Operations Report – May 6th

Crew 212 Operations Report 06-MAY-2019

SOL: 1

Name of person filing report: Paolo Guardabasso

Non-nominal systems: Lights in the EVA preparation room and crew room; pump in the loft (see previous emails).

Notes on non-nominal systems: The light bulb in the EVA preparation room died and we replaced it with the one on the shelf in the lower floor of HAB. The new one died a few hours later. Yesterday we had a dead light bulb in one of the rooms. This might be due to faulty light bulbs, but it might also be related to surges in the power distribution system.

Generator (hours run last night): 10:00
On (last night): 9:00 PM
Off (this morning): 7:00 AM

Solar— SOC 69% at 7:30PM

Diesel Reading – 99%

Propane Reading – 46%

Ethanol Free Gasoline – 4 gallons

Water (Axillary tank) – 0 gallons

Water (static tank) – ~440 gallons

Axillary to Static tank transfer – no

Gallons transferred: ~80 (last night)

Water in GreenHab – 180 gallons

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

Water Meter: 1432820

Toilet tank emptied: no

Deimos rover used: no (out of order)
Beginning charge:
Ending charge:
Currently charging:

Sojourner rover used: ASSIGNED TO DIRECTOR
Beginning charge:
Ending charge:
Currently charging:

Spirit rover used: No
Hours: 92.6h
Beginning charge:
Ending charge:
Currently charging: No

Opportunity rover used: Yes
Hours: 58.7h
Beginning charge: 100%
Ending charge: 100%
Currently charging: Yes

Curiosity rover used: Yes
Hours: 94.1h
Beginning charge: 100%
Ending charge: 99%
Currently charging: Yes

Notes on rovers: Rovers Opportunity and Curiosity were used to perform two EVAs (morning and afternoon), and they were charged in the middle. Final values this morning were: Opportunity (58.5h, 99%) and Curiosity (93.8h, 98%).

ATV’s Used: (Honda, 300, 350.1, 350.2, 350.3)

Reason for use:

Oil Added?

ATV Fuel Used: Gals

# Hours the ATVs were Used today:

Notes on ATVs: [From Director] Long time mystery solved! I discovered the issue with why the Honda sometimes does not start: the kill switch is activated by pushing it either hard to the left or right and must be in the middle for the engine to turn over. Adding to this confusion, the thing will try to turn over when the kill switch is selected, while with all the Yamahas when the kill switch in on, they won’t even try to start.

HabCar used and why, where? Used last night to collect a load of water in Hanksville

CrewCar used and why, where? Off campus

General notes and comments: Nothing to report

Summary of internet: Connection unstable during CapCom at 08:00 PM

Summary of suits and radios: The issues present mechanical issues (fans tend to get stuck in some models), electrical issues (one battery is apparently not charging), and some of the headsets had to be cleaned. More details in the spacesuit report.

Summary of Hab operations: Nothing to report

Summary of GreenHab operations: Watering twice the plants

Summary of ScienceDome operations: The small oven was used to sterilize the headsets covers.

Summary of RAM operations: The experiment rover was reassembled

Summary of any observatory issues: [From Director] The robotic observatory was open this morning. Peter was contacted and he closed it. Skynet had shut down unexpectedly.

Summary of health and safety issues: Nothing to report

Questions, concerns and requests to Mission Support: The water heater is plugged and the propane valve is open, the number in the display is 075, but we still have not hot water. How should we proceed?

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