Oleg Artemiev and Denis Matveev will perform a spacewalk on April 18, at 14:25 UTC. The main tasks are to install and connect the external remote control of the #ERA manipulator, rearrange the camera unit and install the portable workplace adapter on the #Nauka module.
RS EVA Tool Gather Part 2 and Transfer: The crew completed the final USOS EVA tool gathering activity in support of the upcoming RS EVAs #52 and #53. The crew removed the Lithium-Ion EVA Helmet Interchangeable Portable (EHIP) Power Adapter Modules, Helmet Lights, EMU TV, and HD EMU Camera from EMU 3015 and EMU 3004 and placed the hardware into two mesh bags. The crew then transferred the USOS EVA tools, which included these two bags, to the RS.
NASA astronaut Raja Chari is helping two cosmonauts get ready for two spacewalks planned for April to outfit the Nauka multipurpose laboratory module. Chari shared U.S. spacesuit components including helmet lights and cameras to Roscosmos Flight Engineers Oleg Artemyev and Denis Matveev as they organized their spacewalk tools and configured their Orlan spacesuits. The Russian duo is preparing to exit the space station toward the end of the month to outfit Nauka for the station’s third robotic arm, the European robotic arm.
0 RS_EVA_52 Reconfig Dialog X1 Pre RS EVA 52 Configuration3 EVIIEV2 Open MRM2 Hatch 1 and Install Protective RingEV2 Egress MRM25 EV1/EV2 Retrieve EMMI and Crewlock Bag6 EV1 Egress MRM27 EV1/EV2 Translate to STRELAI Translation Ring8 EV1/EV2 Translate to MLM HR 44019 EV1/EV2 Temp Stow Control Panel on HR 456510 EV2 Install Pallet Adapter on HR 440111 EV1 /EV2 Install EMMI on Pallet Adapter12 EV1/EV2 Route EMMI Cable13 EV1 Open EMMI MLI and Covers14 EV2 Connect EMMI Cable to EMMI15 EV1 Power Up and Load EMMI16 EV2 Translate to BTL3 Base Point17 EV1 Execute ERA Auto Sequence18 EV2 Remove Protective Cover from BTL319 EV2 Translate to UFP2 Passive Payload Interface20 EV1 Issue Reset Command and Reconfigure EMMI21 EV2 Remove UFP2 Protective Cover22 EV2 Translate to BTL2 Base Point23 EV1 Set EMMI to Stowage Mode24 EV1 Stow and Cover the EMMI25 EV2 Remove Protective Cover from BTL226 EV1 Translate to ERA Handrail 4 Install Site27 EV1 Fold Back MLI from Handrail 4 Install Site28 EV1 Install Handrail 4 on ERA Arm29 EV2 Translate to UFP1 Passive Payload Interface30 EV1 Prep ERA Handrail 631 EV2 Remove UFP1 Protective Cover32 EV2 Translate to ERA Handrail 6 Install Site33 EV2 Fold Back MLI from Handrail 6 Install Site34 EV1 /EV2 Install Handrail 6 on ERA Arm35 EV1 Translate to ERA Arm Elbow36 EV2 Translate to UFP3 Passive Payload Interface37 EV2 Remove UFP3 Protective Cover38 EV2 Translate to ERA Arm Elbow39 EV1/EV2 Remove MLI from ERA Arm Elbow 0 EV1 Prepare ERA Handrail 141 EV1 Temp Stow Blankets on HR 433642 EV2 Install ERA Handrail 143 EV1 Take Imagery of Solar Reflectors44 EV2 Translate to BTL1 Base Point45 EV2 Remove Protective Cover from BTL146 EV1/EV2 Translate to MLM HR 410047 EV1/EV2 Translate to MRM2 EV Hatch 148 EV2 Stow Cover Bundle and Bag in MRM249 EV1/EV2 Remove PRM Adapter from MRM250 EV1/EV2 Translate to UFP2 Interface51 EV1/EV2 Install PRM Adapter on UFP252 EV1/EV2 Attach Tethers to Adapter Manual Drive53 EV1/EV2 Remove Manual Drive and Temp Stow on HR 411354 EV1/EV2 Translate to MRM2 Hatch 1 and Stow Drive55 EV1/EV2 Inspect Orlans and Jettison Towels56 EV1/EV2 Perform EVA Tools Inventory57 EV1/EV2 Ingress MRM2 Hatch 158 EV2 Remove Ring and Close MRM2 Hatch 1
Two cosmonauts continue gearing up for a pair of spacewalks later this month to configure the Nauka multipurpose laboratory module for the European Robotic Arm (ERA). Roscosmos Flight Engineers Oleg Artemyev and Denis Matveev had a fitness test, checked their Orlan spacesuits, and installed pressure tanks in the Poisk module as part of standard pre-spacewalk preparations. Russian Flight Engineer Sergey Korsakov set up hardware to assist the spacewalkers during the ERA work outside Nauka.