MARS DESERT RESEARCH STATION

Sol Summary – March 31st

MDRS Daily Summary Report for SOL 6, 31Mar2017
Person filing out Report: Victoria LaBarre
Position: Crew OX and Crew Chemist
Summary Title: Clean up
Mission Status: Concluding experiments and EVAs and cleaning Hab for next crew
Sol Activity Summary: Packed up robot, clock and bike generator, Microbiologist EVA, cleaned entire Hab
Look-Ahead Plan: request ability or help in handling toilet issue/End simulation and go back to Grand Junction.
Anomalies in work:  Nothing out of the ordinary
Weather:
-Morning: Overcast, windy
-Afternoon-Sunny, windy, showers
Crew Physical Status: Crew is healthy

Sol Summary – March 29th

Crew 177 Sol 4 Summary 29Mar2017
Person filling out Report:
Pitchayapa Jingjit—a biologist and a photographer for Crew 177
Summary Title:
Sol 4 at Mars
Mission Status:
Everyone is doing great and is hopeful about the toilet situation
SOL Activity Summary:
Improving individual/group research project and continuing the chemistry EVA. Depending on tonight’s sky, astronomy EVA may be conducted.
Look ahead Plan:
Continuing the geology EVA at the Little Canyon and depending on tonight’s sky, the astronomy EVA may be performed, and progressing through with individual/group projects.
Anomalies in Progress:
N/A
Weather:
The weather is sunny in the morning and afternoon. We are expecting a clear sky tonight.
Crew Physical Status:
Everyone is better adjusted at Mars and is happy that the plumber came to the HAB.

 

Sol Summary – March 27th

Person filling out Report:
Elijah Espinoza

Summary Title:
First full day on Mars

Mission Status:
Troubleshooting Research Projects

SOL Activity Summary:
Rover related tasks, charging bike tasks, EVA, Settling in

Look ahead Plan:
EVA, Reporter coming tomorrow

Anomalies in Progress:
None

Weather:
Cloudy and a little rain in the morning, sunny and partly cloudy after noon

Crew Physical Status:
Everyone is healthy and feels great! Morale is high!

Reports to be Filled:

-Operations Report

-Commanders Report

-EVA Report

-EVA Request

Sol Summary – March 26th

MDRS Daily Summary Report for SOL 1

Person filing out Report: Esteban Ramirez

Summary Title: Crew 177 Enters Mars

Mission Status: Hard at work

Sol Activity Summary: Unpacking, organizing supplies, EVA, generator related tasks, rover related tasks

Look Ahead Plan: EVA, handle water issue

Anomalies in work:  Nothing out of the ordinary

Weather: Sunny, clear skies

Crew Physical Status: Crew is healthy

Reports to be filled:

-Operations Report

-Commanders Report

-EVA Report

-EVA Request

Sol Summary – March 25th

Commander Report Crew 177:
Otsmar Villarroel
Sol 1
Earth date: 03/25/2017

Good evening!

Today we met the very helpful Crew 176 at MDRS.  Upon arrival at the hab, crew members were trained by Crew 176 members.  Training included a brief tour around the MDRS facilities as well as over use of the ATVs, operation report data, water leak issue, etc.  After the training we went to Bull Mountain Market to pick up our food according to the inventory sent by crew 176 as requested by Shannon.

We’ve made a plan for tomorrow, which will include, pending approval, our Orientation EVAs. We are expecting to enter sim tomorrow morning at 9:30 am, if possible.

From Crew 177; Hanksville, UT
Crew Commander
Otsmar

Sol Summary – March 24th

MDRS Daily Summary Report for SOL 13

Person filling out Report: Michał Kazaniecki

Summary Title: A step closer to the successful end

Mission Status: Busy, busy, busy

Sol Activity Summary: EVA,  rover related tasks, cleaning

Look Ahead Plan: more cleaning and packing

Anomalies in work: everything as expected

Weather: sunny, but not too hot

Crew Physical Status: everyone feels good

Reports to be filled:

-Operations Report
-Commander Report
-EVA Report
-EVA Request
-Summary Report (as requested by Robert Zubrin)

Sol Summary – March 22nd

MDRS Daily Summary Report for SOL 11 (22Mar2017)

Person filling out Report: Michał Kazaniecki

Summary Title: Internet issues and beyond 

Mission Status: Still work in progress

Sol Activity Summary: EVA, Internet “fixing”, rover testing, installing the experimental shower

Look Ahead Plan: EVA with rover, tests of rover Ares

Anomalies in work: Unstable Internet connection (again)

Weather: Cloudy and windy, heavy rain and strong wind at night

Crew Physical Status: one minor toe injury, everyone else feels good

Reports to be filled:

-Operations Report
-Commander Report
-EVA Report
-EVA Request (via SMS)
-Science Report

Sol Summary – March 23rd

MDRS Daily Summary Report for SOL 12

Person filling out Report: Michał Kazaniecki

Summary Title: Rain and rover testing

Mission Status: Final stage

Sol Activity Summary: EVA,  rover related tasks

Look Ahead Plan: slowly getting ready to leave

Anomalies in work: rain and mud

Weather: rain, cold

Crew Physical Status: everyone feels good

Reports to be filled:

-Operations Report
-Commander Report
-EVA Report
-EVA Request
-Science Report

Sol Summary – March 21st

MDRS Daily Summary Report for SOL 10

Person filling out Report: Karolina Zawieska, Green Hab Officer/Human-Robot Interaction Officer

Summary Title: White Canyon Exploration and outreach activities

Mission Status: Work in progress

Sol Activity Summary: EVA, documentation activities, cleaning

Look Ahead Plan: Continue EVA and documentation activities, solve the Internet problem

Anomalies in work: Unstable Internet connection

Weather: Cloudy in the morning, windy but sunny in the afternoon

Crew Physical Status: One of the crew members suffering from mild knee pain, everyone else feels good

Reports to be filled:

-Operations Report
-Commander Report
-EVA Report
-EVA Request

Sol Summary – March 18th

MDRS Daily Summary Report for SOL 7

Person filling out Report: Michał Kazaniecki, Engineer

Summary Title: Explore and relax

Mission Status: recharged, thinking about everything except problems

Sol Activity Summary: human-robot interactions on EVA, relax, maintenance

Look Ahead Plan: EVA,  media and outreach activities

Anomalies in work: due to accidental software update, we’ve lost almost 30% of our daily internet data allowance.

Weather: sunny, small clouds

Crew Physical Status: everyone is alive

Reports to be file:
-Operations report
-Commander report
-EVA Report
-EVA Request
-Science report (geology)
-Science report (engineering)
-Science report (Human-Robot Interaction)