EVA Report – 26 April 2018

Sol 4 Crew 193 EVA 8&9 Summary

Earth-Date 26APR2018

EVA 8

EVA Gold Crew Members – Gold001 (XO Campbell) / Gold004 (HSO Pandya) (Informally: “Team Canada”)

EVA Objectives – Summary

  1. Exploration of The Moon – Completed

  • Distance covered by foot – 8.13km

  • Steps – 11,000

  1. Scouting and Mapping of Emergency Shelter Sites – Noted / Raw data here

  2. EVA Comfort, Well-Being, Safety and Optimization Study / Raw data here

  3. Visor Fogging Study – Data collected / Raw data here

  4. Moving signs/painting equipment from RAM to airlock for later use outside observatory – done

Issues/Mitigation

  • Turned back after 1h15min due to extreme heat, returned to base 40-50min early to avoid medical issues related to heat exhaustion/hyperthermia, have suggested to EVA 9 crew to cut their EVA short and/or bring water into field

ATVs/Rovers Used

  • Deimos – 100% start; 94% end

  • ATV use on hold until refueled

Safety Measures & Preparation

  • Sunscreen/Sun protection – Yes/Medical Exemptions for UV eye-protection provided

  • Adequate hydration – No

  • Adequate protection – Flightsuit/footwear/visor/glove precautions – Yes

Sol 4 Crew 193 EVA 9 Summary

Earth-Date 26APR2018

EVA 9

EVA Gold Crew Members – Gold000 (CO Patil-Sabale) / Gold002 (CE Attig) / Gold005 (CGA Shear)

EVA Objectives – Summary

  1. Exploration of Candor Chasma – Accomplished

  • Total distance covered – 19.69 km (roundtrip and side trips)

  1. EVA Comfort, Well-Being, Safety and Optimization Study / Raw data here

  2. Visor Fogging Study – Data collected / Raw data here

Issues/Mitigation

  • Missed the split in Cactus Road and went south instead of northeast, have set up a sign at (0519955, 4251570) for future follow ups.

ATVs/Rovers Used

  • Spirit and Curiosity.

Safety Measures & Preparation

  • Sunscreen/Sun protection – Yes

  • Adequate hydration – Yes

  • Adequate protection – Flightsuit/footwear/visor/glove precautions – Yes