EVA Report – April 19th

EVA Report

EVA #16

19 Apr 2018 – Sol 11

Crew members: Richard Blakeman, Ashok Narayanamoorthi, Victoria Varone

Objectives:
Exploratory reconnaissance of area around Habitat. Continued conducting of helmet fogging study and test of experimental hydration system.

Operations:
0800-1200

Narrative:
Performed a geological survey and hike of Hab Ridge Road, which provided outstanding views from every angle. Continued testing helmet fogging study, noting intensity of fogging (if any) in helmets periodically throughout EVA, especially during periods of higher exertion. We checked the hydration prototype. Walked all the way around the ridge road, climbed down, and took in the beautiful scenery on the way back to the hab.

Vehicles
None

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EVA #16

19 April 2018 – Sol 11

Crew Members: Joe Dituri, Andreea Radulescu

Objectives: Changed to engineering EVA to complete necessary tasks in the RAM and around the hab.

Operations:
1400-1800

Narrative: Checked the water tank in the RAM and loaded it to the trailer. Cleaned the RAM area. Crew was not feeling optimal after moving heavy items. Considering the crew safety, EVA was terminated earlier than the scheduled timing

Vehicles
None