Sol Summary – March 23rd

Summary Title: Day #7 of Sim

Author: Julielynn Wong

Mission Status: All nominal

Sol Activity Summary:

Yesterday evening, COM continued data collection for the thoracentesis study.

This morning’s EVA successfully completed two additional drone mapping flights of MDRS. This afternoon’s EVA completed flight testing of a square (60 feet) flight pattern at an altitude of 20 feet using a traditional and new drone controller by two drone pilots. The third pilot conducted a habitat roof inspection with the new controller.

A post-flight survey was completed.

HSO + SCI continued 3D printing items in Level 1 of the Hab and tested their 3D printed labware in the Science Dome.

Look ahead plan: Clean up MDRS this evening for inspection. We will break sim tomorrow and transport two crew members (HSO + SCI) to GJT on Sol 8. ENG + GHO to depart on Sol 10. Mission summary to follow later on this week.

Anomalies in work: None

Weather: Sunny

Crew physical status: Fine

EVA: AM: Drone mapping PM: Drone controller testing

Reports to be filed: Operations, GreenHab, Journalist, EVA Report, Research Report

Support Requested: None