MDRS Supplemental Operations Report 24-MAR-2020
Name of person filing report: Shannon Rupert
Reason for Report: COVID-19 Shutdown
Non-nominal systems: None
Action taken for non-nominal systems: n/a
Generator check, note if oil and coolant added: No generator in use
ScienceDome Dual Split: Operational, but not in use
Solar— Nominal, providing power 24 hours a day, avg. SOC 80% per day
Diesel Reading – 60 % (ordered lock for tank)
Propane Reading, main tank – 65 %
Propane Reading, director tank— 69%
Propane Reading, intern tank— ~70%
Ethanol Free Gasoline – 5 gallons
Water (Outpost tank) – 150 gallons
Water (static tank) – 350 gallons
Water (GreenHab) – 0 gallons
Water (loft) – full
Static to Loft Pump used – no
Water Meter: n/a
Toilet tank emptied: n/a
Notes and action taken on rovers: Rovers are stored in Hanksville
Monthly check and fill of rover batteries: Not done at this time,
should be completed in May.
ATV’s Used: (Honda, 300, 350.1, 350.2, 350.3): Currently parked
outside the Hab. 350.1,2 and 3 are nominal. Honda is nominal but
needs an oil change. 300 is still in town.
Reason for use: n/a
Oil Added? No
ATV Fuel Used: 0 Gals
# Hours the ATVs were Used: 0
Notes and action taken on ATVs: Nothing to report
HabCar running? If used, why, where? At MDRS, used for chores
CrewCar running, If used why, where? Currently in Hanksville.
Campus wide inspection, if action taken, what and why? Nothing to report
Evidence of rodents, where and action taken: No evidence of rodents at
this time anywhere on campus
Summary of internet: All three accounts nominal
Summary of suits and radios: Nothing to report
Summary of Hab operations: Ordered hardware for new lock on rear airlock
Summary of Outpost operations: Intern Trailer cleaned and shutdown until May
Summary of GreenHab operations: Shutdown until Fall. Ordered keyed
handle to door.
Summary of ScienceDome operations: Shutdown until May
Summary of RAM operations: Nothing to report
Summary of any observatory issues: Nothing to report
Summary of health and safety issues: Nothing to report
List and summary of projects: Continuing to shut down station.
Questions, concerns, supplies needed and requests: Nothing at this time.