Crew 275 EVA Report 07-03-2023
EVA # 19
Author: Alexandre VINAS (Crew Astronomer and HabCom)
Purpose of EVA: Change of batteries for all the atmospheric instruments, as well as data retrieval. Then, we will go to North Ridge with the journalist team in order to showcase a typical exploration scenario, based on week #2 photogrammetry experiment
Start time: 10:36
End time: 12:15
10:36 – Airlock closed
10:46 – EVA Crew leaves the MDRS, with a crew of 2 journalists from the French TV
10:54 – EVA Crew arrives at the destination. All the instruments are going well.
11:15 – Batteries of LOAC and MegaAres changed, data retrieved
11:02 – Retrieving of the data, change of the batteries of PurpleAir
11:18 – Retrieving of the data, and change of the batteries of the field mill
11:23 – EVA crew leaves the instruments and goes to North Ridge in order to showcase the photogrammetry experiment to the journalists
11:40 – EVA crew requests an extra time of 20 minutes to mission support for the EVA. Request approved.
12:05 – EVA crew back to the MDRS
12:15 – End of the depressurization, EVA crew back in the hab
Destination: Between the Hab and Marble Ritual near the road.
Coordinates (use UTM WGS 84): N4251000 E518500
Participants: EVA Leader: Quentin Royer (Crew Engineer), Jeremy Rabineau (Commander)
HAB COM: Alexandre Vinas (Crew Astronomer)
Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Drive Cow Dung Road 0110 to a place just before Marble Ritual, then to North Ridge (see map on the attached picture)
Mode of travel: Driving and walking