Mir Status Report 16 September 1997

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 1997 // MD 42/124

Mir Station System/Subsystem Activities -- Early this morning thruster-only attitude control was successfully regained. The gyrodynes are expected to be spun up overnight.

The external cooling loop on the base block (KOH-1N) remains off to preclude condensate gathering on the Antares transmitter coldplate. Elektron remains off as well. Condensate recovery (SRV-K), urine recovery (SRV-U), and Vozdukh are all on. Kvant-2 is powering up and its batteries are being charged.

The crew also spent time today cleaning up the worksite in the area of loop VGK in Kvant-1. Several weeks ago, leak repairs were performed in this area and today the crew finally cleaned up the work area. There are no leaks.

Mir Payload Activities - Greenhouse third planting

Stowage/Transfer - Mike said he would send the packing information down in a radiogram.

SMP/Medical - Mike continues to follow the four-day exercise cycle.

Environmental Parameters (Previous 24 hour period):
Parameter Min. Max. Nominal Range
Pressure (mmHg) Base Block 617 620 660-850
ppO2 (mmHg) 151 153 140-200
ppCO2 (mmHg) 4.4 5.3 up to 8.0
ppH20 (mmHg) 13.3 15.3 8-14
Humidity (percentage) 62 72 30-75
Temperature (xC) base block (BB) 22.9 23.7 18-28

Communications Summary
A/G with Consultants Group
11:44-11:47 Greenhouse moisture discussion
13:17-13:18 Greenhouse planting discussion
15:00-15:04 Greenhouse data; OPM; CGEL; Priroda space; prepacking
18:12-18:15 MIM condition; Mir condensation

Planning
MIR 24/NASA 5 MD 43/125
Greenhouse Daily Ops
Greenhouse Program 3
Interactions
Cognilab
Mir Cable Installation

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