Results tagged “Expedition 40”

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 13 June 2014

Today: Research activities included - Sprint Volume of Oxygen Utilized, Burning and Suppression of Solids (BASS)-II Operations, Resist Tubule Measurement Experiment
Cardio Ox Ultrasound Operations, Circadian Rhythms and more.

Today: Veggies in space, medical research, FLame Extinguishment Experiment, OPALS and more.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 11 June 2014

Smoke in Service Module (SM) Update: Yesterday the Russian crew reported smoke and a burning smell coming from the Water Dispensing and Heating Unit (БРП-М).

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 10 June 2014

Today: Smoke in Service Module (SM): This afternoon the Russian crew reported smoke and a burning smell coming from the Water Dispensing and Heating Unit (БРП-М).

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 9 June 2014

Today: 53 Progress (53P) Undock: 53P undocked successfully from the ISS at 8:28am CDT with separation burn at 8:33am CDT. Deorbit burn was at 11:34am CDT followed by atmospheric entry and destruction.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 6 June 2014

Today: Resist Tubule: Commander (CDR) Swanson retrieved two resist tubule chambers from the Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI) and injected water into the tubule chambers.

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 5 June 2014

Today: Microbiome Sample Collection: Flight Engineer (FE)-6 Gerst collected body and perspiration samples as well as surface samples in the ISS for the Microbiome investigation and stowed samples in the MELFI.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 4 June 2014

Today: Advanced Colloids Experiment (ACE)-M-2 Sample Start: Flight Engineer (FE)-5 Wiseman configured the Light Microscopy Module (LMM) in the Fluids Integrated Rack (FIR) and inserted the second sample for an ACE-M-2 investigation run.

Today: Ocular Health (OH): Commander (CDR) Swanson conducted his Flight Day (FD) 60 Ocular Health vision test. Flight Engineer (FE)-6 Gerst and Swanson took turns using the tonometer to collect eye pressure measurements.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 30 May 2014

Today: Resist Tubule Lamp Replacement: Flight Engineer (FE)-6 Gerst replaced the failed Xenon lamp today that is used for JAXA's Resist Tubule experiment.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 28 May 2014

Today: 39 Soyuz (39S) Launch/Dock: 39S launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 2:57pm CDT today with Max Suraev, Reid Wiseman and Alexander Gerst onboard.

After launching earlier in the day in their Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 40/41 Soyuz Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman and Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency were greeted aboard the International Space Station by station Commander Steve Swanson of NASA and Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos.

NASA Television covered the launch of the Expedition 40/41 crew launched to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on May 29, Kazakh time.

The International Space Station (ISS) has been a working science laboratory and exploration outpost for more than 15 years, and fostered advances in science and technology in that time. But it's the possibilities for future discoveries that have the crew members excited about expedition 40 and 41.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 27 May 2014

Today: Resist Tubule Clean Up: Commander (CDR) Swanson removed the Measurement Experiment Unit B from inside the Cell Biology Experiment Facility (CBEF) 1-gravity Incubator Unit (IU) and configured the Clean Bench (CB) to a standby mode.

Today: European Physiology Module (EPM) Rack Reconfiguration: Commander (CDR) Swanson reconfigured the EPM rack in preparation for the Plasma-Kristall 4 investigation planned for Increment 41. He swapped out close-out panels, stowage containers, and CARDIOLAB within the EPM rack.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 May 2014

Today: Half Duty Day: Today was a shortened work day for Commander (CDR) Swanson. This is in compensation for his working last weekend in preparation for SpX-3 departure.

Today: Resist Tubule: Commander (CDR) Swanson retrieved the Resist Tubule Measurement Experiment Unit B from inside the Cell Biology Experiment Facility (CBEF) micro-gravity Incubator Unit (IU) and inserted the samples into the Clean Bench (CB) microscope for observation.

Today: Advanced Colloids Experiment (ACE)-M-2 Sample Mixing: Commander (CDR) Swanson mixed ACE-M-2 samples in preparation for sample analysis which will take place in the Fluids Integrated Rack (FIR) at a later date.

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