers will continue with commanding and checkout of the laptop. SUPVIS-E aims at simulating selected future Human exploration scenarios including immersive remote control of a robot by an astronaut in orbit around a target object (such as Mars or the Moon). A crew member will control the ESA test rover located at ESOC (Germany) in near real time. SpaceX (SpX)-7 Preparations: Kelly and Padalka completed another session of On Board Training (OBT) with the robotics trainer to prepare for capture/berthing of the Dragon vehicle. Today they practiced a 30 meter approach and two capture point hold runs. SpX-7 launch is planned for Sunday, June 28 with berthing on Tuesday, June 30. Todays Planned Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. SLEEP Questionnaire Self-Reaction Test. Reaction Time Test (morning) BIOME – Survey Completion Biochemical Urine Test URISYS Hardware Stowage HRF. Sample MELFI Insertion Intermodular TORU Test with Docked Progress 425 (AO) PROBOY. RS1 Laptop Ops. PROBOY. Penetration Simulator Ops. HMS Defibrillator Inspection BIOME. Sample collection HRF. Sample MELFI Insertion BIOME – Equipment stowage after sample collection WRM Ops PROBOY. Copy and Downlink Data MOTOCARD. Experiment Ops. MOTOCARD. Assistance with the Experiment WRS – Recycle Tank Fill Vision Test WRS – Recycle Tank Fill Vision Test – Complete Questionnaire Dragon Approach and Berthing OBT using ROBoT, Session 1 Maintenance WRS – Recycle Tank Fill Mating umbilicals to ARIS RGN REC-TNK – Removal of depress hose for nominal operations SPLANH. Preparation for Experiment WRS – Recycle Tank Fill Self-Reaction Test. Reaction Time Test Completed Task List Items None Ground Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. OBT Dragon RoBOT N2 Distribution System Leak Check [In Work] Three-Day Look Ahead: Thursday, 06/25: Ocular Health, Dragon OBT RoBOT, Sprint Friday, 06/26: Crew off duty Saturday, 06/27: Housekeeping, Crew off duty QUICK ISS Status Environmental Control Group: Component Status Elektron On Vozdukh Manual [] 1 SM Air Conditioner System (SKV1) On [] 2 SM Air Conditioner System (SKV2) Off Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab Standby Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3 Operate Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Lab Shutdown Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3 Operate Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA) Standby Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) Process Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab Off Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 Full Up  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 06/23/15

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Jun 23, 2015

Binary Colloidal Alloy Test Low Gravity Phase Kinetics Platform (BCAT-KP): Kelly changed the camera battery, transferred images to a laptop for downlink, and set the D2Xs intervalometer. The BCAT-KP experiment aims to help materials scientists develop new consumer products with unique properties and longer shelf lives. Colloids are mixtures of small particles distributed throughout a liquid, which include milk, detergents and liquid crystals. Gravity affects how the particles clump together and sink, making the ISS an ideal platform to study their fundamental behaviors. Microbiome Setup: Kelly gathered and reviewed a reminder video prior to beginning his next round of Microbiome collections. The Microbiome experiment investigates the impact of space travel on both the human immune system and an individual’s microbiome (the collection of microbes that live in and on the human body at any given time). To monitor the status of the crewmembers’ microbiome and immune system and their interaction with the unique environment of the ISS, periodic samples from different parts of the body and the surrounding ISS environment are taken. As part of this study, the likelihood and consequences of alterations in the microbiome due to extreme environments, and the related human health risk, will be assessed. Mobile Servicing System (MSS) Operations: Robotics Ground Controllers powered up the MSS in the Hot Backup Configuration in preparation for todays SpX-7 Offset Grapple practice session.During the MSS power up they also performed the pre-launch checkouts. Kelly and Padalka practiced maneuvering the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) into the grapple envelope of the Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM) Power Data Grapple Fixture (PDGF). They performed this eight times followed by a final run during which ground controllers safed the SSRMS to simulate a failure.The crew recovered by switching from the Cupola Robotic Workstation (RWS) to the Lab RWS and backed the SSRMS away. Todays Planned Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. Micro-purification Unit cartridge F2 regeneration (start) SLEEP questionnaire RSS1,2 reboot [] laptops antivirus software update WRS fill for processing from EDV PROBOI. The activity with on-board laptop RS1. PROBOI. Ops with penetration simulator. BIOME questionnaire EHS water purification system sample collection TOCA PWD water sample analysis PHS hardware setup PROBOI. Data copy and downlink HMS- PHS Maintenance PHS data entry hardware stow MOTOKARD payload ops. RWS activation CALCIUM payload session #9. Cable SM-FOTO-D3-03 audit ECLSS vessel transfer and R&R Dragon capture OBT #1 Progress rendezvous monitoring tagup Cleaning panel vent screens of FGB interior panels (pan. 201, 301, 401) OBT – SSRMS OBT debrief TOCA data recording WRS water sample analysis PAO equipment prep BCAT- Image transfer from video camera Crew prep for PAO PAO Robotics Work Station (RWS) Display and Control Panel (DCP) Checkout URISYS hardware prep IMS update BIOME prep for sample draw TOCA data recording Micro-purification Unit cartridge F2 regeneration (end) Completed Task List Items None Ground Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. OBT Dragon offset grapple Three-Day Look Ahead: Wednesday, 06/24: Dragon OBT RoBOT, Biome Thursday, 06/25: Ocular Health, Dragon OBT RoBOT, Sprint Friday, 06/26: Crew off duty for work planned on Saturday QUICK ISS Status Environmental Control Group: Component Status Elektron On Vozdukh Manual [] 1 SM Air Conditioner System (SKV1) On [] 2 SM Air Conditioner System (SKV2) Off Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab Standby Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3 Operate Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Lab Shutdown Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3 Operate Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA) Standby Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) Standby Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab Off Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 Full Up  Read full story.

ISS Daily Summary Report 06/22/15

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Jun 22, 2015

Sleep ISS-12: Kelly and Kornienko are performing a week of sleep logging. Within fifteen minutes of wakeup, the crew answered questions from the SleepLog application on the Station Support Computer (SSC). The Sleep ISS-12 experiment monitors ambient light exposure and crew member activity and collects subjective evaluations of sleep and alertness, to examine the effects of space flight and ambient light exposure on sleep during a year-long mission on the ISS. Habitability: Kelly resumes the Habitability activity this week after successfully reloading the iShort application to the tablet last week. He answered a questionnaire that focuses on habitability and his interactions with ISS systems. Habitability assesses the relationship between crew members and their environment in order to better prepare for future long-duration spaceflights to destinations such as Near Earth Asteroids (NEA) and Mars. The ultimate goal is to understand how much habitable volume is required for vehicle internal design and layout, and if mission duration impacts the volume needed. On Board Training (OBT) 42 Soyuz (42S) Emergency Descent Drill: All 3 crew members participated in this emergency decent drill. The drill is scheduled 12-14 weeks aboard the ISS, then once every 2.5 months. This training session focused on off-nominal procedures that would be used in the event the crew needed to egress the ISS and perform an emergency descent. SpaceX (SpX)-7 Arrival Preparations: Kelly and Padalka completed another session of robotics training to practice tracking and capture of the Dragon vehicle. They also powered up and checked out the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Communication Unit (CUCU) and Dragon Crew Command Panel (CCP). Finally, they placed the Node 2 nadir hatch to the unlatch position. Todays Planned Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. Regeneration of the Micropurification Unit () 1 cartridge (begin) [] laptops antivirus software update / r/g 8247 BIOME- Completion of the questionnaire ISS Emergency Soyuz Descent OBT. / r/g 9129 SEISMOPROGNOZ. Data Transfer from Control and Data Acquisition Module () hard drive (begin) RSE1 spectrum search (begin). / r/g 9125 CUCU Activation Dragon Robotics Review CUCU and CCP checkout PAO video recording / r/g 9130 Verifying JLP, JEMRMS, ISPR A2, A3, fire indication function. ([]) No. 1106 (00063570R) filling (separation) for Elektron r/g 8936 Monitoring of -1 air flow sensors installation RR sample relocation in MELFI IMS Delta File Prep HABIT Questionnaire completion URAGAN. Observations and Photography / r/g 9131 N2 Nadir Hatch Unlatching Greasing of ARED upper stops cables SEISMOPROGNOZ. Data Transfer from Control and Data Acquisition Module () hard drive (end) and beginning of archiving. RSE1 spectrum search (end). / r/g 9125 Regeneration of the Micropurification Unit () 1 cartridge (end) Preparation for the antivirus scanning of [] laptops / r/g 8247 Completed Task List Items GPS downlink message LAB1OP4 BBA R&R Ground Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. CUCU checkout Three-Day Look Ahead: Tuesday, 06/23: Dragon Offset Grapple, Biome, BCAT, PWD Sample Collect and TOCA Analysis Wednesday, 06/24: Dragon OBT RoBOT, Biome Thursday, 06/25: Ocular Health, Dragon OBT RoBOT, Sprint QUICK ISS Status Environmental Control Group: Component Status Elektron On Vozdukh Manual [] 1 SM Air Conditioner System (SKV1) On [] 2 SM Air Conditioner System (SKV2) Off Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab Standby Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3 Operate Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Lab Shutdown Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3 Operate Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA) Standby Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) Process Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab Off Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 Full Up  Read full story.

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