Greenhab Report – May 11th

Crew 212 GreenHab Report – 11-May-2019

SOL 6

GreenHab Officer: Hector Palomeque

Environmental control: Ambient with the door open + fan turned up to 3 (max) from 14:00 to 17:30

Shade cloth 80%: on

Average temperatures:

Low: 23.5 °C (±0.45)

High: 41.3 °C (±1.17)

Hours of supplemental light: 0

Daily water usage for crops: 4 gallons + 2 gallons

Water in Blue Tank: 151 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 11:30 + 19:00

Changes to crops: All plants look healthy. Basil and tomato plants continue blooming. The 2 tomato plants in the black-metallic shelf are about to ripen its fruits (+10 tomatoes are yellow). Tomato in the big blue tray seems to be recovered from the hydric stress.

Narrative: The GreenHab fan had to be turned on because of the indoor temperature has reached + 40 ° C. One hour after turning the fan on, the indoor temperature decreased to about +30°C.

Plants were watered half hour before noon and those that were dry at the end of the day (7:00 PM) were watered again. The usual watering at the early morning (at 07:00) was avoided because of the substrate has remained moisture from the day before.

Chard harvested for preparing the lunch of the Crew.

Harvested: 15g Chard

Support/supplies needed: None.

I have attached an excel sheet with today’s temperature tracking of the GreenHab.

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