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Now, alignment: all 4 RTL "Ready-To-Latch-Indicators" must be switched to Green (indicating that Dragon was in the proper position for installation)

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"1st stage capture":  close four latches and start driving bolts (SSRMS in limp-mode)
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"2nd Stage Capture": four sets of 4 bolts were driven to secure Dragon in place.

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Great work by centaurinasa with the coverage again :)


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Dragon installed at 13.26 UTC !
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Next ISS event: Soyuz MS-07 docking...

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Congratulations to SpaceX and NASA on yet another successful delivery to the ISS. Really looking forward next year to seeing a Dragon 2 dock as well as reused Dragonís berthing.

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After CBCS "Centerline Berthing Camera System" removal, Vestibule pressurization and leak checks (60 mn) in progress, now...

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Leak checks Still in progress...

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Joe Acaba "we have good leak check"

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Pressure equalization in work...
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Joe working on CPA "Control Panel Assemblies" (used to drive the CBM Bolts) removal.

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Crew is go to start Dragon ingress procedures
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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Speaking about Dragon cargo ops. on the loop, seems that crew have already ingress the capsule...

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Once initial ingress was complete, the crew members got out of the vehicle to allow the air inside the spacecraft to pass through the filtration system of ISS (to prevent any risk of foreign objects or debris that could harm the crew members during activities inside Dragon)

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