NASA International Space Station Reports

ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 11/06/2019
Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer – 02 (AMS): The crew performed an AMS procedure review in support of the upcoming EVA to replace the Tracker Thermal Control System (TTCS) with an Upgraded Tracker Thermal Control System (UTTPS).  Over time, the TTCS cooling pumps have slowly degraded and have experienced a loss of coolant (liquid CO2).  The UTTPS …
(2019-11-7 01:00:13)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 11/05/2019
Standard Measures: The crew collected blood and saliva samples in support of the Standard Measures investigation.  The aim of the investigation is to ensure consistent capture of an optimized, minimal set of measures from crewmembers until the end of the ISS Program in order to characterize the adaptive responses to and risks of living in …
(2019-11-6 01:00:13)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 11/04/2019
Sally Ride Earth Knowledge Acquired by Middle Schools (EarthKAM): The Crew setup the EarthKam into Node 2 for a weeklong imaging session. EarthKAM allows thousands of students to photograph and examine Earth from a space crew’s perspective. Using the Internet, the students control a special digital camera mounted on-board the ISS. This enables them to …
(2019-11-5 01:00:35)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 11/01/2019
AMS-02 (Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer) EVA preparation: The crew continued preparation for the AMS repair EVAs with procedure reviews and training.  The multiple AMS-02 repair EVAs are being performed to recover a series of cooling pumps within the AMS-02 experiment.  The first of the EVAs are currently planned to start in roughly 2 weeks.  AMS-02 is …
(2019-11-2 01:00:01)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 10/31/2019
AMS-02 (Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer) EVA preparation: The crew continued preparation for the AMS repair EVAs with procedure reviews.  The multiple AMS-02 repair EVAs are being performed to recover a series of cooling pumps within the AMS-02 experiment.  The first of the EVAs are currently planned to start in roughly 2 weeks.  AMS-02 is a state-of-the-art …
(2019-11-1 01:00:35)