EVA 15 & 16 Summary Reports – April 30th

Sol 8 Crew 193 EVA 15 & 16 Summary
Earth-Date 30APR2018

EVA 15

EVA Gold Crew Members – Gold000 (CO Patil-Sabale) / Gold 003 (CE Attig) / Gold005 (CGA Shear)

EVA Objectives – Summary
1. Explore The Moon
2. Repeated GPS recording experiment.
3. Continue to explore the crew biometrics study while on EVA.

Issues/Mitigation
Was somewhat windy and chilly in morning. Took a wrong turn (we thougth it was the ATV road), quickly realized and managed to turn around and return to road 1575. No major issues

ATVs/Rovers Used
ATV 300
Honda ATV
ATV #350.1

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

EVA 16

EVA Gold Crew Members – Gold001 (XO Campbell) / Gold 004 (HSO Pandya) /

EVA Objectives – Summary
Explore Candor Chasma, try to find marker left by previous expedition.
Continue to explore the crew biometrics study while on EVA
Continued search for emergency shelters

Issues/Mitigation
Extreme winds.

ATVs/Rovers Used
Honda ATV
ATV #350.3

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