EVA Report – April 23rd

Crew 211 EVA Report 23-04-2019

EVA #2

Author: Maxime Bernard

Purpose of EVA: Explore the surroundings in order to find a shelter in case of strong solar winds during another EVA.
Start time:16:00 pm
End time:18:00 pm

Narrative: The aim of this EVA was to explore Cando Chasma in order to find a shelter in case of strong solar winds. Unfortunately no cavity that could be used as shelter could be found. Moreover, we had to let one of the Rover on the road because of a battery failure (position: intersection of Stream Bed connector and Cactus road).

Destination: Candor Chasma

Coordinates (use UTM NAD27 CONUS): Latitude: 4251000, longitude: 521000

Participants: Eléonore Lieffrig (commander of the EVA), Benjamin Flasse (medical officer), Maxime Bernard, Nathan Pechon.
Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Cow Dung Road 0110 (2 kilometers towards the west), then Galileo road to reach cactus road. We finally drove half a kilometer towards the east. We then parked the rovers at panel 1104.

Mode of travel: Driving and hiking