Sol Summary Report Nov 3rd


Summary Title: Day of Rest

Author’s name: Guy Murphy

Mission Status: Active.

Sol Activity Summary: Today was the crew’s first scheduled day off work since arriving on Mars. No EVA’s were consequently scheduled. Apart from some leisure activities, the crew caught up on Hab cleaning, washing and also prepared food for the following day. 3 cooked meals were prepared and consumed today.

Look Ahead Plan: The crew will return to its normal work program tomorrow, with a long morning EVA planned to continue the search for micro-meteorites.

Anomalies in work: None.

Weather: Clear skies, no precipitation. Below freezing overnight.

Crew Physical Status: All in good health.

EVA: No EVA’s scheduled.

Reports to be filed: Sol Summary, Journalists Report, Science Report, Operations Reports, Photos.

Support Requested: No further support requested.

Operations Report Nov 3rd

Crew 214 Operations Report 3-11-2019

SOL: 7

Name of person filing report: Andrew Wheeler

Non-nominal systems: Opportunity, Suit 10

Notes on non-nominal systems: Opportunity brakes do not work, Suit 10 is not charging, Suit 5 helmet is coming apart

Generator: run

Hours run: 11h 40m

From what time last night: 1900

To what time this morning: 0740

List any additional daytime hours when the generator was run: N/A

Solar— SOC % (Before generator is run at night): 94%

Diesel Reading – 65%

Station Propane Reading – 83%

Ethanol Free Gasoline: N/A

Water (loft tank): 47 gallons

Water Meter: 1455453 units

Water (static tank): 246 gallons

Static to Loft Pump used – yes

Water in Green Hab: 225 gallons

Water in Science Dome: 0 gallons

Toilet tank emptied: no

Deimos rover used: not at hab

Hours: –

Beginning charge: –

Ending charge: –

Currently charging: –

Sojourner rover used: ASSIGNED TO DIRECTOR

Hours: –

Beginning charge: –

Ending charge: –

Currently charging: –

Spirit rover used: no

Hours: (before EVA): 107.0

Beginning charge: (Before EVA): 100%

Ending charge: (On return from EVA, before recharging): 100%

Currently charging: yes

Opportunity rover used: no

Hours: 65.5

Beginning charge: 100%

Ending charge: 100%

Currently charging: yes

Curiosity rover used: no

Hours: 113.4

Beginning charge: (Before EVA) : 100%

Ending charge: (On return from EVA, before charging): 100%

Currently charging: yes

Notes on rovers: no

ATV’s Used: (Honda, 300, 350.1, 350.2, 350.3): no

Reason for use: N/A

Oil Added? no

ATV Fuel Used: 0 Gals

# Hours the ATVs were used today: 0

Notes on ATVs: Assigned to the director

HabCar used and why, where? N/A

CrewCar used and why, where? N/A

General notes and comments: N/A

Summary of internet: Functional

Summary of suits and radios: 4 radios not functional, Suit 10 not charging, need 6 extra batteries, Suit 5 helmet is coming apart

Summary of Hab operations: All systems nominal

Summary of GreenHab operations: Watering and fertilization of the soil commenced and 14 plants were planted.

Summary of ScienceDome operations: All systems nominal.

Summary of RAM operations: Not used

Summary of any observatory issues: N/A

Summary of health and safety issues: All crew healthy

Questions, concerns and requests to Mission Support: Still need batteries for 6 radios, suit 5 helmet needs minor fix.

Journalist Report Nov 3rd

Journalist Report Nov 3

Journalist: Sandy Dance

Crew 214 Sol 7 Journalist Report

by Sandy Dance

Today is our well earned day off, so I was determined to have a good sleep in. However, I slept until the window became light, check the time, and lo, its still before 7am, our usual wakeup time. I had forgotten about last night being the end of daylight saving time, so I got my extra hours sleep, and stayed on time!

So really, not much to say about today. We took things easy, lazed around, washed ourselves, our clothes, the floor (sound a bit workaholic here!). But its interesting how therapeutic an unstructured day is, running at a different pace. Moreover, the hab is a benign space, easy to let time slip by within, especially with the staterooms providing personal space.

Tomorrow we are back into the fray, with a long EVA scheduled for the micrometeorite experiment. And now we have only 5 full days left, so we will have to schedule our activities carefully to use them well.

Science Report Nov 3rd

Crew 214 Science Report 3 November 2019

SOL: 7

Crew 214 – Expedition Boomerang Crew

Submitted by Science Officer Andrew Wheeler

Science Operations: No activity during programmed day off other than the closed loop food waste study, where daily tallies continued and end-of-rotation preparations commenced.

Closed Loop Food Waste Study: The day’s waste for Sol 7 is: 45 grams; consisting of 164 calories, 5g fat, 4g saturated fat, 159mg sodium, 21g carbohydrates, 2g fibre, 1g sugar, 24g protein.

Additional Activities: Nil.

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