Crew 275 EVA Report 24Feb2023
EVA # 11
Author: Alexandre VINAS (crew astronomer and EVA leader)
Purpose of EVA: Repairs of the weather station, installation of the antenna of the MegaAres instrument & Maintenance of the other atmospheric instruments
Start time: 9:00
End time: 11:45
9:02 Beginning of the depressurization
9:23 EVA crew arrived at destination
10:24 Installation of the antenna of MegaAres
10:37 All tests on the antenna are validated, the installation is a success
10:55 Purple Air and LOAC instrument turned on
11:11 An helicopter flew over us twice and over the MDRS at a altitude of approximately 50-70 meters
11:18 Field mill turned on
All the instruments are installed correctly, the EVA is a success.
11:45 EVA crew back to the main hab
Destination: Between the Hab and Marble Ritual near the road.
Coordinates (use UTM WGS 84): N4251000 E518500
Participants: EVA leader: Alexandre Vinas (Crew Astronomer), Marie Delaroche (Crew Journalist), Corentin Senaux (HSO)
Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Drive Cow Dung Road 0110 to a place just before Marble Ritual (see map on the attached picture)
Mode of travel: Driving, even if the destination is less than 1 km away, the crew will need to transport heavy instruments that also take up a lot of space, and then walking around the instruments.