GreenHab Report – January 02nd

  

 

Crew 218 GreenHab Report 02-JAN-20

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan and HSO Shefali Rana

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 21.2°C; 20%

9:40AM

Floor Unit: 15°C

Electronic: 21.1°C

humidity 19%

2:45PM

Floor Unit: 16°C

Electronic: 21.1°C

humidity 19%

4:15PM

Floor Unit: 15°C

Electronic: 20.9°C

humidity 20%

Max: 25.6°C; 22%

Min: 16.8°C; 19%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 6:00PM-11:00AM.

Daily water usage for crops: 4.3Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~80 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops:

9:40AM: 1.1 Gal. Cucumber and snow peas

4:15PM: 2.1 Gal. Watering the herb bed for herb garden and hanging plants.

6:15PM: 1.1 Gal. Final watering.

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: N/A

—Watered cucumber due to dry soil.

—Film crew captured GreenHab activities of Jonathan and Shefali.

—Gnat spray has arrived.

Harvest: N/A

GreenHab Report – January 1st

Crew 218 GreenHab Report 01-JAN-20

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan and HSO Shefali Rana

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 23.5°C; 18%

12:15PM

Floor Unit: 20°C

Electronic: 27°C

humidity 16%

3:20PM

Floor Unit: 18°C

Electronic: 22°C

humidity 19%

6:30PM

Floor Unit: 15°C

Electronic: 19.1°C

humidity 20%

Max: 30.1; 20%

Min: 16.8°C; 16%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 6:00PM-11:00AM.

Daily water usage for crops: 3.7Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~84 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops:

6:30PM. 3.7 Gal.

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: N/A

Harvest: N/A

Greenhab Report – December 31st

Crew 218 GreenHab Report 31-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan and HSO Shefali Rana

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 23.4°C; 18%

10:00M

Floor Unit: 15°C
Electronic: 21.8°C
humidity 19%

3:00PM

Floor Unit: 21°C
Electronic: 28.5°C
humidity 16%

7:00PM

Floor Unit: 15°C
Electronic: 19.6°C
humidity 20%

Max: 29.5; 22%
Min: 19.6°C; 20%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 6:00 PM-11:00 AM.

Daily water usage for crops: 4.9Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~88 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops:

10:00 AM. 1Gal. Watered snow peas and radishes.
7:00 PM. 3.7Gal.

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: N/A

—Mystery plant has a spinach vegetal taste.
—Hanging snow peas and icicle radishes are wilted. Used 1Gal. of water at 10 AM.

Harvest:

Basil: 6g
Rosemary: 4g

GreenHab Report – December 28th

Crew 218 GreenHab Report 28-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 23.2°C; 19%

11:15AM

Floor Unit: 17°C

Electronic: 21.6°C

humidity 19%

2:50PM

Floor Unit: 19°C

Electronic: 26.0°C

humidity 17%

6:45PM

Floor Unit: 16°C

Electronic: 22.0°C

humidity 19%

Max: 28.5°C; 23%

Min: 17.9°C; 16%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 7:20PM-12:20AM.

Daily water usage for crops: 5.4Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~105 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops:

6:45PM

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: 2 new snow pea sprouts.

—2 snow peas completely dried out post relocation (they were drying out before). Hopeful that they will rehydrate.

—Door closed.

Harvest:

Marjoram: Total: 21.82g

Leaves: 16.08g

Stems: 5.74g

Cilantro: 4.55g

GreenHab Report – December 27th

Crew 218 GreenHab Report 27-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 22.7°C; 18%

11:40AM

Floor Unit: 16°C

Electronic: 20.7°C

humidity 20%

3:45PM

Floor Unit: 17°C

Electronic: 22.5°C

humidity 19%

5:45PM

Floor Unit: 15°C

Electronic: 20°C

humidity 20%

Max: 27.3°C; 21%

Min: 18°C; 16%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 7:20PM-12:20AM.

Daily water usage for crops: 6.4Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~110 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops:

3:45PM 2.1Gal. watered all hanging plants.

5:45PM 4.3Gal. watered cucumber spinach lakeside, green leaf chard, and wild rocket twice—soil moisture was already dry from earlier watering.

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: N/A

—Moved hanging plants: snow peas and butter crunch away from heater vent. They are now hanging over the herbs.

—Recommend transplanting herbs to pots, and transplanting larger plants (tomatoes, peppers, etc.) to Plot E.

Harvest: N/A

GreenHab Report – December 26th

Crew 218 GreenHab Report 26-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 26.8°C; 18%.

10:30AM

Floor Unit: 18°C

Electronic: 24.6°C

humidity 18%

1:40PM

Floor Unit: 21°C

Electronic: 28 °C

humidity 16%

3:50PM Measured by Dr. Cesare Guariniello

Floor Unit: 8°C

Electronic: 19°C

humidity N/A

5:30PM

Floor Unit: 14°C

Electronic: 19.1°C

humidity 20%

Max: 31.1°C; 22%

Min: 16.5°C; 14%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 7:20PM-12:20AM.

Daily water usage for crops: 4.3Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~117 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops: 5:30PM

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: Butter Crunch leaves are sprouting

Chili Pepper sprouted.

—10:30AM leaving door closed. 1:40PM opened the door. 3:50PM door closed.

—ALARM: 1:40PM fire alarm in RAM closet went off unexpectedly.

Harvest: for Thai Curry

Basil: 14g

Cilantro: 7g

GreenHab Report – Dec 25th

Crew 218 GreenHab Report 25-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan with Shefali Rana completing morning tasks.

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 22.8°C; 20%.

11:40AM

Floor Unit: 20°C

Electronic: 28.2°C

humidity 16%

4:30PM

Floor Unit: 11°C

Electronic: 20.1°C

humidity 20%

7:00PM

Floor Unit: 15°C

Electronic: 21.7°C

humidity 19%

Max: 30°C; 26%

Min: 15.5°C; 15%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 7:20PM-12:20AM.

Daily water usage for crops: 2.2Gal. (last night’s miracle food watering has left almost all plants very moist to wet).

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~121 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops: 7:00PM

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: Zucchini leaves have opened.

—Added structural support to snow peas.

—Recommend changing location of snow peas. The leaves are drying out even with wet soil. The planter is in direct path of heater unit.

—Opened door at 11:40AM.

—Closed door at 4:30PM.

—Mouse was spotted in the Habitat. Moved the trap from GreenHab to Habitat, which still has dried sweet potato. Hopefully this isn’t a ruse for the GreenHab…

Harvest:

Christmas Salad. Used Science Lab scale to measure harvest. Shefali Rana and Luz Maria Agudelo Urrego assisted.

—Radish Leaves: 82.25g

—Carrot Leaves: 12.40g

—Green Leaf Chard: 14.08g

—Wild Rocket: 15.05g

—Spinach Lakeside: 13.00g

—Swiss Chard: 14.71g

—Cilantro: 7.75g

—Basil: 12.37g

—Sage: 1.15g

—Chives: 2.79g

—Pineapple Mint: 1.78g

—Marjoram: 0.88g

Collected for dinner bread (used GreenHab scale):

—Rosemary: 14g

Greenhab Report – December 24th

Crew 218 GreenHab Report 24-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 21.4°C; 13.5% (because of the minimum humidity, I believe this calculation is an error).

10:00AM

Floor Unit: 16°C
Electronic: 23.5°C
humidity 19%

1:55PM

Floor Unit: 15°C
Electronic: 20.4°C
humidity 20%

5:40PM

Floor Unit: 16°C
Electronic: 21.1°C
humidity 20%

Max: 24.9°C; 25%
Min: 17.9°C; 2% (I believe this humidity reading is in error)

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 7:20PM-12:20AM (timer was modified by staff. Last night’s measurement was an estimated start time).

Daily water usage for crops: 5.4Gal.
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~123 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops: 5:40 PM

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: Zucchini, Cherry tomato, Buttercrunch.

—No Martian rodents in the trap.

—ALARM: At 2:20 PM an alarm was heard while Shefali and I were in GreenHab. We radioed Habitat to notify of alarm and investigated. Astronomy Observatory’s alarm was set off. No fire detected.

—Used MiracleGrow™ while watering the plants.

Harvest:

—Cilantro plants had coriander seeds. Harvested 0.22g (took seeds to Science Lab to use a triple beam scale).

—Because of limited comms, we warmly ask CAPCOM to search for a dessert (not desert!) recipe that is coriander forward. 😀

Support/supplies requested: N/A

GreenHab Report – December 23rd

  


Crew 218 GreenHab Report 23-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 21.9°C, 19%

11:40AM

Floor Unit: 16°C

Electronic: 20.7°C

humidity 20%

1:20PM

Floor Unit: 19°C

Electronic: 23.2°C

humidity 18%

4:30PM

Floor Unit: 17°C

Electronic: 23.9°C

humidity 18%

7:20PM

Floor Unit: 15°C

Electronic: 19.6°C

humidity 20%

Max: 26.0°C, 21%

Min: 17.8°C, 17%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 7:30PM-12:30AM

Daily water usage for crops: 6.4 Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~129 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops: 7:20 PM

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: N/A

—Martian rodent was captured in trap. Has eaten two pieces of dried sweet potato—Yum!

—Gnats infested strawberry plants. Seen small red ‘arachnid’.

—Leaving door closed at 11:40AM.

—Found a Soil Moisture/Ph Sensor in GreenHab.

—Found an additional Temp/Humidity sensor.

—Reset Martian Rodent Trap with 3 pieces of dried sweet potato in anticipation…

Harvest:

Rosemary 0.5g (for bread); Oregano 0.5g, Basil 3g, Thyme 1g (for tomato sauce) Yum!

Support/supplies requested: Request parsley seeds for future missions.

GreenHab Report – December 22nd

  


Crew 218 GreenHab Report 22-DEC-19

Crew GreenHab Officer: Dr. Jonathan R. Buzan

Environmental control: Heating.

Shade cloth (40% and 30%) on.

Average temperature: 23.5°C 18%

9:20AM

Floor Unit: 15°C

Electronic: 18°C

humidity 21%

12:05PM

Floor Unit: 28°C

Electronic: 28.5°C

humidity 16%

2:35PM

Floor Unit: 12°C

Electronic: 22.2°C

humidity 19%

7:00PM

Floor Unit: 17°C

Electronic: 22.8°C

humidity 19%

Max: 29.8°C, 21%

Min: 17.3°C, 15%

Hours of supplemental light: Light system 7PM-12AM

Daily water usage for crops: 4.3 Gal.

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A

Water in Blue Tank – ~135 Gal.

Time(s) of watering for crops: 7:00 PM

SEASONAL PLANTING HISTORY:

Change to crops: None.

OTHER NOTES:

1st sprouts: N/A

—Martian rodent has eaten strawberries. Setup trap/release with two bits of sweet potato.

—Gnats infested strawberry plants.

—Adjusted suspended avocado pits to touch water.

—Leaving door closed at 9:20AM. Opened door at 12:05PM. Closed door at 2:35PM.

Harvest: Checked radishes. Not ready for harvest.

Support/supplies requested: N/A.