Sol Summary Report for sol 0.3
November 3, 2017
Shannon Rupert, MDRS Director
Mission Status: All work party objectives were addressed. See Kay’s
engineering report for details.
Sol Activity Summary: Another busy day for us. We worked on the
objectives we set for ourselves. Highlight of my day was getting the
generator running. It had been offline since June. Kevin and John
spent much time today in the GreenHab and so I am happy to report the first crew will have seeds to tend. Lowlight of my day was the resignation of DG Lusko, who has been our invaluable local support
here in Hanksville for about a decade. For me personally, he has been
the person I have relied upon for so much since I became director of
the station. I have also learned a lot from him and after we got the
generator running through my plan, I realized I can actually fly after
being kicked out of the nest.
Look Ahead Plan: Crew 182 arrives tomorrow at noon! We have a lot of
clean up to do tomorrow! John L. will be leaving us in the morning,
Kevin in the afternoon. Kay and John S will stay until Sunday and
overnight with the new crew.
Anomalies in work: There are a lot of missing/misplaced items here at
this time. We have spent a lot of time looking for things, more than
Weather: More wind today than before, but still warm and pleasant.
Crew Physical Status: Even dirtier, and much more tired.
EVA: John L and Kevin took the rover up the main road to explore. As
Kevin is a new CapCOM, this trip will help him support crew EVA
Reports to be file: Sol Summary and Engineering Report. Still no crew
photos, but we are determined to take one in the morning.
Support Requested: None at this time.