Sol Summary – May 9th

Crew 261 Sol Summary Report 09-05-2023

Sol 9

Summary Title: Solidarity as a team to solve problem

Author’s name: Aline Decadi, XO

Mission Status: nominal

Sol Activity Summary: Today took place 2 EVAs:
– EVA-13 with the following 5 crew members: Aline Decadi (XO) (EVA Lead), Erin Kennedy (Crew Roboticist), Julien Villa-Massone (Crew Engineer), Cecile Renaud (GreenHab Officer), Kris Davidson (Journalist) (Not In Sim – Not Wearing Suit).

– EVA-14 with the following 2 crew members: Cecile Renaud (GreenHab Officer) (EVA Lead), Julien Villa-Massone (Crew Engineer).

EVA-13 successfully conducted a photo shoot walking outside Hab with suits on.

EVA-14 conducted the rescue of Julien’s Drone successfully + Fly Adapa Drone to get footage, driving with the 2 Opportunity and Curiosity rovers on Cow Dung Road north to Lith Canyon.

The crew spent a part of the afternoon to inspect the toilet due to a bad smell looking for a potential leak, clean it up and fix it. The crew spent the rest of the afternoon: harvesting tomatoes (orange+red), thyme, mint and sage; talk about the Mongolian project MARS-V (creation a laboratorial environment like Mars) advised by Dr Robert Zubrin; have dinner together and prepare the next day’s experiments and EVAs.

Look Ahead Plan: we will conduct 2 EVAs tomorrow: EVA-15 in the morning for engineering testing of drones including fly ADAPA drone to get footage; EVA-16 in the afternoon for the engineering testing of Atmosphinder, according to mission request approval.

Anomalies in work: None.

Weather: Pleasant and sunny. Very windy in the afternoon.

Crew Physical Status: Nominal.

EVA: EVA-13 outside the Hab; EVA-14 on Lith Canyon.

Reports to be filed: HSO Report, EVA Report, Operations Report, Journalist Report, Pictures of the day, GreenHab Report.

Support Requested: None.

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