Greenhab Report – January 19th

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Crew 203 Greenhab Report 19-Jan-2019
Greenhab Officer:
Hermes Bolivar

Environmental Control:
Heating
Cooling w/ ambient air (6 hrs)

40% Shade Cloth on
80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:
Low: 16.9°C
High: 30.8°C

Hours of Supplemental Light:
5

Daily Water Usage of Crops:
17 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons):
65.6%, 197 Gallons.

Times of Watering for Crops:
9:45
12:15
14:53
17:00
19:15

Changes to crops:

* The seeds planted four days ago continue emerging.
* some plants of carrot show yellow color in its leafs.

Narrative:

The seeds continue emerging, on the other hand, The high temperature probably affect some crops of carrot, I increase the volume of watering for avoid wilting.

Support/Supplies Needed:

NONE

GreenHab Report – Jan 18th

Crew 203 Greenhab Report 18-Jan-2019

Greenhab Officer:

Hermes Bolivar

Environmental Control:

Heating

Cooling w/ ambient air (6 hrs)

40% Shade Cloth on

80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:

Low: 16.5°C

High: 28.4°C

Hours of Supplemental Light:

5

Daily Water Usage of Crops:

16 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons):

71.3%, 214 Gallons.

Times of Watering for Crops:

9:17

11:40

14:50

17:18

19:30

Changes to crops:

* we planted sugar peas on a mix of regolith and potting mix for a research project.

Narrative:

The seeds planted three days ago have begun to emerged, the life is growing into the Greenhab. We started our research project planting seeds of sugar peas on a mix of potting mix and Mars Regolith.

Harvest: 45g of baby Greens.

Support/Supplies Needed: None

Greenhab Report – January 17th

Crew 203 Greenhab Report 17-Jan-2019
Greenhab Officer:
Hermes Bolivar

Environmental Control:
Heating
Cooling w/ ambient air (0 hrs)

40% Shade Cloth on
80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:
Low: 16.9°C
High: 27.2°C

Hours of Supplemental Light:
5

Daily Water Usage of Crops:
12 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons):
86.6%, 230 Gallons.

Times of Watering for Crops:
9:21
11:47
14:40
18:52

Changes to crops:

* Change position of 6 pots of Tomatoes and 4 pots of sugar snap peas for better watering.

Narrative:

The Temperaturee of greenhab has been stablilised and the crops look better, I Harvest Basil and Micro greens for cook the lunch, the crew is very happy for eat fresh food. New plants of lettuce rommane emerge today.

Harvest:
20g of Micro Greens.
8g of Basil

Support/Supplies Needed: N/A

Greenhab Report – January 16th

Crew 203 Greenhab Report 16-Jan-2019

Greenhab Officer: Hermes Bolivar

Environmental Control:

Heating

Cooling w/ ambient air (1 hr)

40% Shade Cloth on

80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:

Low: 17°C

High: 29.3°C

Hours of Supplemental Light: 5

Daily Water Usage of Crops: 9 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons): 80.6%, 242 Gallons.

Times of Watering for Crops:

9:57

13:20

15:58

18:03

Changes to crops:

* Change position of sunflowers and cress to the wooden bench.

* There were put 4 new twist ties.

Narrative:

The Sunflowers are very good, I had to change from current position to a wooden bench because it’s very tall, the cress was changed too. I believe that more light could help them to recover. I started to prepare the soil with Martian regolith for the research projects.

Harvest: 40g of Baby Greens.

Support/Supplies Needed:

Seeds of: romaine lettuce (1 bag)

Greenhab Report – January 15th

Crew 203 Greenhab Report 15-Jan-2019
Greenhab Officer:
Hermes Bolivar

Environmental Control:
Heating
Cooling w/ ambient air (0 hrs)

40% Shade Cloth on
80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:
Low: 16.7°C
High: 26°C

Hours of Supplemental Light:
5

Daily Water Usage of Crops:
11 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons):
83.6%, 251 Gallons.

Times of Watering for Crops:
9:13
12:10
14:37
17:05
19:06

Changes to crops:

* Today were planted on 8 trays; spinach, lettuce encore mix, cliantro, micro greens savory mix, fennel florence, lettuce leaf, mesclun mixed salad greens, mustard, perpetual spinach.

* The lettuce rommane planted 6 days ago by 202 crew has begun to emerged.

Narrative:
The max temperature of the greenhab was reduced to 26°C, the cold day helped in the reduce of temperature. this is great for the current crops in rehabilitation. For example, the sugar beens looking very good. the same answer has been looked in crops of microgreens an baby greens. In the morning, I can see some plants of lettuce rommane planted for previous crew. I hope see new plants tomorrow.

Harvest: 2g Cilantro

Support/Supplies Needed:

Seeds of:
*spinach
*lettuce
*cliantro
*fennel florence
*lettuce leaf
*mesclun mixed salad greens
*mustard
*perpetual spinach

Potting soil.

GreenHab Report – January 14th

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Greenhab Officer:

Hermes Bolivar

Environmental Control:

Heating

Cooling w/ ambient air (3 hrs)

40% Shade Cloth on

80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:

Low: 16.6°C

High: 31.3°C

Hours of Supplemental Light:

5

Daily Water Usage of Crops:

10 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons):

87.3%, 262 Gallons.

Times of Watering for Crops:

9:12

11:40

15:03

17:04

19:02

Changes to crops:

* There are eight trays ready to plant greens, The greens will be plant tomorrow.

* Some crops show better physiologycal conditions, maybe as a result of the drop of the temperature into the greeenhab.

Narrative:

The max temperature of the greenhab was reduced to 31°C, It’s an important reduction. However, it’s important try of reduce to 25°C or keep below to 30°C for avoid damage in the crops.

Rise the times for watering the crops from 3 to 5 times without change the volume of water, with the aim to icrease the moisture avariable on the crop’s soil along the day.

Watered Crew 201 experiments

Harvest: 7g Cilantro

Support/Supplies Needed:

Greenhab Report – January 13th

Crew 203 Greenhab Report 13-Jan-2019

Greenhab Officer: Hermes Bolivar

Environmental Control:

Heating

Cooling w/ ambient air (7 hrs)

40% Shade Cloth on

80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:

Low: 15.5°C

High: 36.3°C

Hours of Supplemental Light: 5

Daily Water Usage of Crops: 9 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons): 90.6%, 272 Gallons.

Times of Watering for Crops:

15:02

17:44

20:00

Changes to crops:

* there is evidence of burning of plants due to very high temperature.

* some crops will be discarded for the bad physiology conditions.

Narrative:

It’s necessary to change the temperature of Greenhab and keep among 15 to 25°C and wait for a better condition of the crops during the next days. The period of supplementary light was modified from 18:00 to 23:00. Because it’s turned on during the day. The blue tank was filling with water so the final volume of the tanks is the 272 gallons.

Watered Crew 201 experiments

Harvest:

*3g of Carrot.

*27g of Basil

Support/Supplies Needed: n/a

Green Hab Report – Jan 12th

Crew 202 Greenhab Report 12-Jan-2019
Greenhab Officer:
Jake Qiu & Hermes Bolivar

Environmental Control:
Heating
Cooling w/ ambient air (1hrs)

40% Shade Cloth on
80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:
Low: 24.6°C
High: 39.5°C

Hours of Supplemental Light:
5

Daily Water Usage of Crops:
12 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons):
51%, 151.5 gallons

Times of Watering for Crops:
1044
2031

Changes to crops:
* Threw away 2 pots of spinach due to it dying
* Radishes growing very well and one look almost ready for harvest
* Tomatoes looking lackluster
* Cucumbers still look bad, may need to move these pots to different locations
* Other crops display same progress

Narrative:
Watered plants throughout the day as needed. Showing Hermes from crew 203 the greenhouse for handover.
Experiment Results:
Date: SOL14 Crew 202 (SOL14 overall)

Watered Crew 201 experiments

Harvest:

Support/Supplies Needed:

Best Regards,

Jake

Greenhab Report – January 11th

Crew 202 Greenhab Report 11-Jan-2019
Greenhab Officer:
Jake Qiu

Environmental Control:
Heating
Cooling w/ ambient air (1hrs)

40% Shade Cloth on
80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:
Low: 24.0°C
High: 37.8°C

Hours of Supplemental Light:
5

Daily Water Usage of Crops:
11.5 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons):
54%, 163.5 gallons

Times of Watering for Crops:
0803
1417
1923

Changes to crops:
* Most plants display same progress
* Microgreens were harvested
* 2 pots of spinach is dead, will toss

Narrative:
Watered plants throughout the day as needed. Microgreen project has been harvested
and obtaining experimental data is still ongoing.

Experiment Results:
Date: SOL13 Crew 202 (SOL14 overall)

Watered all 21 trays as needed.

Watered Crew 201 experiments

Harvest:

Support/Supplies Needed:

Greenhab Report – January 10th

Crew 202 Greenhab Report 10-Jan-2019
Greenhab Officer:
Jake Qiu

Environmental Control:
Heating
Cooling w/ ambient air (1hrs)

40% Shade Cloth on
80% Shade Cloth on

Average Temperatures:
Low: 23.9°C
High: 38.0°C

Hours of Supplemental Light:
5

Daily Water Usage of Crops:
10.5 gallons

Water in Blue Tank (gallons):
58%, 175 gallons

Times of Watering for Crops:
0716
1616
1737

Changes to crops:
* Sunflowers, radishes, and savory mix leaves looking great
* Tomatoes continuing to have satisfactory progress
* Spinach pots look to be dying (may need to re-plant new pots)
* Cress looking lackluster
* Other crops display same progress

Narrative:
Watered plants throughout the day as needed. Used fertilizer (miracle glow) on microgreens.
Everything looking satisfactory for the most part.

Experiment Results:
Date: SOL12 Crew 202 (SOL14 overall)

Watered all 21 trays as needed.

Watered Crew 201 experiments

Harvest:

Support/Supplies Needed: