Operations Report – September 11th

MDRS Complete Operations Report 11-SEPT-2021

Name of person filing report: Shannon Rupert

Reason for Report: Beginning of field season/work party daily update

Non-nominal systems: Nothing to report

Action taken for non-nominal systems: Nothing to report

Generator: Nothing to report

ScienceDome Dual Split: Operating

Solar— Nominal, providing all power
Solar— SOC % Last 24 hours:
Average 60.66
Minimum 34
Maximum 100

Note on solar: Nothing to report

Diesel Reading – 0 %.

Propane Reading, station tank – 80 %

Propane Reading, director tank— 75%

Propane Reading, intern tank— 72%

Propane Reading, generator: 80%

Ethanol Free Gasoline – 5 gallons (and it looks like we are missing a couple of gas cans)

Water (loft tank): 50 gallons

Water Meter: n/a units

Water (static tank) – 125 gallons

Static to Loft Pump used – yes

Water in GreenHab – 100 gallons

Water in ScienceDome: 0 gallons

Water (Outpost tank) – 200 gallons

Hab toilet tank emptied: no

Perseverance rover used: Yes
Hours:
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 100
Currently charging: yes

Sojourner rover used: no
Hours:
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 100
Currently charging: yes

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

Opportunity rover used: no
Hours: 72.3
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 95
Currently charging: no

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

Notes on rovers: I will report hours in the next report.

ATV’s Used: (Honda, 300, 350.1, 350.2, 350.3): 350.3

Reason for use: recreation

Oil Added? No

ATV Fuel Used: 5 Gals

# Hours the ATVs were Used today: 1
Notes on ATVs: Nothing to report

HabCar used and why, where? Yes, hauling power washer

CrewCar used and why, where? No

Luna used and why, where? Yes, to town

General notes and comments: Nothing to report

Summary of internet: All nominal.

Summary of suits and radios: Nothing to report

Campus-wide inspection, if action is taken, what and why? Nothing to report

Summary of general operations: Nothing to report

Summary of Hab operations: Power washing complete. Hab looks nice. The water tank was too fragile for power washing and will need to be hand washed and repainted.

Summary of Outpost operations: Nothing to report

Summary of GreenHab operations: The floor was power washed.

Summary of ScienceDome operations: Painting the ScienceDome was much easier than washing it. Painting with the elastomeric paint was completed in 7 hours, then 6 hours later two large storms passed to either side of the station and we got some rain.

Summary of RAM operations: Nothing to report

Summary of any observatory issues: Nothing to report

Summary of health and safety issues: We had a serious case of heat exhaustion today. One member of the team passed out upstairs while trying to cool down. We took them to town in the AC cooled van for ice in soda and once they were cooled down and rested they felt better. But it was pretty scary!

Questions, concerns, supplies needed and requests: Nothing at this time.