Crew 218 Science Report 30Dec2019

[title Science Report – December 30th]

[category science-report]

Crew 218 Science Report 30-DEC-19
Crew Science Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan

1. Decision Making in support of autonomy for crew EVAs:

No EVA: nothing to report.

2. Mars surface weather:

Measurements were collected in yesterday’s and today’s EVA.

3. Subsurface structure on Mars:

The seismic reflection mapping instrument was deployed in today’s EVA.

4. Detecting radio signal strength:

Field measurements were collected in yesterday’s and today’s EVAs.

5. EVA workload analysis:

Survey data was collected for yesterday’s and today’s EVAs.

6. EMU (Extravehicular Mobility Unit) ergonomic assessment:

Survey data was collected for yesterday’s and today’s EVAs.

7. Environmental Stresses over MDRS habitat and Crew Members and projection over Martian Terrain:

Nothing to report.

8. Messier and other space objects for outreach:

Two astronomy photos were taken.

9. Reliability and maintenance:

No EVA: nothing to report.

10. Medical readings in preparation for future crew-wide project:

The Zephyr bio metric monitor collected data for 20 hours. Battery was changed and used for EVA today.

11. Collection of clay, shale, and hematite samples:

3 rock samples were collected.

12. Media and outreach:

Nothing to report.

Glassware check out: None

A reminder to all crewmembers: There’s a $300 fine for using any glassware material without MDRS Mission support permission.