EVA Report – January 14th

EVA # 1

Author: Liza Forero

Purpose of EVA:
Recognition of the work area, practice in the use of suits and rovers and implementation of the protocol for taking samples.

Start time:
11:00 am

End time:
1:04 pm

Narrative:
We divided the EVA of the day in two groups, each one of 3 people. Each EVA has its own mission expert and a mission specialist. The mission expert for EVA #1 is Yael Méndez and the mission expert is Oscar Ojeda.

Samples were taken from two different areas for microbiological purposes, two from Phobos Peak and the other two were taken besides the 1103 road.

Before the EVA end, three samples of regolith were taken from Overlook Ridge to begin with the germination viability tests.

Destination: Phobos Peak.

Coordinates:
Sample coordinates:

01142019 – M1: 518419, 4250481
01142019 – M2: 518412, 4250427
01142019 – M3: 518956, 4251197
01142019 – M4: 518987, 4251193

Participants:
Yael Méndez, Oscar Ojeda, Hermes Bolívar

Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map:
For both zones we took the 1103 road and to arrive to the exact point of the samples for Phobos Peak we walk NE for 4 to 5 minutes.

Mode of travel: Rover and walking

EVA # 2

Author: Liza Forero

Purpose of EVA:
Recognition of the work area, practice in the use of suits and rovers and implementation of the protocol for taking samples.

Start time:
2:00 pm

End time:
3:56 pm

Narrative:
The mission expert for EVA #2 is Liza Forero and the mission specialist is David Mateus.

Samples were taken from two different areas for microbiological purposes. Three samples from Phobos Peak and one sample from the URC North Site.

Before the EVA end, three samples of regolith were taken from Overlook Ridge to begin with the germination viability tests.

Destination: Phobos Peak and URC North Site.

Coordinates:
Sample Coordinates:

01142019 – M5: 518530, 4250496
01142019 – M6: 518540, 4250475
01142019 – M7: 518654,4250439
01142019 – M8: 518936, 4251177

Participants:
Liza Forero, David Meteus, Fredy Castaneda

Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map:
For both zones we took the 1103 road and to arrive to the exact point of the samples for Phobos Peak we walk NE for 5 minutes.

Mode of travel:
Rovers and walking.