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Aboard the ISS, all the racks in the Kibo Experiment Logistics Module-Pressurized Section (ELM-PS) were moved out and transferred to the Pressurized Module (PM), and the hatch of the ELM-PS was closed in preparation for tomorrow's relocation of the ELM-PS.The racks transferred to the PM on FD5 and FD6 were as follows;
When the Kibo (A-string) system racks were connected to the respective rack places in the PM, the JAXA flight control team (JFCT) at TKSC sent commands to activate those A-string systems for the final activation of the module. The JFCT also activated the JEM Remote Manipulator System (JEMRMS) rack.
The mission's second spacewalk (EVA#2) was conducted in parallel with the above intervehicular & telecontrol activities. The EVA#2 began at 0:04 a.m. today and lasted 7hours and 11 minutes. The EVA crew completed all the planned tasks plus some additional tasks. The EVA#2 was mainly focused on the outfitting of the PM exterior, and preparation for the ELM-PS relocation.
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