[sarex] Crew Performs Science Experiments

Arthur Rowe azrowe80 at verizon.net
Tue Jul 3 03:24:53 PDT 2007


*Crew Performs Science Experiments, Station Maintenance*

ISS015-E-13670 : Clay Anderson with MELFI Image above: Expedition 15 
Flight Engineer Clayton Anderson works with the Minus Eighty Degree 
Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI) as part of the Nutritional Status 
Assessment (NUTRITION) experiment in the Destiny laboratory of the 
International Space Station. Image credit: NASA
TO VIEW IMAGE GO TO:http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.htm

The Expedition 15 crew members began a new week of science experiments 
and station maintenance aboard the International Space Station.

Flight Engineer Clay Anderson rearranged and consolidated frozen 
biological samples in the Minus Eighty Degree Laboratory Freezer for ISS 
to conserve space and make room for future samples. He also spent some 
time gathering hardware and prepacking items for return on space shuttle 
Endeavour in August.

Meanwhile cosmonaut Oleg Kotov, flight engineer, continued to perform 
extensive troubleshooting of computers in the Russian segment of the 

The crew also conducted preparations for the next spacewalk planned for 
July 20. Anderson recharged the first set of spacesuit batteries, and 
then he and Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin reconfigured their spacesuits.

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