EVA Report – October 24th

Crew 284 EVA Report 24-10-2023

EVA # 1

Author: Jen Carver-Hunter

Purpose of EVA: Geologic sample collection

Start time: 11:30

End time: 12:15

Narrative: Loren, Enrique, and Jason were prepped and ready for the EVA on time. Perseverance dropped battery to 75% before the EVA team left the Hab, so they switched out Perseverance for another rover. Before the EVA team reached the halfway point to the first EVA destination, Curiosity had dropped to 60% battery. Crew was instructed to return to the Hab per protocols. EVA Team returned to the Hab with no other issues.

Destination: Intended destination: Intersection with Brahe Hwy followed by mounds near the balancing rock south of dry creek wash. Actual turn around point was near Galileo Rd.

Coordinates (use UTM WGS 84): (Intended coordinates: 518000, 4254750 and 518000, 4254000) Actual turn around point: 519000, 4252000

Participants: Loren Scott, Enrique Arce-Larreta, Jason Trump

Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Crew took rovers from the Hab to Cow Dung Rd, turned north onto Cow Dung Rd, and followed that what became their turn around point just south of Galileo Rd.

Mode of travel: Crew drove rovers to the turnaround point.

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