EVA Report – April 4th

EVA #7

Author: Julielynn Wong

Purpose of EVA: Geologic exploration and drone flying

Start time: 1430

End time: 1630

Narrative: Our EVA Team confirmed the battery charge on the Curiosity and Opportunity Rovers was 100%. GHO drove the Opportunity rover with COM as the lead vehicle for the EVA. At 82% charge, the Opportunity engine stopped at 0517574 4256201 and could not be restarted. After waiting approximately 40 minutes, the Opportunity rover was restarted and continued until 0518227 4250731 before stopping again at 72% charge. Our EVA Team was able to reach David who came out with an ATV to tow the Opportunity rover back to the Hab.

Destination: Gray Moon (not reached due to rover issues)

Coordinates (use UTM NAD27 CONUS): 0517574 4256201; 0518227 4250731

Participants: Julielynn Wong (COM), Dean Jin (XO), Erika Rydberg (GHO)

Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Cow Dung Road 0110, to Rd #1572, to Rd #1575 (Avoid Copernicus Hwy 1574)

Mode of travel: Driving Curiosity + Opportunity rovers