Operations Report – September 10th

MDRS Complete Operations Report 10-SEPT-2021

Name of person filing report: Shannon Rupert

Reason for Report: Beginning of field season/work party daily update

Non-nominal systems: Nothing to report

Action is taken for non-nominal systems: Nothing to report

Generator: Nothing to report

ScienceDome Dual Split: Operating

Solar— Nominal, providing all power
Solar— SOC % Last 24 hours:
Average 64.5
Minimum 36
Maximum 100

Note on solar: We continue to consume a lot of power considering how much solar we are generating. I believe the system can handle the load for another couple of days.

Diesel Reading – 0 %.

Propane Reading, station tank – 80 %
Propane Reading, director tank— 75%
Propane Reading, intern tank— 72%
Propane Reading, generator: 80%

Ethanol Free Gasoline – 5 gallons (and it looks like we are missing a couple of gas cans)

Water (loft tank): 50 gallons
Water Meter: n/a units
Water (static tank) – 200 gallons
Static to Loft Pump used – yes
Water in GreenHab – 120 gallons
Water in ScienceDome: 0 gallons
Water (Outpost tank) – 200 gallons

Hab toilet tank emptied: yes

Perseverance rover used: Yes
Hours: 218.4
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 100
Currently charging: yes

Sojourner rover used: yes
Hours: 147.2
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 100
Currently charging: no

Spirit rover used: yes
Hours: 136.7
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 100
Currently charging: yes

Opportunity rover used: no
Hours: 72.3
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 95
Currently charging: no

Curiosity rover used: yes
Hours: 143.3
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 100
Currently charging: yes

Notes on rovers: We are strengthening the batteries by running the rovers in the evening

ATV’s Used: (Honda, 300, 350.1, 350.2, 350.3): 350.3
Reason for use: recreation
Oil Added? No
ATV Fuel Used: 5 Gals
# Hours the ATVs were Used today: 3
Notes on ATVs: Nothing to report
HabCar used and why, where? Yes, hauling power washer

CrewCar used and why, where? Yes, for transport, the spare tire issue resolved

Luna used and why, where? No. DEF added.

General notes and comments: Nothing to report

Summary of internet: All nominal.

Summary of suits and radios: Nothing to report

Campus-wide inspection, if action is taken, what and why? Nothing to report

Summary of general operations: New signs were mounted to posts and are awaiting the purchase of pier blocks, which we have been unable to find.

Summary of Hab operations: ¾ of the power washing is completed. The seam between the roof and the sides was really dirty and looks much nicer now. We determined that the structure has too much damage to paint at this time. Kay and Shannon will work with Robert to determine what is to be done.

Summary of Outpost operations: Nothing to report

Summary of GreenHab operations: Nothing to report.

Summary of ScienceDome operations: Cleaning was completed. We begin painting Saturday morning.

Summary of RAM operations: Nothing to report

Summary of any observatory issues: Nothing to report

Summary of health and safety issues: I guess I should just stop complaining about the weather now. Nothing I can do about it.

Questions, concerns, supplies needed and requests: Nothing at this time.