GreenHab Report – March 13th

Crew 223 GreenHab Report – 13-03-2020 GreenHab Officer: Valentin BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 24°C

Low temperature: 23°C
High temperature: 25°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9P.M to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 12.7 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 97.5 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 3 (one only for tomatoes)

Changes to crops: NA

Narrative: This morning, was a special as the weather was windy and rainy. I watered the GreenHab as usual. I felt a bit sad as it is the end of the mission and many fruits will be to be good to eat in two weeks (approx. 15 cucumbers, 5-6 tomatoes). I am also sad to learn that no crew is coming next week. Yet, I had a really good times in the GreenHab. I enjoyed a lot taking care of the plants. I was like on heaven.

Harvest: 25g Basil / 5g Oregano / 20g Sage / 100g Rocket

Support/supplies needed: NA

GreenHab Report – March 12th

Crew 223 GreenHab Report – 12-03-2020 GreenHab Officer: Valentin BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 22.5°C

Low temperature: 20°C
High temperature: 25°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9P.M to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 10.4 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0.2 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 110.3 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 3 (one only for tomatoes)

Changes to crops: NA

Narrative: This morning, I took care of the GreenHab : I watered all the plants and took care of the cucumbers and the tomatoes. I attached them better to the holders. This afternoon, I carried out the experiment Music For Plants. Nothing to report. I wish I’ll be able to examines some results before the end of the mission. For dinner, I harvested Sage, Basil and Green Radish plants.

Harvest:

Support/supplies needed: 100g Green Radish / 20g Basil / 7g Sage

GreenHab Report – March 11th

Crew 223 GreenHab Report – 11-03-2020 GreenHab Officer: Valentin BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 21.8°C

Low temperature: 20°C
High temperature: 26°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9P.M to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 8.2 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0.3 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 120.9 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 3 (one only for tomatoes)

Changes to crops: Today we saw the first tomato fruits! They’re tiny for the moment, but it is normal.

Narrative: This morning, Aurelien MURE and Clement PLAGNE took care of the GreenHab, as I had to cook for the crew. I made homemade burgers with fresh plants from the hab : basil, lettuce, radish, onions and wild rocket. This afternoon, I carried out the experience Music For Plants. Nothing to report for the moment. I was so happy to see the first tomatoes fruits. There are 6 of them on 3 different plants. I am looking forward to see some more on other plants, especially cherry tomatoes.

Harvest: 100g Onions / 40g Radish / 15g Basil / 10g Lettuce

Support/supplies needed: NA

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GreenHab Report – March 10th

Crew 223 GreenHab Report – 10-03-2020

GreenHab Officer: Valentin BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 24.5°C

Low temperature: 20°C
High temperature: 30°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9P.M to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 10.8 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0.8 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 112 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 2

Changes to crops: NA

Narrative: This morning, Luc FORTIN took care of the GreenHab, as I were on an EVA. He watered everything as a professional. This afternoon, I carried out the experience Music For Plants. I doubles the quantity of UV light. Nothing to report for the moment. For dinner, I harvested Basil, Cilantro, Oregano and Chive to make a green pea soup and a quinoasoto.

Harvest: 15g Basil / 5g Cilantro / 3g Oregano / 2g Chive

Support/supplies needed: NA

Greenhab Report – March 9th

Crew 223 GreenHab Report – 08-03-2020 GreenHab Officer: Valentin BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 23°C

Low temperature: 20°C
High temperature: 26°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9P.M to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 11.6 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 123.6 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 2

Changes to crops: Today, we planted a whole bunch of new plants : potatoes (from Shannon), spinach, green radish and wild rocket.

Narrative: This morning, Aurelien MURE took care of the GreenHab, as I were on an EVA. He watered everything and planted many things. First, he planted potatoes from Shannon, because she came to the greenhouse and asked him to do it. Our dear GreenHab intern had to replant zucchini as they were in pots dedicated to potatoes. He also planted spinach, radish and wild rocket. For lunch, I harvested basil to make some pasta sauce. This afternoon, I carried out the experiment Music For Plants. Nothing to report for the moment.

Harvest: 15g Basil

Support/supplies needed: NA

Greenhab Report – March 8th

Crew 223 GreenHab Report – 07-03-2020 GreenHab Officer: Valentin BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 24.5°C
Low temperature: 20°C
High temperature: 30°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9 P.M to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 7.9 gallons
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 135.2 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 2

Changes to crops: NA

Narrative: As it was a day-off, there aren’t many things to report. I watered the GreenHab at noon. This afternoon, I carried out day 3 of Music For Plants. Nothing to report now about the experiment.

Before dinner, I harvested Radish and Basil to make soup for the rest of the crew.

Harvest: 70g Radish / 10g Basil

Support/supplies needed: NA

GreenHab Report – March 7th

Crew 223 GreenHab Report – 07-03-2020 GreenHab Officer: Valentin
BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 24.5°C
Low temperature: 21°C
High temperature: 26°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9P.M to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 10.5 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 143.1 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 3 (1 only for tomatoes and radish)

Changes to crops: Two pots of lettuce were harvested totally, I am going
to replant some tomorrow.

Narrative: This morning, I watered the GreenHab quickly before doing the
HabCom for the EVA. For lunch, I harvested zucchini flowers to make a
deep fried recipe. After lunch, I carried out the Day 2 of the
experiment Music For Plants. For the moment results are not visible.
Before dinner, I harvested Wild Rocket, Lettuce, Basil and Sage.

Harvest: 3g Zucchini Flowers / 10g Basil / 5g Sage / 100 g Lettuce /
100g Wild Rocket / 20g White onions

Support/supplies needed: NA

GreenHab Report – March 06th

  

Crew 223 GreenHab Report - 06-03-2020 GreenHab Officer: Valentin
BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 22.5°C
Low temperature: 15°C
High temperature: 25°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9P.M to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 12.6 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 153.7 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 3 (1 only for tomatoes and radish)

Changes to crops: NA

Narrative: This morning, Aurelien MURE watered all the plants, as I were
on EVA. After lunch, I carried out the experience Music For Plants. I
decided to use both young and advanced radish plants. I mounted the UV
chamber and the speaker and did the first UV incubation and listening
for the batch of plants. For dinner, I harvested basil, oregano and
cilantro.

Harvest: 3g Basil / 3g Cilantro / 4g oregano

Support/supplies needed: NA 

GreenHab Report – March 05th

Crew 223 GreenHab Report – 05-03-2020 GreenHab Officer: Valentin
BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 23.2°C
Low temperature: 20°C High temperature: 26°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9P.M to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 15.8 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 166.4 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 3 (1 only for tomatoes and radish)

Changes to crops: I planted green spinach to replace the ones that I
harvested two days ago.

Narrative: This morning, I watered all the plants as usual. I planted
spinach in the free pot under the strawberries. I also did the cleaning
and marked well all the plants with new tags. After lunch, I carried out
the experiment Music For Plants. The radish which were transplanted
yesterday didn’t grow well. I had to find another solution. I decided to
transplant other advanced plants of radish. I hope those ones will
recover from transplantation. For the dinner, I harvested basil to make
a soup and lemon balm for the dessert.

Harvest: 10g Basil / 5g Lemon Balm

Support/supplies needed: NA

GreenHab Report – March 4th

Crew 223 GreenHab Report – 04-03-2020
GreenHab Officer: Valentin BELLEMIN-LAPONNAZ

Environmental control: Ambient with Door open

Average temperature: 23.6°C
Low temperature: 20°C
High temperature: 26°C

Hours of supplemental light: 4 hours (from 9 p.m to 1 a.m.)

Daily water usage for crops: 21.2 gallons

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 1 gallon

Water in Blue Tank— 180.2 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 4 (2 only for tomatoes)

Changes to crops: I transplanted the cucumber in -to 4 separated pots. I also transplanted the radish into 6 different pots for the experiment Music For Plants.

Narrative: This morning, Marion LEBRUN took care of the GreenHab, as I were on an EVA. She watered all the plants as usual. For lunch, I harvested Sage, Oregano and Basil to make some pizzas. This afternoon, with Blandine GORCE, we transplanted the fours plants of cucumbers which were together into 4 separated pots. We notices that two of them have fruits. We hope that we’ll be able to eat fresh cucumbers after the end of our mission. The experiment Music For Plants dried in the GreenHab. I had to find another solution. I decided to carry out the experiment with Radish. I transplanted some from the big blue tank into sported pots. I
hope they’ll survive from the change.

Harvest: 2g Basil / 2g Sage / 4g Oregano

Support/supplies needed: NA