NASA International Space Station Reports

ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/19/2018
Miniature Exercise Device (MED-2):  The crew set up cameras in Node 3 to capture video from multiple views of the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED) and MED-2 hardware.  They applied body markers, performed dead lifts and rowing exercises and then transferred the video for downlink.  The ISS’s exercise equipment is large and bulky, while the … Continue reading “ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/19/2018”
(2018-4-20 01:00:52)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/18/2018
Ku Control Unit (KCU) Software Transition: Following yesterday’s swap to KCU2, running the new R4 software, the KCU2 modem card stopped processing Ku forward commands. An eventual power cycle of the entire KCU2 unit recovered KCU2 forward link. Later the KCU2 modem card once again stopped processing Ku forward commands. Ku was transitioned back to … Continue reading “ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/18/2018”
(2018-4-19 01:00:15)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/17/2018
Metabolic Tracking (MT): The crew set up the hardware and materials to support two separate sessions of thawing and inoculation today for the MT investigation. They injected the thawed inoculum into multiwell BioCells, and inserted them into a NanoRacks Plate Reader.  Samples were placed into a Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI).  … Continue reading “ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/17/2018”
(2018-4-18 01:00:08)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/16/2018
Metabolic Tracking (MT): Earlier today the crew set up the MT hardware and materials for thawing and inoculation. They then injected the thawed inoculum into multiwell BioCells, and inserted them into a NanoRacks Plate Reader.  The crew also took samples from the BioCell B group and placed them into a Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory … Continue reading “ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/16/2018”
(2018-4-17 01:00:32)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/13/2018
Metabolic Tracking (MT): Today the crew injected thawed inoculum into multiwell BioCells, which were then inserted into a NanoRacks Plate Reader.  The crew also took samples from the BioCell A group and collected surface and air samples while photographing each location.  The samples were placed into a Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS … Continue reading “ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/13/2018”
(2018-4-14 01:00:39)