GreenHab Report – November 15th 2018

Crew 198 GreenHab Report – 15-NOV-2018

GreenHab Officer: Andrei

Environmental control:

Heating

Shade cloth on

Average temperatures:

Low: 70

High 80

Hours of supplemental light: none

Daily water usage for crops: 4 gallons

Water in Blue Tank—40 % full

Time(s) of watering for crops: 1030

Changes to crops: Note all emergence of seedlings, death of seedlings, etc (These are also mandatory to write in the GreenHab book for 2018-2019) none

Narrative: no other information at this time

Harvest: This is our research so it is important that all harvested crops are noted and also weighed and that weight recorded in the GreenHab book and here.

Support/supplies needed:none

EVA#5 Report – November 15th 2018

Crew 198 EVA report 15-11-2018

EVA #: 5

Simulation of medical contingencies during EVA.

EVA Participants: Bindhu, Jayne, Aakar, Joe, Chuck, Andrei, Dan, Andy, Ben

Location: 12S Easting: 517500 Northing: 4150500

EVA Objectives: Simulation of medical contingencies during EVA.

Results: Medical contingencies successfully simulated

Issues/Mitigation: none

ATVs x3, Spirit, Curiosity, Opportunity

EVA Report Nov 14th

Crew 198 EVA report 14-11-2018

EVA #: 4

Simulation of medical contingencies during EVA.

Participants: Bindhu, Jayne, Aakar, Joe, Chuck, Andrei, Dan, Andy, Ben

Location: 12S 519800 4251500

EVA Objectives: Simulation of medical contingencies during EVA.

Results: Medical contingencies successfully simulated

Issues/Mitigation: Curiosity’s battery died, rover needed to be abandoned for later retrieval

ATVs x3, Spirit, Curiosity, Opportunity

Sol Summary Report Nov 14th

Crew 198 Sol Summary Report 11-14-2018

Sol: 4

Summary Title: A Traumatic Day

Author’s name: Jayne Paulson

Mission Status: alive

Sol Activity Summary: Celestial navigation, sleep deprivation, and successful EVA

Look Ahead Plan: continued development of teamwork during EVAs

Anomalies in work: None

Weather: Beautiful, sunny

Crew Physical Status: Crew passed Physical Readiness Test

EVA: medical contingencies

Reports to file: Operations, Green Hab, Journalist, EVA Request, EVA Report, Sol Summary

Support Requested: None at this time.

Operations Report Nov 14th

Crew 198 Operations Report 14-Nov-2018

SOL: 4

Name of person filing report: Dana Levin

Non-nominal systems: Report filing, Rover Demos, engineering airlock electrical sockets, engineering airlock light, lower deck hab wall heater,

Notes on non-nominal systems:

– Generator update; functioning nominally

– Report filing repeating from last night for broadcasting: we have had continued trouble with non updated report templates requiring a back and forth between MDRS and mission support demanding reports filed in different formats. This yielded significant crew frustration

o Proposed solution: reports could be turned into google forms. The links to these forms sent to the station crew to standardize filing format. This would also allow centralized data collection and presentation including some values that could be graphed over time and organized for presentation/analysis easily.

o We attempted to formulate such forms but our internet connection did not allow connection to the google servers

– Sojourner: functioning nominally

– Curiosity: battery died on EVA along Galileo road, these batteries appeared low on water as well. This rover will need to be retrieved

– Engineering air lock light and power sockets are still inoperable.

– Demos: battery refilled with water, appears to hold charge However rover remains inoperable.

– 350 ATV is inoperable, likely with a dead battery that has yet to be replaced

Generator (hours run): 11

Solar— SOC % (Before generator is run at night): 77%

Diesel Reading – 55%

Propane Reading – not taken

Ethanol Free Gasoline – 12 gallons.

Water (auxillary tank) – 60 gallons

Water (static tank) – 310 gallons

Auxillary to Static tank transfer– yes

Gallons transferred: 30

Water in GreenHab – tank at 75%, unsure how many gallons this is

Water (loft) – Static to Loft Pump used – yes

Water Meter: unknown where this is located

Toilet tank emptied: yes

Deimos rover used: no

Hours:

Beginning charge: 100%

Ending charge:

Currently charging: yes

Sojourner rover used: no

Hours:

Beginning charge: 100%

Ending charge:

Currently charging: yes

Spirit rover used: yes

Hours: 1

Beginning charge: 100

Ending charge: 85

Currently charging: yes

Opportunity rover used: yes

Hours: 1

Beginning charge: 100

Ending charge: 87

Currently charging: yes

Curiosity rover used:

Hours: 1

Beginning charge: 100

Ending charge: 0

Currently charging: yes

Notes on rovers: (See above)

Demos: batteries refilled, charged at 100% but rover remains inoperable

Curiosity: abandoned on Galileo road with a dead battery

ATV’s Used: (Honda, , 350.1, 350.2)

Reason for use: EVA

Oil Added? no

ATV Fuel Used: 1 Gals

# Hours the ATVs were Used today: 1

Notes on ATVs: one of the 350s is still non functional. The battery appears dead

HabCar used and why, where? Yes to retrieve EVAers on corner of Cow dung and Gallileo road

CrewCar used and why, where? no

General notes and comments:

Please standardize reports and consider loading them into google forms or some kind of email template with a hab specific email. This saves data by preventing redownloading of mail to different accounts, avoids incorrect forms transmitted to crew or filed by crew, and makes data transfer easier

Summary of internet: functional

Summary of suits and radios: using our own

Summary of Hab operations: nominal despite facility difficulties

Summary of GreenHab operations: none

Summary of ScienceDome operations: none

Summary of RAMM operations: none

Summary of any observatory issues: none identified as we are not using observatory

Summary of health and safety issues: none

Questions, concerns and requests to Mission Support: see above

Green Hab Report Nov 14th

Crew 198 GreenHab Report – 14-NOV-2018

GreenHab Officer: Andrei

Environmental control:

Heating

Shade cloth on

Average temperatures:

Low: 70

High 80

Hours of supplemental light: none

Daily water usage for crops: 4 gallons

Water in Blue Tank—75% full

Time(s) of watering for crops: 0900

Changes to crops: Note all emergence of seedlings, death of seedlings, etc (These are also mandatory to write in the GreenHab book for 2018-2019) none

Narrative: no other information at this time

Harvest: This is our research so it is important that all harvested crops are noted and also weighed and that weight recorded in the GreenHab book and here.

Support/supplies needed:none

Journalist Report – November 13th

Journalist report;

Today we launched a rocket. Not just any rocket a repurposed Nike sounding rocket from the early days of the space program when we were still defining the winds in the upper atmosphere. At the launch we established effective range safety and cleared our airspace with an official NOTAM to the regulatory agencies controlling the airspace around our habitat. The rocket flew to 8200 feet and was safely recovered in a nearby field after a successful parachute recovery. No lives were lost and no animals were hurt in this demonstration so we count is a resounding success. To commemorate our success we ate a hearty meal of quiche and cinnamon rolls. After our launch we retired to the habitat for a customized exercise program, our traditional communal dinner and debriefings.

Sol Summary – November 13th

Crew 198 Sol Summary Report 13Nov2018

Sol: 3

Summary Title: A Successful Rocket Launch!

Author’s name: Jayne Paulson

Mission Status: Successful Launch and Retrieval of the MDRS Survey Rocket!

Sol Activity Summary: We learned about orbital mechanics and successfully launched a high powered rocket to 8,311 feet

Look Ahead Plan: It’s like Christmas everyday- we never know what it’s going to be!

Anomalies in work: None

Weather: Beautiful, sunny

Crew Physical Status: Crew passed Physical Readiness Test

EVA: Rocket Launch

Reports to be filed: Operations, Green Hab, Journalist, EVA Request, EVA Report, Sol Summary, Crew Bios

Support Requested: None at this time.