Greenhab Report – Frebruary 6th

Crew 188 Sol 9 Green Hab Report 06FEB2018

Zac Trolley (Engineer), Guest writing for Julia De Marines (Crew Astronomer/GreenHab Officer)

06 February 2018

Environmental control: Heating

Ambient with door opening: Shade cloth on

Working hours in Green Hab: 11:00 – 11:30, 18:00 – 19:00

Outside temp at working hour: 15ºC

Inside temp at working hour: 26ºC

Inside temp H: 33ºC

Inside temp L: 14ºC

Inside humidity: 23 %

Inside humidity H: 81%

Inside humidity L: 19%

Hours of supplemental light: 05:00 – 9:59

Changes to the crops: We picked many beans, herbs, and green leaves to dine upon.

Daily water usage for crops: 48 litres

Time(s) of watering plants: 11:00 – 11:30 (16 litres), 18:00 – 19:00 (32 litres)

Changes to research plants: The VEGGIE OASYS is progressing.

Narrative: Tat, our intrepid health and safety officer bravely foraged among the forest of plants being nurtured by our crew to bring home a bounty of green beans. Sadly, Sarah Jane has been unable to bridge the plant-human communication barrier.

​Future needs and questions: We are awaiting the arrival of the tomato cages so we can replant the tall plants that require support to grow to their full potential. Please advise when they will arrive. ​