ISS Daily Summary Report – 3/18/2017


Dragon SpaceX (SpX)-10 Unberth: The crew packed critical items and egressed the vehicle in preparation for Dragon departure.  Dragon was unberthed from the ISS via ground commanding at approximately 4:45 PM CST today.  Ground teams have started maneuvering the Dragon into a IDA viewing position followed by another maneuver about an hour and a half later to the overnight park position.   Dragon release is planned tomorrow morning at 5:11 AM CST with splashdown approximately 5 hours later.  Double Cold Bag (DCB) Packing: The crew performed the final DCB packing of the samples for planned for return on SpX-10.  The crew transferred samples and Ice Bricks from Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI), General Laboratory Active Cryogenic ISS Experiment Refrigerator (GLACIER), Freezer-Refrigerator Of STirling cycle (FROST), and Space Automated Bioproduct Laboratory (SABL) into the DCBs.  Warm samples and their conditioned Ice Bricks from MERLIN were packed into a Mini Cold Bag for SpX-10 return. Today’s Planned Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. Weekly Housekeeping Double Coldbag Dragon Pack Cargo Transfer to Dragon Transfer Center Stack to Dragon Telephone Conference with the Russian Space Magazine Editor (S-band) Dragon Cargo Operations Conference СОЖ maintenance Dragon Egress in Preparation for Departure Node 2 Nadir CBM Control Panel Assembly (CPA) Installation USOS Window Shutter Close Dragon Vestibule Configuration for Demate Dragon/Node 2 VESTIBULE DEPRESS Closing Shutters on windows 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14 Dragon/Node 2 Vestibule MPEV Close Completed Task List Items Water Recovery System Waste Water Tank Drain Ground Activities All activities were completed unless otherwise noted. EPS ORU Refresh Dragon Unberth Operations IDA Viewing Dragon Overnight Park Three-Day Look Ahead: Sunday, 03/18: Dragon Release, Housekeeping, Crew Off Duty Monday, 03/19: USOS Crew Off Duty Tuesday, 03/21: EVA Preps (Procedure Review/Conf, ROBoT, Safer Checkout, Airlock unstow) QUICK ISS Status – Environmental Control Group:   Component Status Elektron On Vozdukh Manual [СКВ] 1 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV1”) Off          [СКВ] 2 – SM Air Conditioner System (“SKV2”) On Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Lab Standby Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) Node 3 Operate Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Lab Standby Major Constituent Analyzer (MCA) Node 3 Operate Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA) Process Urine Processing Assembly (UPA) ReProcess Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Lab Off Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) Node 3 Full Up