NASA International Space Station Reports

ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 2/21/2019
The ISS Experience: Today a crewmember performed the ISS Experience camera setup in the Node-3 to capture a recording session of nominal crew activities. The ISS Experience creates a virtual reality film documenting daily life aboard the space station. The 8 to 10 minute videos created from footage taken during the six-month investigation cover different …
(2019-2-22 01:00:50)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 2/20/2019
Electro-static Levitation Furnace (ELF): Today a crewmember cleaned the sample holder and installed a sample cartridge into the ELF facility. ELF is an experimental facility designed to levitate, melt and solidify materials by containerless processing techniques using the electrostatic levitation method. With this facility thermophysical properties of high temperature melts can be measured and solidification …
(2019-2-21 01:00:38)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 2/19/2019
Robotic Refueling Mission 3 (RRM3): Today crewmembers installed the RRM3 hardware on the JEM Airlock slide table. Robotic Refueling Mission 3 (RRM3) demonstrates the first transfer and long term storage of liquid methane, a cryogenic fluid, in microgravity. The ability to replenish and store cryogenic fluids, which can function as a fuel or coolant, can …
(2019-2-20 01:00:03)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 2/18/2019
Selectable Optical Diagnostics Instrument – Diffusion and Soret Coefficient (SODI-DSC): Today, a crewmember changed-out the memory flash disk from the SODI hardware. The Selectable Optical Diagnostics Instrument – Diffusion and Soret Coefficient (SODI-DSC) experiment will study diffusion in six different liquids over time in the absence of convection induced by the gravity field. Sally Ride …
(2019-2-19 01:00:42)
ISS On-Orbit Status Report
ISS Daily Summary Report – 2/15/2019
Astrobee: Today the crew participated in a final crew conference, followed by the Docking Station installation in the JEM.  When the satellites arrive on orbit (starting with the NG-11 vehicle), Astrobee will consist of self-contained, free flying robots and a docking station for use inside the ISS. The robots are designed to help scientists and …
(2019-2-16 01:00:59)