EVA Report – April 3rd

Crew 208 EVA Report 03-04-2019

EVA # 5

Author: David Kim

Purpose of EVA: Geologic exploration

Start time: 1030h

End time: 1300h

Narrative: Drove Curiosity and Spirit to destination through planned route. Arrived at Gray Moon and walked around area collecting Martian soil samples and took pictures. Returned without issues. Noted that Spirit originally drained its battery quickly from 98% to 80% in less than 5 minutes during normal operation. However, this normalized and drained slower after 80%. All normal rules and operations followed (Back Wheel Drive, Normal speed, Normal gear).

Destination: x516500, y4254500

Coordinates: x516500, y4254500

Participants: Amanda Manget (ENG), David Kim (HSO), Erika Rydberg (GHO)

Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Cow Dung Road 0110, to Rd #1572, to Rd #1575

Mode of travel: Spirit and Curiosity