Results tagged “Expedition 42”

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.

Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (JSSOD) Install: Wilmore started the JSSOD activities by reviewing an instructional video on how to install a JSSOD to the Multi-Purpose Experiment Platform (MPEP).

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 28 January 2015

Today: Sally Ride Earth Knowledge Acquired by Middle School Students (Sally Ride EarthKAM): Samokutyaev installed the 180 mm lens on the EarthKam and continued with the week long imaging session.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 27 January 2015

Loss of Port Thermal Radiator (PTR) Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MDM): This morning, there was a loss of the PTR MDM. This MDM controls and provides insight to the Radiator Beam Valve Module (RBVM) system on External Thermal Control System (ETCS) Loop B.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 26 January 2015

Today: Advanced Plant Experiment (APEX) 03-1: Wilmore prepared the Maintenance Work Area (MWA), gathered the APEX hardware, and configured the Advanced Biological Research System (ABRS) photo grid.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 January 2015

Today: Combustion Integrated Rack (CIR) Maintenance: In preparation for CIR maintenance activities, Wilmore reviewed overview materials, set up and configured the Maintenance Work Area (MWA) and gathered tools.

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 22 January 2015

Today: Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) Transfer: Overnight, Robotic Flight Controllers used the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) with the Special Purpose Dexterous manipulator (SPDM) in order to extract CATS from the Dragon trunk.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 January 2015

Today: Remote Power Control Module (RPCM) Change Out: Today, Wilmore successfully replaced RPCM LAD11B_A located in Lab Avionics Rack 2.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 January 2015

Today: Coarsening in Solid Liquid Mixtures (CSLM)-4: Virts set up and began processing on the first of six CSLM-4 runs. Over the next week, six CSLM sample processing units (SPUs) will be processed in the Microgravity Science Glovebox (MSG) and prepared for return on SpaceX-5.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 19 January 2015

Today: External Thermal Control System (ETCS) Loop B Recovery Status: Over the weekend, ground teams finished repressurizing and recovering ETCS Loop B and the systems which were deactivated as a result of Wednesday's safeing response. The Loop B Interface Heat Exchangers (IFHX) have been reintegrated, which allows internal heat rejection on Loop B.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 16 January 2015

Today: External Thermal Control System (ETCS) Loop B Recovery Status: Ground teams continue working towards incrementally re-pressurizing ETCS Loop B.

In this 30-minute special, NASA Commentator Lori Meggs at the Marshall Space Flight Center takes a look back at many of the research accomplishments in 2014 and speaks with NASA managers about the future of the orbiting laboratory

The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on Jan. 12, two days after its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 January 2015

Today: External Thermal Control System (ETCS) Loop B Recovery Status: Ground teams are methodically working towards repressurizing and recovering ETCS Loop B and the systems which were deactivated as a result of yesterday's safeing response.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 January 2015

Today: Ammonia Leak False Alarm: This morning at 3:58am CST, ISS telemetry indicated a possible leak of ammonia within Node 2 in the US Segment.

An alarm went off on the International Space Station indicating there was a leak of some sort on the U.S. segment. It was first thought it could have been an ammonia leak but mission controllers now know it was a false alarm due to a sensor problem.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 13 January 2015

Today: SpaceX-5 Dragon Ingress and Cargo Ops: The crew started their day by opening the Dragon hatch, obtaining an air sample, and installing Inter-module Ventilation (IMV) ducting. They then began cargo operations by removing the items located in the vehicle's center stack.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 12 January 2015

Today: SpaceX-5 Dragon Status: On Saturday January 10th, SpaceX-5 successfully launched from Cape Canaveral at 3:47am CST.

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