Operations Report – February 16th

Crew 222 Operations Report 02/16/2020

SOL: 0

Name of person filing report: Valentin PRUDHOMME

Non-nominal systems: N/A
Notes on non-nominal systems: N/A

Generator: yes
Hours run: 13
From what time last night: 6 pm
To what time this morning: 7 am
List any additional daytime hours when the generator was run: N/A

Solar—SOC 75% (Before generator is run at night)

Diesel Reading – 80%
Station Propane Reading – 42%
Ethanol Free Gasoline – N/A

Water (loft tank): 43 gallons
Water Meter: 149275.24 units
Water (static tank) – 455 gallons
Static to Loft Pump used – yes
Water in GreenHab – 170 gallons
Water in ScienceDome: 0 gallons

Toilet tank emptied: no

Deimos rover used: yes
Hours: 143.6
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 99
Currently charging: yes

Sojourner rover used: ASSIGNED TO DIRECTOR
Hours: N/A
Beginning charge: N/A
Ending charge: N/A
Currently charging: N/A

Spirit rover used: yes
Hours: 131.6
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 90
Currently charging: yes

Opportunity rover used: no
Hours: 69.6
Beginning charge: N/A
Ending charge: N/A
Currently charging: yes

Curiosity rover used: yes
Hours: 137.7
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 86
Currently charging: yes

Notes on rovers: N/A

ATV’s Used: Honda, 350.1, 350.2, 350.3
Reason for use: training
Oil Added? no
ATV Fuel Used: N/A
Hours the ATVs were Used today: 30 minutes
Notes on ATVs: N/A

HabCar used and why, where? Used this morning for getting water and used by the Station Director to go to town.

CrewCar used and why, where? Return to Grand Junction for crew 221.

General notes and comments: N/A

Summary of internet: wifi set on all computers and working correctly

Summary of suits and radios: 11 radios in the Hab with 9 of them for the outside. There are 4 radios without batteries. The other 7 are operational. Suits tested by 4 crew members.

Summary of Hab operations: N/A

Summary of GreenHab operations: N/A

Summary of ScienceDome operations: N/A

Summary of RAM operations: N/A

Summary of any observatory issues: N/A

Summary of health and safety issues: N/A

Questions, concerns and requests to Mission Support: N/A

Greenhab Report – February 16th

Crew 222 GreenHab Report – 16/02/2020

GreenHab Officer: Bleuenn ROIRON

Today, Greenhab was operated by the station director

Environmental control: NA

Average temperatures: NA

Hours of supplemental light: NA

Daily water usage for crops: NA

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0

Water in blue Tank: 150 Gallons

Time(s) of watering crops: 2

Changes to crops: Tomato plants were separated in different pots

Narrative: Today, Greenhab was operated by the station director

Harvest: 200g of spinach

Support/supplies needed: more water in the blue tank

Journalist Report – February 16th

Crew 222 Journalist Report 16Feb2020
Author: Marie Bochard, Crew Journalist
Sol 0
Title: Welcome home!

As we woke up on the red planet this morning, it felt like we were finally home. The sun was up before us and shone brightly on the hills. The Hab was hectic as everyone woke up, and the previous crew was getting ready to leave. After saying our goodbyes, we settled into our rooms. It’s hard to believe we are finally here, after a whole year of preparation! It seems so unreal.

To start off the day, the Director gave us a briefing on the station, and then we prepared our first meal. On the menu: rice with dehydrated green peas and sweet potatoes!

A delicious introduction to Martian cuisine.

But before our mission can truly start, there are still some things to be done.

Today is ‘training day’.

Everything has to be ready to start the sim tonight. This means doing the food inventory, ensuring the suits all work, and most importantly (or at least most fun), this means learning how to drive the rovers and ATVs! We went for a drive on both to get the hang of the vehicles. When we will drive on EVA, it will be harder to maneuver with the suits so everyone got to try. Even our seasoned commander took the wheel!

As the day started to wind down, we started working on our reports.

Clicks of keyboards were the only sounds we heard for an hour. The astronomer sent his photos, the commander wrote his Sol Summary, the engineer went on his last non-sim check of all life-support and transportation systems… and I wrote down these very words.

Tonight, the simulation starts. Tonight, our mission begins. Tonight, we dine on Mars!

Sol Summary – February 16th

Crew 222 Sol Summary Report 16-02-2020
Sol: 0 Summary Title: Getting ready to Mars
Author’s name: Benjamin Auzou – Crew Commander

Mission Status: Crew 222 ready to go on Sim

Sol Activity Summary:

At 8 am, the whole crew woke up as the crew 221 was preparing to leave. Just after the departure of the crew 221, we took our first breakfast at the station. At 11 am, we started the briefing with Dr. Rupert, and the crew passed the test! I am proud of everyone.

After lunch, we checked all the suits and started the food inventory. Then the crew trained on both ATVs and rovers.

At the end of the afternoon, we were ready to start the sim and closed the door at 6:57 pm.

We’re finally on Mars!

During the dinner tonight we will discuss all together on the goals of our missions, from personal and crew point of view.

Look Ahead Plan:

Tomorrow will be our first day on sim, we will go on EVA in the morning if the weather allows it in order to set an experiment on the field.

Also, a TV journalist will come to the station to follow and film our activities.

We will launch experiments on the campus in the afternoon, such as GreenHab or human factors experiments.

The mission plan and crew bios will be sent at tomorrow’s COMMS.

Anomalies in work: No anomalies
Weather: Cloudy
Crew Physical Status: All crew members safe and sound
EVA: NA
Reports to be file: Journalist Report, Operations Report, Food
Inventory, EVA Request, Green Hab report, (Mission Plan and Crew Bios will be sent tomorrow)
Support Requested: Add our GreenHab Officer to mission support mailing,
Food supply (see Food Inventory)