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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 17 October 2011
[A few weeks ago RPCM A4A_C in the Lab had an RPC (Remote Power Controller) failure. The RPC provides redundant power to ER2 (EXPRESS Rack 2) which powers the Ku-Band Receiver. RPCM A4A_C is one of several RPCMs on a power bus located at the back of
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US Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (Oct. 13)
By moving the triggering of the storage of the timestamps by the PHY itself, rather than by a monitoring of the traffic between the PHY and the Media Access Controller (MAC), higher accuracy can typically be achieved." The patent application was filed
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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 29 September 2011
With the Lab camcorder configured to view CIR from the Node-1 side, and after verifying the main & auxiliary RPCs (Remote Power Controllers) to be open and touch temperatures within limits, Mike removed/replaced a manifold bottle on one of four
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