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Crew Unpacks Cargo and Prepares for Spacewalk



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468

*Crew Unpacks Cargo and Prepares for Spacewalk*

Image to left: Astronaut Sunita Williams conducts a Surface, Water and 
Air Biocharacterization (SWAB) air sampling in the Destiny laboratory of 
the International Space Station. Credit: NASA

TO VIEW IMAGE GO TO:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html

Flight Engineer Sunita Williams gave a tour of the space station for 
Clay Anderson who will be arriving on the STS-117 flight. Williams also 
continued unpacking items from the newly arrived ISS Progress 25 cargo 
craft. She performed laptop status checks on two science payloads  the 
Minus Eighty Degree Laboratory Freezer for ISS and the Commercial 
Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus 2. Additionally, she held a ham radio 
session with students at Toyon Elementary School in San Jose, Calif. 
Toyon is a NASA Explorer School.

+ Read more about the Progress 25 docking 
<http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition15/exp15_progress25_launch.html> 


The Russian crew members were busy with Russian spacewalk preparations 
Monday. A spacewalk procedure and preliminary timeline review has been 
completed. Checks of the spacewalk support panel in the docking 
compartment and familiarization with spacewalk tasks have also been 
conducted. Williams configured the camcorder for recording video of the 
Russian event.

+ Read more about Expedition 15 
<http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition15/index.html>
+ View crew daily timelines 
<http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/timelines/index.html>

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