Greenhab Report – February 3rd

Crew 221 GreenHab Report 03-02-2020

GreenHab Officers: Jessica Todd

Environmental control: Heating. GreenHab door shade cloth (40%) (30%) on.

Average Temperature: 21.33°C

8:06

Floor Unit: 19°C

09:54

Floor Unit: 23°C

12:52

Floor Unit: 21°C

14:26

Floor Unit: 30°C

14:53

Floor Unit: 21°C

18:55

Floor Unit: 14°C

Hours of Supplemental Light: 19:30 to 00:00

Daily water usage for crops: 14.7 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank: 285.3 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 3

08:19 = 6.3 galleons

12:52 = 0.5 galleons

18:55 = 7.9 gallons

Changes to crops: NA.

Narrative: Its Sol 1 and as today was a day packed with EVAs so plant duty was mostly just watering and checking on the status of the strawberries and succulents. I was hoping that after their deep watering last night I would find the succulent leaves nice and distended with water, however they still look a little limp. I’ve watered again, hopefully the next few days will see the succulents revive a little. Tomorrow we’ll be starting to look at growing some of our own plants for the duration of our MDRS mission. Looking forward to harvesting some of the delicious herbs for dinner tomorrow!

Harvest: N/A

Support/supplies needed: N/A

Other Notes:

Aloe and succulents on upper shelf below the heater are still dry and not distended. Gave another healthy watering, and will continue to monitor.