Crew 284 EVA Report 25-10-2023
EVA # 3
Author: Jen Carver-Hunter
Purpose of EVA: Geologic sample collection
Start time: 10:00
End time: 12:00
Narrative: Emily, Deb, and Darin drove to 1101 (the road to Barrainca Butte), where they stopped to collect specimens from the wash on the west side of Cow Dung Rd. After collecting specimens, they returned to the rovers and drove north on Cow Dung Road to the southwest side of Kissing Camels Ridge. There, they collected additional rock specimens along the wash on the west side of Cow Dung Rd before returning to the rovers and continuing on back to the Hab.
Destination: Road to Barranca Butte and Southwest Kissing Camel Ridge
Coordinates (use UTM WGS 84): 519700, 4247300 and 518200, 4249300
Participants: Emily Apgar, Deb DeBerard, Darin Orton
Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Crew took rovers from the Hab, turned south on Cow Dung Road, and continued to Route 1101 (the road to Barrainca Butte). They did collect specimens on foot in the wash near the road. From there, they returned North on Cow Dung Rd, stopping at Kissing Camels Ridge before continuing back to the Hab on Cow Dung Rd.
Mode of travel: Crew drove rovers to the collection sites and walked a small area on foot to collect specimens.