Operations Report Nov 11th – 12th

MDRS Operations Report 11-12-NOV-2021

Name of person filing report: Shannon Rupert

Reason for Report: Routine

Non-nominal systems: Nothing to report

Action taken for non-nominal systems: n/a

Generator: Propane installer confirmed the set up does not meet the requirements of the generator and will be here next week to redo the work.

ScienceDome Dual Split: Off

Solar—Nominal, supplying all power

Solar— VDC Last 24 hours (Friday):

Average 52.04

Minimum 48.30

Maximum 58.0

Notes on solar: Nothing to report

Propane Reading, station tank – 64%

Propane Reading, director tank— 55%

Propane Reading, intern tank— 72+ %

Propane Reading, generator— 80 %

Ethanol Free Gasoline – 1 gallons

Water (loft tank): not checked gallons

Water Meter: not checked units

Water (static tank) – not checked gallons

Static to Loft Pump used – no

Water in GreenHab – 50 gallons

Water in ScienceDome: 0 gallons

Water (Outpost tank) – 80 gallons

Hab toilet tank emptied: no

Perseverance rover used: no

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: no

Hours:

Beginning charge: 100

Ending charge: 100

Currently charging: yes

Opportunity rover used: no

Hours:

Beginning charge: 100

Ending charge: 100

Currently charging: yes

Curiosity rover used: no

Hours:

Beginning charge: 100

Ending charge: 100

Currently charging: yes

Notes on rovers: Not sure if this was reported, but Percy’s batteries were refilled during SWB.

ATV’s Used: (Honda, 350.1, 350.2, 350.3): no

Reason for use: n/a

Oil Added? No

ATV Fuel Used: 0 gallons

# Hours the ATVs were Used today: 0

Notes on ATVs: I have scheduled servicing for all four vehicles.

HabCar used and why, where? Yes. I drove it to the Hab to replace the bent that was attached to the pump in the water tank. I accidently bumped into the front porch railing and put a small dent in the liftgate.

CrewCar used and why, where? Yes, to town for packages

Luna used and why, where? No

General notes and comments: Nothing to report

Summary of internet: All accounts are nominal.

Summary of suits and radios: Nothing to report.

Campus wide inspection, if action taken, what and why? The problem with the foundation of the ScienceDome is getting worse. We need to build up the sand base around it and add gravel to keep it in place or water will continue to undermine the structure.

Summary of general operations: The septic was pumped out on Thursday.

Summary of Hab operations: I have checked for a propane leak two more times yesterday and once today. I have used both meters, the alarm and soapy water. In addition, I turned on and off all appliances to see if I could create a leak. There is still no evidence that there has or is a propane leak in the Hab. I have scheduled repair of all plumbing issues and am ordering parts for replacement/repair.

Summary of Outpost operations: I have scheduled repair of all plumbing issues and am ordering parts for replacement/repair.

Summary of GreenHab operations: Watered plants. Increased nighttime temperature back to 75 degrees F. Added two smaller plastic watering cans.

Summary of ScienceDome operations: Watered plants

Summary of RAM operations: Added to tool inventory: 5 new Phillips screwdrivers, two eyeglass screwdriver sets, more bits for the cordless drill.

Summary of any observatory issues: Nothing to report

Summary of health and safety issues: Nothing to report

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