Crew 221 EVA # 10 Report 11 Feb 2020
EVA # 10
Author: Luis Monge (Engineer)
Purpose of EVA: We will be performing the deployment of a dipole antenna and document the whole process. The antenna and required implements will be carried in the rovers and assembled close to them at the destination.
Start time: 10:00 am
End time: 11:30 pm
Narrative: Today we conducted the first of the two EVA for antenna deployment exercises. L.Monge, and G.Alloitabi went out to drive towards Cowboy Corner with the aim to practice long wave antenna installation. The Martian weather was sunny and chilly during the EVA. L.Monge took the lead and drove directly to the spot, once there proceeded to assemble the antenna.
The procedure was documented with video and pictures, the antenna was disassembled the components stored in the rovers and the crew headed back home on time.
Destination: Cowboy Corner
Coordinates (use UTM NAD27 CONUS): 4252600/518770 (Cowboy Corner)
EVA Participants: Luis, Ghanim
Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Park along Cow Dung Road (0110) to stop at Cowboy Corner
Mode of travel: Driving and Walking
Vehicles you will be using (If applicable): Curiosity and Spirit