Operations Report – December 6th

Crew 184 Operations Report  06/12/2017


SOL: 5


Name of person filing report: Josh Hunt

Non-nominal systems: Generator: Generator went off again overnight. Upon inspection of the generator, the fault light on the generator display was red-orange. Mission support was called and they were able to start up the generator again. Source of anomaly is believed to be the fuel itself which is still running on the “summer blend” and needs the “winter blend”. Winter blend has been ordered by Mission Support. Will log the time when the winter blend fuel arrives. Short-term forward plan is to turn off the generator at 10:00 pm tonight and turn beck on before 8:00 am tomorrow. 

                                   Hab Leak: EVA crew identified a water leak at the bottom of the Hab below the airlock porch. Mission support identified that this is a leak from the Hab Kitchen and is expected. Will monitor in case leak increases in severity in the future.


Generator— Hours run: Unknown (See Non Nominal Systems for details)


Solar— Morning SOC Charge was 47% 

             Noon SOC Charge was 100% 

             Evening SOC Charge (6:00pm) was 100%


Diesel – 46% Full


Propane –  72 Percent Volume


Gasoline (5 Gallon containers for ATV) –  2.5 Gallons.


Water (trailer) –  600 gallons


Water (static) –  400 gallons


Trailer to Static Pump used –  No


Water (loft) – Static to Loft Pump used –  Yes


Water Meter: 25 gallons


Toilet tank emptied: No


ATV’s Used: Yamahas 1 and 2


Oil Checked: Yes. All nominal.


Atv # Fuel Used Gals: Negligible


Tires Status: Yamaha 3 rear right tire is still wobbly. ATV is moved away for the time being and does not affect ops. Mission Control will address at their convenience.


# Hours the ATVs were Used today: 00:30 minutes


Deimos used: Yes


Hours: 00:30 minutes


Beginning charge: 87.4 %


Ending charge: 87.4 %


Currently charging: Yes.




HabCar used? No


Notes and Comments:


Summary of  Hab operations: Generator continues to provide trouble. This is the second night in a row that it has shut down ungracefully. Forward plan tonight is to check SOC at 10:00pm and then shut off the generator. 



Summary of GreenHab operations: All nominal


Summary of Science Dome operations: All nominal other than generator (see Summary of Hab Operations) 


Summary of health and safety issues: All nominal



Questions, concerns and requests to Mission Support: 

  1. Requesting extra fuel for ATVs. This is the same request previously submitted. We have 2.5 gallons of reserve fuel.
  2. Trash pickup from the rear airlock
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