Sol Summary – February 03rd

Sol: 6

Summary Title: The Weather Complexity

Author’s name: Kunal Naik (Space_bot)

Mission Status: Nominal

Sol Activity Summary: Nature itself is a super power no one can or will be able to control it. Mission Support! We have a problem, Strong winds incoming! The EVA was proposed to Mission Support last night but after their guidance it was cancelled. The crew woke up little late than decided as it was Sunday, started the morning with warm cup of soup and salty crackers with a round table discussion over the usage of water on Earth, Mars and ISS. Post breakfast the crew engineer (Space Bot) started to work on his child rover’s project. The rover had some serious problems with its circuitry which was found out this morning and was resolved at the earliest. The battery check and camera test (A/V) was done inside the RAMM. While Crew Commander (Carbon Flight) was busy working on his 3D clay printer. The printer was integrated with its extruder as a clay syringe. The printer was mounted on the wooden log to support the system. Delicious Sunday lunch was cooked by Crew Health and Safety Officer (Mars Bag) which was assisted by the Green Hab Officer (Cosmos). He was into his daily assigned Green Hab activities looking after old plants as well observing the new plants which were sowed recently in 8 different soil compositions. Post lunch, the crew spent some time watching movie and relaxing their noon. The EVA was cancelled due to windy conditions, so its time was utilized for recreational activities. The crew has planned to play some card and board games post Sunday dinner.

Look Ahead Plan: The 3D clay printer will be tested using a simulant soil and later with different composition, proceeding printing manually on usual basis. The work on the child rover will be to test the complete system outdoor. Finger crossed on weather and servers. The child-rover will be operated for future EVA’s. The sprouts and mix seeds are already planted in the GreenHab, hoping to get good results.

Anomalies in work: None Encountered

Weather: Sunny, Strong Winds

Crew Physical Status: Nominal

EVA’s location: Cancelled due to strong winds

Reports to be filed: 1) Operations Report 2) Green Hab Report 3) Journalist Report 4) Science Report 5) Photos

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