Crew 223 EVA Report 10-03-2020
EVA # 9
Author: Valentin Bellemin Laponnaz (GreenHab Officer)
Purpose of EVA: Changing the batteries for MegaARES and LOAC. Exploring Candor Chasma.
Start time: 08:59 AM
End time: 11:25 PM
Narrative: The purpose of this EVA was to change batteries from MegAres and LOAC and to explore Candor Chasma. We used the ATVs 1 and 3 and the rover Perseverance. Nothing to report during the change of the batteries. The exploration was awesome, a bit tired. We walked for approx 8km, up and down the Canyon. According to the footsteps, we went further than last crew so we’re proud of it. Everyone went safe and sound.
Destination: MegaARES and LOAC base and Candor Chasma
Coordinates (use UTM NAD27 CONUS): 12S0518494-4250679 and 12S0519800-4252000.
EVA Participants: Valentin Bellemin-Laponnaz (GreenHab Officer, EVA Leader), Aurelien Mure (Commander), Marion Lebrun (Crew Scientist), Clement Plagne (Journalist)
Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Cow Dung Road
Mode of travel: Driving (2 ATVs and 1 rover) and walking
Vehicles used (If applicable): ATVs 1, 3 and Perseverance